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Week of December 20, 2008

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1 NEW
  • NEW
    • Circus

      Britney Spears
    • -
    • 1
    • 1
      • -
      • 1
      • 1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/JLG

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Fearless

      Taylor Swift
    • 2
    • 1
    • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  • 3
    • I Am...Sasha Fierce

      Beyonce
    • 4
    • 1
    • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 4
    • 808s & Heartbreak

      Kanye West
    • 1
    • 1
    • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 5
    • Dark Horse

      Nickelback
    • 7
    • 2
    • 3
      • 7
      • 2
      • 3
  • 6
    • Twilight

      Soundtrack
    • 8
    • 1
    • 5
      • 8
      • 1
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 7 NEW
  • NEW
    • Freedom

      Akon
    • -
    • 7
    • 1
      • -
      • 7
      • 1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Konvict/Upfront/SRC/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • High School Musical 3: Senior Year

      Soundtrack
    • 11
    • 2
    • 7
      • 11
      • 2
      • 7
  • 9
    • NOW 29

      Various Artists
    • 9
    • 3
    • 4
      • 9
      • 3
      • 4
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • David Cook

      David Cook
    • 10
    • 3
    • 3
      • 10
      • 3
      • 3
  • 11
    • Black Ice

      AC/DC
    • 12
    • 1
    • 7
      • 12
      • 1
      • 7
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 12
    • The Promise

      Il Divo
    • 13
    • 5
    • 3
      • 13
      • 5
      • 3
  • 13
    • Joy To The World

      Faith Hill
    • 17
    • 13
    • 10
      • 17
      • 13
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • And Winter Came...

      Enya
    • 18
    • 8
    • 4
      • 18
      • 8
      • 4
  • 15
    • Theater Of The Mind

      Ludacris
    • 5
    • 5
    • 2
      • 5
      • 5
      • 2
  • 16
    • Day & Age

      The Killers
    • 6
    • 6
    • 2
      • 6
      • 6
      • 2
  • 17
    • Christmas Duets

      Elvis Presley
    • 28
    • 17
    • 8
      • 28
      • 17
      • 8
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA Nashville/SMN

Greatest gainer this week

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Chinese Democracy

      Guns N' Roses
    • 3
    • 3
    • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • David Archuleta

      David Archuleta
    • 19
    • 2
    • 4
      • 19
      • 2
      • 4
  • 20
    • What A Night! A Christmas Album

      Harry Connick, Jr.
    • 33
    • 20
    • 5
      • 33
      • 20
      • 5
  • 21
    • Funhouse

      P!nk
    • 20
    • 2
    • 6
      • 20
      • 2
      • 6
  • 22
    • A Little Bit Longer

      Jonas Brothers
    • 25
    • 1
    • 17
      • 25
      • 1
      • 17
  • 23
    • Breakout

      Miley Cyrus
    • 23
    • 1
    • 20
      • 23
      • 1
      • 20
  • 24 NEW
  • NEW
    • Emeritus

      Scarface
    • -
    • 24
    • 1
      • -
      • 24
      • 1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life/Asylum

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Peace On Earth

      Casting Crowns
    • 24
    • 24
    • 9
      • 24
      • 24
      • 9
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 26
    • Greatest Hits Volume 1

      Rascal Flatts
    • 30
    • 6
    • 6
      • 30
      • 6
      • 6
  • 27
    • Paper Trail

      T.I.
    • 16
    • 1
    • 10
      • 16
      • 1
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 28
    • A Swingin' Christmas

      Tony Bennett Featuring The Count Basie Big Band
    • 31
    • 28
    • 6
      • 31
      • 28
      • 6
  • 29
    • Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy & Peace

      Yo-Yo Ma
    • 36
    • 20
    • 8
      • 36
      • 20
      • 8
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sony Classical/Sony Masterworks

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 30
    • The Essential NOW That's What I Call Christmas

      Various Artists
    • 40
    • 30
    • 7
      • 40
      • 30
      • 7
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI/Sony Music/Universal/UMe

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Rock N Roll Jesus

      Kid Rock
    • 22
    • 1
    • 61
      • 22
      • 1
      • 61
RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 32
    • Taylor Swift

      Taylor Swift
    • 29
    • 5
    • 111
      • 29
      • 5
      • 111
  • 33
    • Incanto

      Andrea Bocelli
    • 46
    • 8
    • 5
      • 46
      • 8
      • 5
  • 34
    • Love On The Inside

      Sugarland
    • 27
    • 1
    • 20
      • 27
      • 1
      • 20
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 35
    • Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends

      Coldplay
    • 26
    • 1
    • 25
      • 26
      • 1
      • 25
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 36
    • Death Magnetic

      Metallica
    • 35
    • 1
    • 13
      • 35
      • 1
      • 13
  • 37
    • Good Girl Gone Bad

      Rihanna
    • 34
    • 2
    • 79
      • 34
      • 2
      • 79
  • 38
    • Thr33 Ringz

      T-Pain
    • 21
    • 4
    • 4
      • 21
      • 4
      • 4
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 39
    • Mamma Mia!

      Soundtrack
    • 48
    • 1
    • 22
      • 48
      • 1
      • 22
  • 40 NEW
  • NEW
    • Sugar Mountain - Live At Canterbury House 1968

      Neil Young
    • -
    • 40
    • 1
      • -
      • 40
      • 1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance