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Kenny Chesney Earns His Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

May 9, 2013 (7:23 am) GMT
His 'Life on a Rock' pushes last week's No. 1 album, Michael Buble's 'To Be Loved', down to the second place.

's new album "" debuts at the top of the Billboard 200 this week with 153,000 copies sold, giving the country crooner his seventh No. 1 album on the chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This puts Chesney behind who holds the record for country act with the most No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200.

Slipping to No. 2 this week is last week's top album, 's "", down 51% with 96,000 units sold. Meanwhile, sitting still at the third spot for the fourth consecutive week now is 's "" declining only slightly by 8% with 68,000 records more moved this week. It's now JT's seventh straight week in the top three, with his album's first three sales weeks spent at the top of the charts.

's "" drops two places from No. 2 to No. 4, with its sales down by 60% with the 36,000 albums purchased this week. Getting back into the top ten from eleventh place is & Ryan Lewis with "", up 24% with 35,000, just a little over the almost identical 35,000 posted by 's "", down 3% this week but managed to keep the No. 6 spot for another week.

Rising to No. 7 is last week's No. 10, 's "The Truth About Love", despite being down by 8% with 26,000 units. Also making a re-entry into the top ten after four weeks is and his "", climbing back up to No. 8 from No. 13 even with a minor 4% increase in its sales with a little less than the 26,000 moved by Pink.

At No. 9 is country act 's "Trouble" album which is the only other debut in the chart this week, also with 26,000 slightly less than Mars. Rounding up the top ten this week is with their album "", also climbing back into the top ten after several weeks from No. 15 with 24,000 copies sold, up by 14%.

  1. - "" (153,000)
  2. - "" (96,000)
  3. - "" (68,000)
  4. - "" (36,000)
  5. & Ryan Lewis - "" (35,000)
  6. -"" (35,000)
  7. -"The Truth About Love" (26,000)
  8. - "" (26,000)
  9. - "Trouble" (26,000)
  10. - "" (24,000)


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