NU CHART SENSATION!

Fred Durst's pals win the nu-metal battle for the top...

NU CHART SENSATION!
Staind have pipped nu-metal rivals DEFTONES to the top slot in this week's US BILLBOARD ALBUM CHART.

Staind's '14 Shades Of Grey' sold 221,000 to debut at Number One, while Deftones's self-titled effort entered at Number Two after first week sales of 167,000.

The performance of Staind's third LP could not match their previous effort, 2001's 'Break The Cycle', which sold 716,000 copies in its first week.


It's the second week in a row that two major rock acts have debuted in the Top Three on the Billboard 200. Last week, Marilyn Manson's 'The Golden Age of Grotesque' and Cold's 'Year of the Spider' arrived at Number One and Number Three respectively. Both plummet down the chart this week - '...Grotesque' from 1-21 while 'Year Of The Spider' careers from Three to 29.


'American Idol' winner Kelly Clarkson is among the artists whose Top Ten albums saw a boost in sales. Her 'Thankful' LP jumped back up from Seven to Three.

The biggest selling album of the year, 50 Cent's 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'", is down from Two to Five.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Rancid announce release of new album '…Honor Is All We Know'
Radio DJ 'Dr' Fox arrested over alleged historical sexual assaults
Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin reunion is not possible, but plans to start own, career-spanning band
Karen Gillan and Paul 'Pee-Wee Herman' Reubens star in TV On The Radio's...
Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris and more to play Bacardi Triangle – win tickets
Iceage stream new album 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love' – listen
Queen reveal ballad version of Freddie Mercury's 'Love Kills' – listen
SBTRKT streams new album 'Wonder Where We Land'
Kiss songwriter Stephen Coronel faces child pornography charges
East India Youth to release 'imagined soundtrack' to '20,000 Leagues Under The...
Registration for Glastonbury festival closes tonight (September 30)
Mastodon ask fans to 'embrace magnificence' with twerking-heavy 'The...
Swedish scientists cram references to Bob Dylan into research papers as part of long-standing bet
Annie Lennox labels Beyoncé's feminism 'tokenistic'
First Aid Kit announce January 2015 tour dates
O2 Priority Tickets for Queen, Usher, First Aid Kit and more to go on sale tomorrow
Caribou streams new album 'Our Love' on iTunes
Kele to play album launch gig at Jack Rocks The Macbeth
Nick Cave announces solo tour for Spring 2015
Nicki Minaj to host MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow
Belle & Sebastian announce new LP 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'
Billboard confirms Urban Outfitters' claim to be world's biggest vinyl retailer is false

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today