Punk rockers AFI storm U.S. charts
AFI have their first U.S. No. 1 this week as their latest album, "Decemberundergound" opens at the top of the Billboard Top 200.
Dixie Chicks, who held the top spot for two consecutive weeks, drop to No. 2 with "Taking the Long Way", report Billboard/Nielsen SoundScan, while a second new entry - "New Joc City" from Yung Joc - lands at three.
At number four this week is "Laugh Now, Cry Later", a new entry for veteran rapper Ice Cube, with the long-standing Disney Soundtrack "High School Musical" rounding out the top five.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" falls 3-6, the "Cars" soundtrack enters at No. 7, Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang" drops four to eight, Rihanna's "A Girl Like Me" is up to this week's No. 9 and the latest "NOW! That's What I Call Music" set is at No. 10.
Other new entries this week come from Terror Squad's DJ Khaled with "Listennn: The Album" at 12, Jeff Foxworthy and friends' "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One For the Road" at 19, SideOneDummy's "Vans Warped Tour 2006 Compilation" at 27 and Kottonmouth Kings' "Koast II Koast" at 39.
Meanwhile Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" featuring Wyclef Jean is No. 1 on the Singles Hot 100 for the second week, followed by Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" at two, Yung Joc's "It's Goin' Down" at three, Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" featuring Krayzie Bone at four and Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" at No. 5.