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

I AM...SASHA FIERCE

Beyonce

3

DARK HORSE

Nickelback

5

HANNAH MONTANA: THE MOVIE

Soundtrack

7

808S & HEARTBREAK

Kanye West

8

THE FAME

Lady Gaga

9

RELAPSE

Eminem

11

ONLY BY THE NIGHT

Kings Of Leon

12

THE BLUEPRINT 3

Jay-Z

13

DAVID COOK

David Cook

14

THE FOUNDATION

Zac Brown Band

16

FUNHOUSE

Pink

17

INTUITION

Jamie Foxx

18

NO LINE ON THE HORIZON

U2

19

UNSTOPPABLE

Rascal Flatts

20

A DIFFERENT ME

Keyshia Cole

21

BIG WHISKEY AND THE GROOGRUX KING

Dave Matthews Band

22

BLACKSUMMERS'NIGHT

Maxwell

23

LOVE ON THE INSIDE

Sugarland

24

TAYLOR SWIFT

Taylor Swift

25

21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN

Green Day

26

PAPER TRAIL

T.I.

27

LEARN TO LIVE

Darius Rucker

28

WE SING. WE DANCE. WE STEAL THINGS.

Jason Mraz

30

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR

Soundtrack

31

BLACK ICE

AC/DC

33

ALL I EVER WANTED

Kelly Clarkson

34

THE TIME OF OUR LIVES (EP)

Miley Cyrus

35

THE FRAY

The Fray

36

WIDE OPEN

Jason Aldean

37

LEAVE THIS TOWN

Daughtry

39

VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS

Coldplay

40

LADY ANTEBELLUM

Lady Antebellum

41

THE PROMISE

Il Divo

42

FREEDOM

Akon

43

MICHAEL JACKSON'S THIS IS IT (SOUNDTRACK)

Michael Jackson

44

DAY & AGE

The Killers

45

ROCK N ROLL JESUS

Kid Rock

46

MAMMA MIA!

Soundtrack

47

DEFYING GRAVITY

Keith Urban

48

CRAZY LOVE

Michael Buble

49

THA CARTER III

Lil Wayne

50

THEATER OF THE MIND

Ludacris

51

ONE OF THE BOYS

Katy Perry

52

GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Rascal Flatts

53

THE SOUND OF MADNESS

Shinedown

54

LINES, VINES AND TRYING TIMES

Jonas Brothers

55

CHINESE DEMOCRACY

Guns N' Roses

56

AND WINTER CAME...

Enya

59

DAVID ARCHULETA

David Archuleta

60

CARNIVAL RIDE

Carrie Underwood

61

DEATH MAGNETIC

Metallica

63

YEAR OF THE GENTLEMAN

Ne-Yo

64

HANNAH MONTANA 3

Soundtrack

65

THAT LONESOME SONG

Jamey Johnson

67

GREATEST HITS II

Kenny Chesney

68

IN A PERFECT WORLD...

Keri Hilson

70

GOOD GIRL GONE BAD

Rihanna

71

LOVE V/S MONEY

The-Dream

72

THE POINT OF IT ALL

Anthony Hamilton

74

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON

Soundtrack

75

SOUL

Seal

76

BREAKOUT

Miley Cyrus

77

A LITTLE BIT LONGER

Jonas Brothers

79

JOY TO THE WORLD

Faith Hill

80

DEEPER THAN RAP

Rick Ross

81

FOLIE A DEUX

Fall Out Boy

82

AMERICAN SATURDAY NIGHT

Brad Paisley

83

LOVE IS THE ANSWER

Barbra Streisand

84

WOW HITS 2009: 30 OF THE YEAR'S TOP CHRISTIAN ARTISTS AND HITS

Various Artists

85

LOTUS FLOW3R/MPLSOUND/ELIX3R

Prince/Bria Valente

87

THR33 RINGZ

T-Pain

88

CHICKENFOOT

Chickenfoot

89

LUCKY OLD SUN

Kenny Chesney

90

BACKSPACER

Pearl Jam

91

QUIET NIGHTS

Diana Krall

93

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

Soundtrack

94

DA REALIST

Plies

98

THE LAST KISS

Jadakiss

101

MEMOIRS OF AN IMPERFECT ANGEL

Mariah Carey

103

JENNIFER HUDSON

Jennifer Hudson

104

TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT

Hinder

105

CRADLESONG

Rob Thomas

106

TOGETHER THROUGH LIFE

Bob Dylan

107

BREAKTHROUGH

Colbie Caillat

108

WANT

3OH!3

109

HERE WE GO AGAIN

Demi Lovato

110

CHRISTMAS DUETS

Elvis Presley

111

THE SOUND

Mary Mary

113

BRAND NEW EYES

Paramore

114

MY CHRISTMAS

Andrea Bocelli

115

KEEP ON LOVING YOU

Reba

116

ALL HOPE IS GONE

Slipknot

117

ORACULAR SPECTACULAR

MGMT

119

OCEAN EYES

Owl City

120

LOSO'S WAY (SOUNDTRACK)

Fabolous

121

SOUTHERN VOICE

Tim McGraw

122

SAVING ABEL

Saving Abel

123

INDESTRUCTIBLE

Disturbed

124

THE RESISTANCE

Muse

125

UNCLE CHARLIE

Charlie Wilson

126

TESTIMONY: VOL. 2, LOVE & POLITICS

India.Arie

128

THE RECESSION

Young Jeezy

129

YO-YO MA & FRIENDS: SONGS OF JOY & PEACE

Yo-Yo Ma

130

DAUGHTRY

Daughtry

132

THAT DON'T MAKE ME A BAD GUY

Toby Keith

134

INCREDIBAD

The Lonely Island

135

JEREMIH

Jeremih

136

BLACK GIVES WAY TO BLUE

Alice In Chains

137

SO FAR GONE (EP)

Drake

138

LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING

Billy Currington

140

WILCO (THE ALBUM)

Wilco

141

PEACE ON EARTH

Casting Crowns

143

HELLO LOVE

Chris Tomlin

144

R.O.O.T.S. (ROUTE OF OVERCOMING THE STRUGGLE)

Flo Rida

145

APPEAL TO REASON

Rise Against

146

WHAT A NIGHT! A CHRISTMAS ALBUM

Harry Connick, Jr.

147

KIDZ BOP 15

Kidz Bop Kids

148

IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU

Lily Allen

149

UNIVERSAL MIND CONTROL

Common

150

FOREVER IN A DAY

DAY26

151

REVELATION

Third Day

152

KELLIE PICKLER

Kellie Pickler

153

ROCKFERRY

Duffy

154

FINDING BEAUTY IN NEGATIVE SPACES

Seether

156

AWAKE

Skillet

157

MAN ON THE MOON: THE END OF DAY

Kid Cudi

158

THE ESSENTIAL NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL CHRISTMAS

Various Artists

159

MY LOVE: ESSENTIAL COLLECTION

Celine Dion

160

THE LAST

Aventura

161

LIVE ON THE INSIDE

Sugarland

162

35 BIGGEST HITS

Toby Keith

163

LIFE STARTS NOW

Three Days Grace

164

NOTHING BUT THE BEST

Frank Sinatra

165

GRAMMY NOMINEES 2009

Various Artists

166

ALL WRAPPED UP! (EP)

Various Artists

167

3 DOORS DOWN

3 Doors Down

168

KEEPS GETTIN' BETTER: A DECADE OF HITS

Christina Aguilera

169

SONIC BOOM

Kiss

170

REVOLUTION

Miranda Lambert

171

IF ON A WINTER'S NIGHT...

Sting

172

AMERICAN RIDE

Toby Keith

173

HUMAN

Brandy

174

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN: THE ALBUM

Soundtrack

175

THE NEW GAME

Mudvayne

176

ISOLATED INCIDENT

Dane Cook

177

WOLFGANG AMADEUS PHOENIX

Phoenix

179

#1S ... AND THEN SOME

Brooks & Dunn

181

FULL CIRCLE

Creed

183

GLEE: SEASON ONE: THE MUSIC VOLUME 1

Soundtrack

184

HIT MAN: DAVID FOSTER & FRIENDS

David Foster

185

HOT AUGUST NIGHT/NYC

Neil Diamond

188

CAMP ROCK

Soundtrack

189

THE CIRCLE

Bon Jovi

190

FANTASY RIDE

Ciara

191

UGK 4 LIFE

UGK

192

IT'S BLITZ!

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

193

SPEAKING LOUDER THAN BEFORE

Jeremy Camp

194

METAMORPHOSIS

Papa Roach

197

CAGE THE ELEPHANT

Cage The Elephant

198

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE EIGHTIES

Barry Manilow

199

LA REVOLUCION

Wisin & Yandel

200

SOUNDS OF THE UNIVERSE

Depeche Mode