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Susan Boyle Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 200, Knocking Taylor Swift

November 18, 2010 (2:38 am) GMT
Boyle's 'The Gift' lands at the penthouse of the U.S. albums chart, preventing Swift's 'Speak Now' to extend its throne for another week.
Susan Boyle Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 200, Knocking Taylor Swift

's sophomore set "" sells 318,000 copies in its first week. Although not even close to her last year's opening week of "I Dreamed a Dream" which bowed with 701,000, it's enough to allow the British singing sensation to dethrone last week's champ from the first spot of Billboard Hot 200.

Knocked off the hot spot, Swift manages to fall only one spot. Her already-platinum-certified studio album "" sits at the runner-up place with additional 212,000 units sold which gives her a total of nearing 1.6 million since the effort made its way out across United States on October 25.

Just below her, there is securing the third place with his "". The other four new entries are the new "Now 36" compilation which arrives at No. 4, 's "Greatest Hits" at No. 5, 's "" at No. 7, and 's "" at No. 9.

In between those new arrivals, there are 's "", 's "" and 's "I'm Not a Human Being". All the three of them suffer a fall. Aldean gives up his last week's position at No. 2 to sit at No. 6, Sugarland are pushed aside from No. 3 to No. 8, and Weezy drops from No. 5 to No. 10.

  1. "" - (318,000)
  2. "" - (212,000)
  3. "" - (169,000)
  4. "Now 36: That's What I Call Music" - various artists (89,000)
  5. "Greatest Hits" - (88,000)
  6. "" - (81,000)
  7. "" - (64,000)
  8. "" - (60,000)
  9. "" - (41,000)
  10. "I'm Not a Human Being" - (35,000)


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