One rock band replaces another atop the Billboard 200 albums chart, as Fall Out Boy’s “Save Rock and Roll” debuts at No. 1, bumping last week’s champ, Paramore, down to No. 12. FOB’s new album, the band’s second chart-topper, trumps Kid Cudi’s “Indicud,” which debuted at No. 2 this week.
Paramore is aiming for its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as its new self-titled release could fend off Justin Timberlake and Brad Paisley to bow atop the list next week. Read more: http://blbrd.co/YqyLjC
Adele’s “21” Hits 10 Million in U.S. Sales - Adele’s mega-selling “21” album continues to rewrite the record books. This week, the XL/Columbia release pushes past the 10 million U.S. sales mark in only its 92nd week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. In doing so, “21” becomes the 21st album to shift 10 million since the firm began tracking data in 1991. (Full story at Billboard.)
Santana’s late ’90s comeback was in full force, as “Smooth,” featuring Rob Thomas, began a 12-week command on the Billboard Hot 100. Parent album “Supernatural” also spent 12 weeks atop the Billboard 200.
T.I. tallied his third Billboard 200 No. 1, as “Paper Trail” launched at the top spot. The set yielded the Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s “Whatever You Like” and “Live Your Life” (featuring Rihanna), the latter of which began a six-week Hot 100 rule the same day.
Kenny Chesney scored his sixth Billboard 200 No. 1 as “Hemingway’s Whiskey” debuted at the summit. The set generated four Hot Country Songs No. 1s, including the three-week leader “Somewhere With You.”