1. Dave Matthews Band Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Away From the World' is DMB's sixth straight No. 1; Top six on this week's chart are all debuts For only the second time in history, the entire top six albums on the Billboard 200 chart are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band  ...

  2. Alan Jackson Scores Top Debut on Billboard 200, Adele's Back at No. 1

    June 13, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country king Alan Jackson debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his latest effort, "Thirty Miles West." The set sold 73,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is his first for EMI Nashville after ...

  3. Coldplay Claims Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 02, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Coldplay climbs in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with its third chart-topping set, "Mylo Xyloto," selling 447,000 in its debut week according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Mylo's" bow marks the third largest sale ...

  4. Lady Gaga's 'Born' Holds Atop Billboard 200, Despite Steep Sales Drop

    June 08, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga's "Born This Way" continues to rule the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week as the set shifts 174,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's down a steep 84% from its historic 1,108,000 start last week ...

  5. MGMT's Top Debut on Billboard 200; Bieber Holds at No. 1

    April 21, 2010 11:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a third non-consecutive week with 92,000, and MGMT 's second album "Congratulations" is the tally's highest debut, arriving at N ...

  6. Lady Antebellum Returns To No. 1, Marvin Sapp Debuts Big On Billboard 200

    March 24, 2010 11:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Antebellum 's "Need You Now" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a fourth non-consecutive week (93,000; down 11%), but the big album chart news is the arrival of Marvin Sapp 's "Here I Am" at No. 2 with 76,0 ...

  7. Sade Clocks Third Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    March 03, 2010 11:29 AM EST 0 0 0 There's no stopping the Sade party as the group's "Soldier of Love" retains the top slot on the Billboard 200 for a third straight week. The album sold 127,000 (down 34%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. In the runner-up slot, La ...

  8. Susan Boyle Sees 'Dream' Soar To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    December 02, 2009 7:55 AM EST 0 0 0 YouTube sensation and former "Britain's Got Talent" contestant Susan Boyle 's debut album "I Dreamed a Dream" opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 701,000 copies sold in its first week according to Niel ...

  9. Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Warner Bros.) sold nearly half a million copies and tops The Billboard 200. The band's first studio album since 2003 moved 490,000 copie In just a three-day sales wi ...

  10. Lil Wayne Crushes The Competition To Debut At No. 1

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the highest weekly sales figure since 2005, Lil Wayne crashes in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Tha Carter III." As reported yesterday, the Cash Money/Universal set moved just over 1 million With the highest weekly sales figure s ...

  11. Mariah Carey Remains Atop Billboard 200

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set "E=MC2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The album, the diva's sixth No. 1, moved 182,000 copies in the U.S. Despite a 61% decline in sal ...

  12. Keys Notches Fourth Week At No. 1

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with "As I Am," making this her fourth non-consecutive week at No. 1. The J Records effort had a 3% sales bump to 61,000 copies in the United States Alicia Keys returns to the top of The ...

  13. Buble Sidesteps Bone Thugs To Claim No. 1

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Buble's 143/Reprise set "Call Me Irresponsible" moves 2-1 to claim the top spot on The Billboard 200. In its second week on the chart, the album sold 145,000 copies in the United States, accor Michael Buble's 143/Reprise ...

  14. Nickelback Debuts 'Right' On Top

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickelback has scored the first chart-topping album of its career with "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG). The Canadian act's fifth full-length set sold 317,000 copies in its first week, accor Nickelback has scored the first c ...