This is getting a little creepy. No Doubt held down the top spot on the
Billboard charts for the eighth week in a row for the week ending Jan.
26 on sales of 144,000 copies of Tragic Kingdom according to Soundscan.
And, in their 56th week on the charts, the group finally hurtled over the five
million units sold landmark, a feat they accomplished while again holding
Madonna and the Evita soundtrack down to the runner-up position for the
second week in a row on sales of 122,000.
With the exception of the
soundtrack to The Preacher's Wife and LeAnn Rimes' debut switching
places, the latter up one notch to seventh, the rest of the top ten was just as
it's been for almost a month, a situation that will undoubtedly change when the
Offspring's Ixnay on the Hombre is released shortly.
its reputation as one of the slowest burns in pop history, Jewel's debut,
Pieces of You, in its 50th week on the Billboard charts rose five
notches to its highest position, #12, nearly two years (and one AMA Favorite
New Artist award) after it was first released.