D'Angelo will stay on top a little longer.
According to sales figures released by SoundScan on Wednesday, the R&B hitmaker will hold on to the top spot on the "Billboard" album chart next week. D'Angelo's "Voodoo" sold an additional 190,000 copies in its second week in stores to retain the number one slot.
The soul crooner's biggest challenge came from Santana as that group enjoys a sales surge courtesy of its new single, "Maria Maria." The band's "Supernatural" moved another 188,000 copies to land at number two.
The strongest newcomer of the week comes courtesy of Snoop Dogg and his pals in Tha Eastsidaz as "Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz" cracks the top ten in its first week out. The album (which also features appearances by Dr. Dre, Xzibit, Nate Dogg, Kurupt, and others) sold more than 100,000 copies in its first week in stores to take the number eight position.
got a new,
fresh, young sound," Snoop told MTV News of The Eastsidaz, "that makes me want to go back to where I started from as far as being actually on the streets and dictating my rhymes in the situation where we having fun. They make me have fun when I'm in the studio. Anytime I can have fun and do what I want to do, I'm gonna be a part of it." [RealVideo]
Legendary diva Tina Turner also boasts a strong debut on next week's chart, arriving at 21 with her "Twenty Four Seven." Other notable debuts include Wynonna Judd's "New Day Dawning" at 40, Young Bleed's "My Own" at 61, country star Tracy Lawrence's "Lessons Learned" at 69, Morphine's "Night" at 137, and Kenny Rogers' "With Love" at 171.