Maroon 5 debut at top of US charts

Ozzy Osbourne scores personal best

Maroon 5 have reached the top of the US Billboard chart this week with their first album in four years.

‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’ sold 429,000 copies, edging out Linkin Park‘s ‘Minutes To Midnight’ – last week’s Number One – which achieved the highest first-week sales of 2007.

Linkin Park‘s new album sold 198,000 this week, earning it the Number Two spot on the chart.

Ozzy Osbourne achieved the Number Three spot with ‘Black Rain’, his first album in six years, selling 152,000 copies.

Hip-hop trio USDA featuring Young Jeezy, Slick Pulla and Blood Raw, debuted at Number 4.

Meanwhile, The Bravery‘s ‘The Sun And The Moon’ came in at Number 24.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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