Susan Boyle tops US, UK album charts
Scottish singer Susan Boyle has the best-selling album in the U.S. this week. Her holiday album, The Gift, sold 318,000 copies and debuts at Number One on the Billboard 200. Boyle also tops the U.K. albums chart. She's the first artist in more than 40 years to simultaneously occupy the Number One position in both countries in a 12-month period. Boyle's debut album, I Dreamed A Dream, topped charts in the U.S. and U.K. simultaneously in December 2009.
Other Top 10 entries on this week's Billboard 200 include Kid Cudi's "Man on the Moon 2: The Legend of Mr. Roger" (Number 3), "Now That's What I Call Music! 36" by various artists (Number 4), Bon Jovi's "Greatest Hits" (Number 5), Reba McEntire's "All The Women I Am" (Number 7) and Cee Lo Green's "The Lady Killer" (Number 9).