It’s lonely at the top, but this week, Hawthorne Heights won’t get to experience that transient sense of longing.
R&B singer Ne-Yo saw his debut, In My Own Words, debut at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, moving 301,000 copies last week. Hawthorne Heights managed a No. 3 debut with If Only You Were Lonely, selling 114,000 records, not shabby for an indie label band. But, HH’s If Only You Were Lonely was even trumped by the soundtrack to High School Musical, which dropped a spot from No. 1 to No. 2.
Elsewhere on the top 200, Kid Rock’s Live Trucker debuted at No. 12 with more than 56,000 copies sold, and Bayside’s Acoustic joined the chart at No. 200 moving more than 5,000 copies.
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