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Among musicians, “flat” is a word you don’t want to hear. But to the industry, flat is truly music to...
By Chris Willman
Jay-Z's protégé bowed with an impressive 218,000, well ahead of debuting rockers Blink-182 and Wilco
The octogenarian's "Duets II" album sold 179,000. On the other end of the age spectrum, teens Demi Lovato, Mindless Behavior, and Cody Simpson all made strong album-chart impressions
Easily aced failed comebacks by a whacked Bush and petered-out Primus
On the digital songs chart, Kelly Clarkson managed a so-so debut for "Mr. Know It All"
"The Carter IV" is almost on par with Lil Wayne's past sales glory, with 964,000 sold, while Adele's bravura awards-show turn actually pushed an old-school ballad into the top spot on the digital songs chart
Game was off his game with a still-charttopping 98,000 in album sales, while Streisand's Bergman-esque tribute sold 66,000 to bow at No. 4
Modestly debuting releases from the Eli Young Band and Jeff Bridges posed no threat to week 2 of the Kanye/Jay-Z dynasty ... or to Adele, whose album passed the 3 million mark
Meanwhile, “Glee 3D” entered the album chart at No. 16 with a shockingly modest 20,000 copies
Singer's "21" has now logged more time at No. 1 than any other album to come out since the turn of the millennium
Country star Eric Church debuted at No. 1 on the album sales chart, while Perry is poised to tie Michael Jackson's record for most chart-topping singles from a single LP
The late singer's 2006 multi-Grammy-winning album returns to the top 10 after just two days of posthumous sales fever
'Voice' judge Shelton found an agreeable jury for his first No. 1 album, while Lovato's 'Skyscraper' is a rehabilitative hit on the singles chart
And Beatle remasters swarm catalog sales chart..
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts