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Coldplay Secure Top Spot on Billboard Hot 200

June 26, 2008 (2:34 am) GMT
As it was predicted the English Rockers' "Viva la Vida" has finally taken down Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" and claimed this week's top spot on the U.S. albums chart.
Coldplay Secure Top Spot on Billboard Hot 200

's new LP "" has finally confirmed its top spot on the Billboard chart this week after managing to sell in total of 721,000 copies on its first week. This past weekend, the rockers' new LP has been tapped by many to overthrow previous chart topper, 's "", who dropped one place to #2.

This achievement matches the success of their previous record "", which was released in 2005, that also debuted at #1 on the U.S. albums chart. Although "Viva la Vida" managed to reprise "X&Y" chart topping success, the latest LP's sale is still behind the previous one as the 2005 set was sold about 737,000 on its first week.

Following Coldplay and Wayne, at #3 is another debut, which comes from the soundtrack of TV Movie "Camp Rock" featuring . The #4 position this week is being claimed by the compilation hit songs "Now 28", which drops one spot from its previous #3 position last week.

' new record "" also slips 2-5, while 's "" also drops one step from 5 to 6. At #7 comes with her repackaged edition "" followed by 's "" which slips again this week 4-8. holds this week's 9th position with her debut LP "One of the Boys" and take the final spot on the top ten chart with their latest record "".

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