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Michael Buble Lands Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

May 2, 2013 (6:21 am) GMT
With 'To Be Loved', the Canadian crooner widely conquers Fantasia's 'Side Effects of You' for the top spot in the albums chart.
Michael Buble Lands Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

With a very convincing 195,000 copies sold in its debut, 's "" beats 's "" to the top spot in the Billboard 200 albums chart this week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "To Be Loved" becomes Buble's fourth No. 1 album, following in the footsteps of his 2011 "Christmas" album, his 2009 chart-topper "" and his 2007 LP "".

Settling for the runner-up spot, Fantasia's fourth studio album "Side Effects of You" is the second debut to perform impressively in the chart this week, scoring 91,000 copies. Although it matches her "" album's No. 2 debut back in 2010, it marks the smallest opening week sales for the "" season three champion.

With its 74,000 units sales, 's "" keeps steady at No. 3 for the third straight week, after dominating the charts at No. 1 for three consecutive weeks prior. Alternative rock band arrives in the top ten at No. 4 with the 50,000 opening week sales of their new album "".

Last week's No. 1 album, 's "", falls to No. 5, down by a whopping 76% with only 36,000 compared to its 156,000 debut the previous week. 's "" also moves down from No. 4 to No. 6, down 16% with an almost identical 36,000 units posted this week.

The two other debuts that complete the five new albums in the chart this week come by way of 's "" which lands on No. 7 with 34,000 and 's "" which ends on the ninth spot with 29,000. Sandwiched in between the two is , falling six places down from No. 2 to No. 8 with the 77% decline in sales of his "" album, from its 136,000 debut to its second week's 32,000 output.

Rounding up the top ten is whose "The Truth About Love" remains at No. 10 with just a little below will.i.am's 29,000 moving 3% more than its performance in the previous week.

  1. - "" (195,000)
  2. - "" (91,000)
  3. - "" (74,000)
  4. - "" (50,000)
  5. - "" (36,000)
  6. -"" (36,000)
  7. - "" (34,000)
  8. - "" (32,000)
  9. - "" (29,000)
  10. -"The Truth About Love" (29,000)


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