Creed Knocked Out of First Place
Creed’s eight-week ride at the top of the Billboard Top 200 album charts has ended. Country crooner Alan Jackson claimed the No. 1 position with his new release “Drive” with sales of 423,000 units last week, the albums first week on the charts. Creed’s “Weathered” recorded soundscan sales of to 128,000 units claiming the No. 2 spot on the charts.
Jackson’s album sales were boosted by the Sept. 11th inspired hit ``Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning),'' which spent the past five weeks at the top of the Country Singles Chart.
Creed’s sales to date have topped over 4 million units sold for “Weathered” with no sign of slowing down.