Jack Johnson scores his second Billboard 200 chart-topper -- and his biggest sales week yet -- as "Sleep Through the Static" climbs on board at No. 1. The Brushfire set moved 375,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 139,000 of which were digital, setting a new record.
Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson scores his best sales week ever and his second No. 1 album as "Sleep Through the Static" debuts atop the Billboard 200 . . . Sheryl Crow finds herself in a familiar place on the chart -- the runner-up slot -- as her sixth studio album, "Detours," bows . . . Lenny Kravitz notches his highest-charting studio set as "It Is Time for a Love Revolution" lands at No. 4 . . . k.d. lang also has a banner week as the singer claims a record high on the Billboard 200, bowing at No. 8 with "Watershed" . . . In Progress Reports, we've got news on instant Grammy chart impact as well as Tom Petty's Super Bowl-fueled sales gains.
With two simultaneously released albums, Nelly pushes everyone out of his way on The Billboard 200 this week, taking over the chart's top two slots. The St. Louis-based rapper's "Suit" took No. 1 on U.S. sales of 396,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while "Sweat" enters one slot back with 342,000.