'O' Yes -- Omarion Is No. 1

Solo debut moves 182K.

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. Sony BMG says 30% of the first-week sales of "O" were in the new DualDisc format.

As part of his former R&B/pop boy band, Omarion went to No. 2 in 2002 with "B2K." The group's best-selling album came later that year with "Pandemonium!," which has sold 1.2 million units. Now, the title track to Omarion's solo effort is climbing the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, where it is No. 13, and the Hot 100, where it is No. 35.

"O" 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.

Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) dips 2-3 on a 46% sales decline from last week to 109,000 units. The Game's "The Documentary" (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope) slips 3-4 on a 20% drop to 105,000.

Tori Amos' "The Beekeeper" (Epic) enters The Billboard 200 at No. 5 with 83,000 units. The songstress has enjoyed better bows, the highest being 1996's "Boys for Pele" (Atlantic), which started at No. 2 with 109,000 units and has sold 1 million to date. Her best-selling album remains 1992's "Little Earthquakes," at 1.9 million.

John Legend's "Get Lifted" (Columbia) moves 7-6 despite a 12% fall to 80,000.

"Kidz Bop 7" (Razor & Tie) debuts at No. 7 with 74,000, earning the franchise's biggest sales week and highest chart position so far. "Kidz Bop Kids 6" opened at No. 23 with 37,000. Altogether, the series has sold 4.2 million units.

Eminem's "Encore" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) holds at No. 8 for a second week, despite an 11% slide to 70,000. 3 Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) falls 6-9 on a 35% drop to 68,000. Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway" (RCA) is No. 10 for a second week, with a 15% dip to 64,000 units.

Further down the chart, New No Limit/Koch act Tru's "Truth" enters at No. 54 with 20,000 copies. As part of Master P's original No Limit label, the trio scored its highest bow in 1999 with "Da Crime Family," which entered at No. 5 with 139,000 and has sold 850,000 to date.

With their sophomore set, "Aha Shake Heartbreak" (RCA), Kings of Leon earn their highest bow yet, at No. 55 with 20,000 units. The Tennessee quartet made its full-length debut in 2003 with "Youth & Young Manhood," which started at No. 113. The group is headlining U.S. dates through March.

Overall U.S. album sales are down 12% from last week at 11.2 million units, 11% behind the same week last year. Year-to-date sales are down 10.5% at 8.9 million units.