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Strait No. 1 on the U.S. Pop Charts

July 7, 2005 (2:18 am) GMT
George Strait's 28th album "Somewhere Down in Texas" topped the U.S. pop charts Wednesday, sold 245,000 copies in the week ended July 3

Counting down time, Country veteran has already produced numbers of album and his now "Somewhere Down in Texas" becoming the 28th of his career. Experienced a lot in working music album, his latest one successfully topped the U.S. pop charts Wednesday for its third consecutive, sold 245,000 copies in the week ended July 3. Right after Strait was hip-hop duo , whose "U.S.A.: United States of Atlanta" sold for 201,500 copies.

Halted by Strait's attainment, 's "X&Y" slipped to number three with 140,000 discs sold and soon followed by "The Emancipation of Mimi" by , which fell two places to No. 4 with 130,500 copies. The No. 5 spot reigned by 's "I'm a Hustla," which was sold 93,000 copies, while at No. 6 was ' "Monkey Business" with 90,000 copies. ' "In Your Honor" dropped four to No. 7 with 88,000 copies, while No. 8 to 10 in sequence were; 's "Breakaway," 's "Love. Angel. Music. Baby.," and 's "Honkytonk University."

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