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Kanye Still on Top

September 15, 2005 (4:11 am) GMT
Kanye West's second album, "Late Registration," held onto the top spot this week, selling another 283,000 copies

Standing still despite the ups and downs on the chart, still on top. The rapper's second album "Late Registration," holds onto the top spot of Billboard 200 albums chart this week, selling another 283,000 copies. This is the second week for him to do so. At No. 2 is 's "The Massacre," which moves 154,000 CDs, six months after the original's release.

, in time, follows at No. 3 as their latest, "A Bigger Bang," moves 129,000 units. The band is followed by the ' "Monkey Business," which jumps from No. 6 to No. 4, and 's "The Emancipation of Mimi," which remains at No. 5. At No. 6 is 's solo debut, "Thoughts of a Predicate Felon."

Holding strong at No. 7 is the nineteenth installment of the massive hit series, "Now That's What I Call Music! 19," which followed behind by 's Grammy- and VMA-winning album, "American Idiot" at No. 8. Meanwhile, 's "Most Wanted" falls just one place to No. 9, taking additionally 64,000 copies. Closing this weekend's Top 10 is 's "Let's Get It."

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