Usher’s new album is titled Here I Stand and the Atlanta star’s foresight could have been any better as he easily stands atop the Billboard album charts.
The singer sold 442,930 copies of his latest album, powered by his Polow Da Don-produced hit “Love in this Club,” featuring Young Jeezy.
Veteran UGK rapper Bun B hold down the number four slot as his latest, II Trill, sold just over 40,000 copies to bring his two-week total to 138,566 units sold.
The math on Mariah Carey’s album, E=MC2, looks good, the singer is holding down the number eight slot and is just shy of recording another platinum plaque.
On the heels of his next release, Plies’ debut album, The Real Testament just crossed the 500,000 plateau, certifiying it as a Gold-selling album. The Fort Myers rapper’s next album, Definition of Real, is scheduled for release on June 10.—XXL staff