T.I. Rules Billboard Charts

Crown T.I. King of the Billboard albums chart.

The rapper’s fourth album, the aptly-titled King, made its debut on the Top 200 at No. 1 with 522,000 copies sold; it also clocked in as the best-selling album of the year, so far, according to Billboard.com.

King is also the best charting release of the rapper’s career, with Urban Legend bowing at No. 7 in 2004 and Trap Muzik entering at No. 4 in 2003.

Elsewhere in the top 10, last week’s No. 1, Prince’s 3121, was knocked to No. 3. Ghostface Killah’s Fishscale debuted at No. 4 with sales of 110,000, while Rob Zombie’s Educated Horses bowed at No. 5 with 107,000 copies sold.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, meanwhile, showed up at No. 11 with 56,000 copies sold of Show Your Bones.

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