Madonna Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200, Lionel Richie At No. 2

Los Angeles, Apr 4: Madonna scores her eighth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the debut of her “MDNA,” while Lionel Richie's all-star country collaborations covers album “Tuskegee” bows in the runner-up
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PTI 04 Apr 2012, 14:02:49 PM IST
Los Angeles, Apr 4: Madonna scores her eighth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the debut of her “MDNA,” while Lionel Richie's all-star country collaborations covers album “Tuskegee” bows in the runner-up slot—his highest-charting album since 1986, reports ‘billboard.com'.

Madonna remains in second place among women with the most No. 1 albums.

She now needs only one more No. 1 to tie Barbra Streisand, the leader among women with nine chart-toppers.

Meanwhile, Richie's “Tuskegee” starts with 199,000 -- his best sales week since SoundScan began tracking sales in 1991. His previous largest frame in that span of time was when 2006's “Coming Home” started with 75,000 at No. 6 in 2006.

Richie was last higher on the Billboard 200 in 1986, when “Dancing on the Ceiling” spent two weeks at No. 1.
 

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