Country stud Keith Urban logs his second No.1 album as 'Fuse', his eighth studio set, edged out The Weeknd by a mere 3,000 copies as the set moved 98,000 copies in its debut week. Also, his lowest first week sales since 'Golden Road' in 2002.
Other big debuts on the Billboard 200 included runner-up 'Kiss Land' by The Weeknd (95,000), 'B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time' by 2 Chainz (63,000) and 'The Electric Lady' by Janelle Monae, who scored best sales week by moving 47,000 copies.
On the Hot 100, Miley Cyrus watched as her controversial video for "Wrecking Ball", helped her score the first No.1 single of her career, while simultaneously knocking Katy Perry out of the summit position. Peep the complete top 10 of both charts beneath:
01. Keith Urban - 'Fuse' **
02. The Weeknd - 'Kiss Land' **
03. 2 Chainz - 'B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time' **
04. Luke Bryan - 'Crash My Party'
05. Janelle Monae - 'The Electric Lady' **
06. Arctic Monkeys - 'AM' **
07. Sheryl Crow - 'Feels Like Home' **
08. Tamar Braxton - 'Love & War'
09. Ariana Grande - 'Yours Truly'
10. John Legend - 'Love in the Future'
** Denotes Debut
Billboard Hot 100
01. Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"
02. Katy Perry - "Roar"
03. Lorde - 'Royals'
04. Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell - "Blurred Lines"
05. Avicii - "Wake Me Up!"
06. Jay-Z featuring Justin Timberlake - "Holy Grail"
07. Lady GaGa - "Applause"
08. Eminem - "Bezerk"
09. Drake - "Hold On, We're Going Home"
10. Lana Del Rey & Cedric Gervais - "Summertime Sadness"
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Write by: RC - Saturday, September 21, 2013