Rick Ross' "Deeper Than Rap" bows atop the Billboard 200 with 158,000, giving the rapper his third chart-topper . . . Two more new sets arrive in the top 10 this week: Depeche Mode's "Sounds of the Universe" enters at No. 3 with 80,000, and new rapper Asher Roth gets cooking with "Asleep in the Bread Aisle" at No. 5 with 65,000 . . . In Progress Reports we've got updates on Green Day's big leap to No. 1 on the Modern Rock chart, Katy Perry's latest hit and Rob Thomas' return to the Adult Top 40 radio tally.
U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" exploded onto the U.K. album chart at No. 1 yesterday (Nov. 28). The new Universal Island album is the Irish band's ninth best-selling set over a 21-year period that began when "War" hit the top in 1983.