Wednesday, May 8, 2013
– Kenny Chesney will notch his seventh number 1 album on Thursday as "Life on a Rock" is the best selling disc in the U.S. with 153,000 units sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Garth Brooks has the most number ones on the Billboard 200 with eight.
The sales of the new disc were 40,000 less than the first week sales of last year's "Welcome to the Fishbowl," which debuted in second.
Chesney took over for Michael Buble's "To Be Loved," now second with 96,000 units sold, down 51 percent.
Blake Shelton was sixth with "Based on a True Story...," which stayed sixth with about 35,000 units sold, down 3 percent.
Randy Rogers Band debuted at 9 on the Top 200 with "Trouble," selling 26,000.