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Susan Boyle Makes History- Britney Tour Bus Crash- John Mayer Battles to the Top While Norah Jones Takes a Fall and 50 Cent Self Destructs- Miley Cyrus Gets Folded and more


11/30/2009
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Susan Boyle's debut record, "I Dreamed A Dream," entered the British album chart in the top spot Sunday. According to the Official Charts Company, the more than 410,000 copies of "I Dreamed a Dream" sold since its release Nov. 23 make it the fastest selling album so far this year, and are the largest first-week sales for a debut album in U.K. chart history. more. Real talent will win out every time.

The bus carrying Britney Spears' tour equipment has been involved in a serious accident in Australia - the vehicle was flipped off the road during a bad storm. The driver was admitted to hospital, where his condition was unknown. more

John Mayer brought home his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart Wednesday after his "Battle Studies" sold 286,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Meanwhile, Norah Jones finished third with her new album while Norah Jones grabbed the No. 3 spot with sales of 180,000 of "The Fall," an album title that proved to be prophetic as her previous three albums had opened at No 1 with her 2007 release "Not Too Late," moving an impressive 405,000 during its first week.

Speaking of prophetic album titles, 50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" came in at No. 5 with 160,000 copies sold. Fiddy's 2007 release "Curtis" sold 691,000 during its first week. But who came in between Mayor and Jones? Andrea Bocelli's "My Christmas" surged at No. 2 with 185,000 copies according to Billboard during a busy, busy week on the charts with lots of big names releasing albums. Get the lowdown here

ABC says Chris Brown will appear on its "20/20" show Dec. 11. more

Gerard Way's decision to call his daughter Bandit has backfired - it has been voted the worst celebrity baby name of the year. The My Chemical Romancer and his musician wife, Lindsey Ballato, welcomed little Bandit Lee in May more

The struggle between the Canadian firm that acquired Death Row in January and the hip-hop label's apparently exiled chief executive is set to continue in a New York City court. more

Al Alberts, a founding member of the singing group, The Four Aceshas died. He was 87. Chris Alberts says his father died Friday at home in Arcadia, Fla. He says the apparent cause of death was complications from kidney failure. more

The Fold's music video for their Miley Cyrus parody, "Every Band in the USA", can be seen - here



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