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Don't expect anything to change until Sept. 11, when IDJ's Kanye West, Interscope's 50 Cent and SBMG Nashville's Kenny Chesney go head to head to head on the fall's first Super Tuesday.

HIGH SCHOOL STILL IN SESSION

Disney Soundtrack Fastest to Top Million Mark, Hairspray Feels Zac Efron Effect, Talib, Swizz Bow
Better get used to it.

Disney's juggernaut continues this week, with High School Musical 2 leading the way.

The soundtrack reaches the million mark faster than any other album this year, with a second week that looks to be between 450-460k, more than the rest of the Top 10 combined yet again. With the Hannah Montana 2 soundtrack at #6 sporting 45-50k in sales and Hollywood's Jonas Brothers at #8 boasting 35-40k, Bob Cavallo's better Mouse trap once more has three of the Top 10.

New Line's Hairspray soundtrack, which is experiencing what our retail reporters are calling the "Zac Efron" effect, is a distant #2 with 60-65k in sales. The High School Musical star has a prominent role in the film and on the CD.

UTV/UMe's Now 25 is up next with 55-60k, while the week's top debut, Blacksmith/WB conscious rapper Talib Kweli's Ear Drum, is at #4, with between 50-55k, followed by Interscope/A&M's reslient Fergie at #5 and 45-50k in sales.

Universal Motown hip-hop maestro Swizz Beatz' One Man Band Man is the week's other Top 10 bow at #7, with an estimated 40-45k.

Rounding out the Top 10 are WB's Linkin Park, Jive/ZLG rappers UGK and Metal Blade Christian metalcore thrashers As I Lay Dying, all on track for 35-40k.

Don't expect anything to change until Sept. 11, when IDJ's Kanye West, Interscope's 50 Cent and SBMG Nashville's Kenny Chesney go head to head to head on the fall's first Super Tuesday.

 

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