Though Tenth Avenue North's latest hit single is titled "Losing," it's obvious the band is winning these days. Its third album, "The Struggle", debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart and No. 9 on the Billboard 200, the group's highest entry on the latter list."The main drivers were strong presales at iTunes, LifeWay, Family [Christian Stores] and Amazon.com, a major hit at radio
As earlier reported, R&B singer Trey Songz is coasting to his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his "Chapter V" should easily top the tally next week. Industry sources are projecting that the set could sell between 120,000 and 130,000 by the end of the tracking week on Aug. 26.
DJ Khaled's latest, "Kiss the Ring," which may move around 40,000. Owl City's new "The Midsummer Station" should also jump into the top 10, as it's on course for a start in the range of 25,000 to 30,000. And Christian band Tenth Avenue North is in the hunt for its first top 10 album, as "The Struggle" is heading for the region with perhaps 25,000 or so.
IMAGINE DRAGONS Night Visions Producers: Alex Da Kid, Imagine Dragons KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Release Date: Sept. 4 Though he hasn't yet reached the level of Dr. Luke and RedOne, English songwriter/producer Alex Da Kid has helmed enough hit singles in the past few years-think of B.o.B's "Airplanes," Dr. Dre's "I Need a Doctor" and "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem and Rihanna-to earn himself an Intersc