Jimmy Buffett's License to Chill continues to post six-figure sales, moving 101,000 copies at Number Three. Usher's Confessions climbed a spot to Number Four, though its tally of 96,000 copies sold marks the first time in its twenty weeks of release that the album hasn't reached six figures.
The week's highest debut was the soundtrack to The Princess Diaries, which sold 33,000 copies at Number Twenty-seven. A few albums enjoyed sales spikes. Prince's Musicology bounced back into the Top Ten, selling 73,000 copies (up from 60,000 last week) at Number Seven. Maroon 5 continue to find folks interested in their Songs About Jane more than a year after its release. The record has bounded to Number Ten (it was at Number Twenty two weeks ago) behind an 8,000-copy sales jump to 61,000.
There was little shaking elsewhere, but next week's chart promises a bit more action. Incarcerated rapper Shyne will issue his second album, almost a lock for a Number One. The Snoop Dogg/Nate Dogg/Warren G collective 213's debut record is also primed for a big week.
This week's Top Ten: Ashlee Simpson's Autobiography; Now That's What I Call Music! 16; Jimmy Buffett's License to Chill; Usher's Confessions; Gretchen Wilson's Here for the Party; Avril Lavigne's Under My Skin; Prince's Musicology; Big and Rich's Horse of a Different Color; Los Lonely Boys' Los Lonely Boys; and Maroon 5's Songs About Jane.
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