Billboard 200 Albums

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BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS

This year's most popular albums across all genres, ranked by album sales as well as audio on-demand streaming activity and digital sales of tracks from albums as compiled by Nielsen Music.

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2

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL

Soundtrack

3

ALL THE RIGHT REASONS

Nickelback

4

ME AND MY GANG

Rascal Flatts

5

THE BREAKTHROUGH

Mary J. Blige

6

CURTAIN CALL: THE HITS

Eminem

7

BACK TO BEDLAM

James Blunt

8

THE ROAD AND THE RADIO

Kenny Chesney

9

THE LEGEND OF JOHNNY CASH

Johnny Cash

11

THE EMANCIPATION OF MIMI

Mariah Carey

15

UNPREDICTABLE

Jamie Foxx

16

TAKING THE LONG WAY

Dixie Chicks

17

CHRIS BROWN

Chris Brown

18

FUTURESEX/LOVESOUNDS

Justin Timberlake

22

CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR

Madonna

23

ORAL FIXATION VOL. 2

Shakira

26

FROM UNDER THE CORK TREE

Fall Out Boy

27

IN MY OWN WORDS

Ne-Yo

28

GREATEST HITS VOL 2: REFLECTED

Tim McGraw

31

10,000 DAYS

Tool

32

A FEVER YOU CAN'T SWEAT OUT

Panic! At The Disco

34

THE SOUND OF REVENGE

Chamillionaire

35

AMARANTINE

Enya

36

EXTREME BEHAVIOR

Hinder

39

HOW TO SAVE A LIFE

The Fray

42

SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE

Korn

43

WHITE TRASH WITH MONEY

Toby Keith

44

WALK THE LINE

Soundtrack

45

PRECIOUS MEMORIES

Alan Jackson

46

CURIOUS GEORGE (SOUNDTRACK)

Jack Johnson

47

THA CARTER II

Lil Wayne

48

ST. ELSEWHERE

Gnarls Barkley

49

A GIRL LIKE ME

Rihanna

50

GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN'

Soundtrack

51

TWICE THE SPEED OF LIFE

Sugarland

54

FIREFLIES

Faith Hill

55

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE FIFTIES

Barry Manilow

56

AMERICAN IDIOT

Green Day

57

THE OPEN DOOR

Evanescence

58

COMIN' TO YOUR CITY

Big & Rich

60

THE TRINITY

Sean Paul

61

THE WAY IT IS

Keyshia Cole

62

TIME WELL WASTED

Brad Paisley

65

MODERN DAY DRIFTER

Dierks Bentley

66

NEW JOC CITY

Yung Joc

67

DEMON DAYS

Gorillaz

68

HAVE A NICE DAY

Bon Jovi

69

CONTINUUM

John Mayer

71

LATE REGISTRATION

Kanye West

72

IN BETWEEN DREAMS

Jack Johnson

73

GREATEST HITS

Guns N' Roses

74

EYE TO THE TELESCOPE

KT Tunstall

75

THE ROAD TO HERE

Little Big Town

76

DANITY KANE

Danity Kane

77

DECEMBERUNDERGROUND

AFI

78

REBA: #1'S

Reba McEntire

80

TEN THOUSAND FISTS

Disturbed

81

RELEASE THERAPY

Ludacris

82

ANCORA

Il Divo

83

BARRIO FINO: EN DIRECTO

Daddy Yankee

84

THE CHEETAH GIRLS 2

Soundtrack

85

MODERN TIMES

Bob Dylan

86

DUETS: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC

Tony Bennett

90

PEARL JAM

Pearl Jam

91

HANNAH MONTANA

Soundtrack

92

THE REAL THING

Bo Bice

93

PORT OF MIAMI

Rick Ross

94

WHAT THE GAME'S BEEN MISSING!

Juelz Santana

95

SAM'S TOWN

The Killers

96

SWEATSUIT

Nelly

97

LET'S GET IT: THUG MOTIVATION 101

Young Jeezy

98

LOVE. ANGEL. MUSIC. BABY.

Gwen Stefani

99

MOST KNOWN UNKNOWN

Three 6 Mafia

100

WE SHALL OVERCOME: THE SEEGER SESSIONS

Bruce Springsteen

102

ON TOP OF OUR GAME

Dem Franchize Boyz

103

RETALIATION

Dane Cook

104

MOST WANTED

Hilary Duff

105

LUDACRIS PRESENTS...DISTURBING THA PEACE

Ludacris And DTP

106

THE BIG BANG

Busta Rhymes

107

WHAT'S LEFT OF ME

Nick Lachey

109

EYES OPEN

Snow Patrol

110

GREATEST HITS 2

Toby Keith

111

DOIN' SOMETHIN' RIGHT

Billy Currington

112

INTO THE RUSH

Aly & AJ

114

TESTIMONY: VOL. 1, LIFE & RELATIONSHIP

India.Arie

115

THE DUTCHESS

Fergie

116

THANKS FOR THE MEMORY... THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK VOL. IV

Rod Stewart

117

IT JUST COMES NATURAL

George Strait

118

RAPPA TERNT SANGA

T-Pain

119

CORINNE BAILEY RAE

Corinne Bailey Rae

121

ALL JACKED UP

Gretchen Wilson

125

JASON ALDEAN

Jason Aldean

129

DANIEL POWTER

Daniel Powter

130

I'M NOT DEAD

Pink

131

AIN'T NOBODY WORRYIN'

Anthony Hamilton

133

LIVE AT STUBB'S

Matisyahu

134

3121

Prince

135

LAUGH NOW, CRY LATER

Ice Cube

136

STAND STILL, LOOK PRETTY

The Wreckers

137

THE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION

Il Divo

138

LETOYA

LeToya

139

CHRISTMAS SONGS

Diana Krall Featuring The Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

141

MY GHETTO REPORT CARD

E-40

142

FACE THE PROMISE

Bob Seger

143

REALITY CHECK

Juvenile

144

WOW HITS 2006

Various Artists

145

KIDZ BOP 9

Kidz Bop Kids

146

IDLEWILD (SOUNDTRACK)

OutKast

148

WILDFLOWER

Sheryl Crow

149

BULLET IN A BIBLE

Green Day

150

WE DON'T NEED TO WHISPER

Angels And Airwaves

151

ALL THAT I AM

Santana

153

ONCE AGAIN

John Legend

154

KIDZ BOP 10

Kidz Bop Kids

155

DOWN FOR LIFE

D4L

156

A THOUSAND DIFFERENT WAYS

Clay Aiken

157

LIKE RED ON A ROSE

Alan Jackson

158

CELTIC WOMAN

Celtic Woman

159

GREATEST HITS

Creed

160

FLYLEAF

Flyleaf

161

12 SONGS

Neil Diamond

162

WHEREVER YOU ARE

Third Day

163

AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 5: ENCORES

Soundtrack

165

IF ONLY YOU WERE LONELY

Hawthorne Heights

166

GHETTO CLASSICS

Jaheim

167

DISNEYMANIA 4: MUSIC STARS SING DISNEY ...THEIR WAY!

Various Artists

168

IL DIVO

Il Divo

169

STILL THE SAME... GREAT ROCK CLASSICS OF OUR TIME

Rod Stewart

170

DIRECTOR

Avant

173

THE PHOENIX

Lyfe Jennings

174

DANGEROUS MAN

Trace Adkins

175

UNPLUGGED

Alicia Keys

176

TOUGH ALL OVER

Gary Allan

177

EDUCATED HORSES

Rob Zombie

178

HIGHWAY COMPANION

Tom Petty

179

THE GREAT DIVIDE

Scott Stapp

180

CHAPTER V

Staind

182

AMERICAN V: A HUNDRED HIGHWAYS

Johnny Cash

185

UNAPPRECIATED

Cherish

188

REAL FINE PLACE

Sara Evans

189

COME WHAT(EVER) MAY

Stone Sour

190

IN MY MIND

Pharrell

191

THE PEOPLES CHAMP

Paul Wall

192

PA'L MUNDO

Wisin & Yandel

193

BROKEN BOY SOLDIERS

The Raconteurs

196

IF YOU'RE GOING THROUGH HELL

Rodney Atkins

197

REVELATIONS

Audioslave

198

SWITCH

INXS

199

GREATEST HITS

Blink-182

200

WOLFMOTHER

Wolfmother