Rapper Beats Idol

(E!) At age 29, Taylor Hicks was the oldest contestant to win American Idol. Unfortunately, he released his debut disc in a week that favored the Young.

Peach State rapper Young Jeezy single-handedly spanked Hicks-and a slew of other Idols-landing The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102 atop the Billboard 200 album charts for the week ended Sunday. Jeezy's disc sold 352,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Meanwhile, the silver-domed Hicks, on the heels of a whirlwind schedule of TV appearances, crooned his way to number two, selling 298,000 copies of his self-titled debut.[see full story for more] - Click here for the Full Story

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