British singer and songwriter Adele’s “21” headed back to No. 1 position on Billboard Hot 200 albums chart after two weeks.
Lady Gaga topped the Hot 200 albums chart for two consecutive weeks. The 22-year-old, singer reclaimed the penthouse of the weekly rundown with her sophomore set 21 which sold 114,000 copies so far.
The album has pulled in 2.2 million copies since its making in February, and has became a strong contender for the best-selling album of the year. By April, it hit 1 million marks, making Adele the first artist to collect such a huge sale number this year.
A record-breaking album, Gaga's Born This Way bowing at the first position on the chart two weeks ago with a huge 1.1 million mark, the album suffered 84% decrease in the second week and 42% down in the third, a local media reported.
The Book of Mormon CD made a huge jump from No. 124 to No. 3 in the chart this week. ''Fresh off'', saw the Broadway musical bringing home nine prizes out of 14 nominations in Tony awards, the soundtrack compilation of the play sold 61,000 copies.
The top 5 are Tech N9ne and Ronnie Dunn who bagged the fourth and fifth place respectively. The top 10 albums on Billboard Hot 200 are:
• 21 - Adele (114,000)
• Born This Way - Lady GaGa (100,000)
• The Book of Mormon soundtrack album - various artists (61,000)
• All 6's And 7's - Tech N9ne (56,000)
• Ronnie Dunn - Ronnie Dunn (45,000)
• Dirty Work - All Time Low (44,000)
• My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean (41,000)
• This Is Country Music - Brad Paisley (38,000)
• Now 38: That's What I Call Music - various artists (31,000)
• Codes and Keys - Death Cab for Cutie (30,000)