Former B2K frontman Omarion's solo career makes a grand entrance this week, as the debut album "O" bows on top of The Billboard 200. The T.U.G./Epic/Sony Music set sold 182,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 72,000 more than last week's No. 1, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" which falls to No. 2.
Former B2K frontman Omarion bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with solo debut "O" (T.U.G./Epic), which scores U.S. sales of 182,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set sends last week's chart-topper, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" (Concord/Hear Music), to No. 2 on a 51% sales slide to 110,000.
Koch Records has renewed its partnership with Master P and his The New No Limit label, Billboard.biz has learned. Koch will continue to provide promotion, marketing and distribution services for all New No Limit releases.