Eve Tops Heap, O.D.B. Debuts High On Chart

These days, it's all about Eve.

The Ruff Ryders rapper will top the heap on next week's "Billboard" album chart according to sales figures released by SoundScan on Wednesday. Eve sold more than 213,000 copies of her solo debut album, "Eve: First Lady Of Ruff Ryders," in its first week in stores to score the top spot.

Last week's number one, country cover girls the Dixie Chicks, will slip to number four on the new chart, which sees the Backstreet Boys and Christina Aguilera hold onto numbers two and three respectively.

The week's other top ten debut comes courtesy of Wu-Tang member and controversy lightning rod Ol' Dirty Bastard whose "N**** Please" lands at number 10 after moving more than 92,000 copies.

The Beatles also make a strong return to the charts as the reissue of their "Yellow Submarine" debuts at 15 after selling jut under 68,000 copies.

The week's other notable debuts include Luis Miguel at 36, Queensryche at 46, Audio Adrenaline at 76, the soundtrack

to "For Love of the Game" at 122, and Meatloaf at 144.

The week also sees System Of A Down re-enter the chart with their self-titled debut album, which pops up at 194 a year after its release.

-- Robert Mancini