She became the first British female artist in music history to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, and was the first time ever that a British artist overall has debuted
on the chart at #1 with a first album.
Another newcomer was ``The Adventures of Pinocchio,'' which debuted
in eighth place with $3.
They were among four films that debuted
in the top five.
The Disney Store, which debuted
in 1987, also falls under DCP, through stores currently owned and operated by unaffiliated third parties under licensing agreements in North America and Japan, and wholly owned stores in Europe.
The terror-filled film ``Fear,'' starring Mark Wahlberg, debuted
in fourth place with $6.
Additionally, the album debuted
at #14 on Billboard's Top Independent chart.
Prince's ascension to the top of the pop world has been both meteoric and enduring, inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, his most recent release, Musicology, debuted
at #3 on the Top 200 album charts, capping a three-decade reign in which Prince is generally regarded as one of the most acclaimed and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 debuted
last week at #2 on the strength of the top 10 R&B hit, "And Then What," which is now followed up by a second single, "Soul Survivor" featuring Akon.
Natasha Bedingfield (Epic) - The multi-talented singer/songwriter's self-penned debut album, Unwritten, debuted
at #1 upon its September 2004 UK release, and by the second week it was platinum.