Nine Inch Nails Grabs Number One As Streisand, McKnight, Tori Hit Charts
Trent Reznor's return with Nine Inch Nails will
be a big one as the group will claim the number
one album in the country on next week's
"Billboard" album chart.
According to SoundScan sales figures released
Wednesday morning, NIN's "The Fragile" sold
more than 228,000 copies in its first week in
stores to take the top spot (for more on Reznor
and the making of "The Fragile," check out
"Trent Reznor: A Conversation With Kurt
This week's number one, Eve, will drop to
number five after selling an additional 146,000
copies of her "Let There Be Eve... Ruff Ryders'
Reznor and Nine
Inch Nails lead a
hefty rush of new
blood into the album
chart as Barbara
Cornell, Terror Squad, Brooks & Dunn, and
Type O Negative all crack the top 40.
Streisand debuts at six with "A Love Like
Ours," and McKnight nips at her heels at seven
with "Back At One."
Tori pops up at number twelve after selling
more than 112,000 copies of her "to venus and
back," while Sandler's "Stan & Judy's Kid" and
Cornell's "Euphoria Morning" land in the top
20, debuting at 16 and 18 respectively.
A bit further down, the self-titled album from
Terror Squad arrives at 22, Brooks & Dunn's
"Tight Rope" hits at 31, and Type O Negative's
"World Coming Down" lands at 39.
Other notable debuts include Kane & Abel at
61, Ben Harper at 67, Ideal at 104, Randy
Travis at 129, Stereolab at 153, and Hank
Williams Jr. at 161.
-- Robert Mancini
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