Josh Groban Tops The Charts With Holiday Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (November 27, 2007) – Josh Groban climbed from runner-up to chart champion, with his holiday album “Noel” selling 405,041 copies this week.

Alicia Keys’ third studio album, “As I Am,” slipped to No. 2 with 348,548 copies sold.

Fans are still buying compilations, with “Now 26” coming in at No. 3 and Garth Brooks’ “The Ultimate Hits” coming in at No. 4.

Britney Spears’ album, “Blackout,” continued its downward spiral, dropping 18 spots to #41 with 38,627 copies sold.

“American Idol” darling, Jordin Sparks crack the Top 10 with her self-titled debut album.

Keys remained hot in the world of digital downloads with her lead single, “No One,” remaining at the top of the digital charts.

The fans were also loving, Flo Ride feat. T-Pai’ns “Low,” which came in at No. 2, followed by Timbaland feat. OneRepublic’s “Apologize,” right behind at No. 3.

The top digitally downloaded songs of the last week were:

1. Alicia Keys ““No One”
2. Flo Ride feat. T-Pai’ns “Low”
3. Timbaland feat. OneRepublic “Apologize”
4. Chirs Brown feat. T-Pain “Kiss Kiss”
5. Kanye West “Stronger” Soulja Boy Tell’Em “Crank That”
6. Fergie “Clumsy”
7. Colbie Caillat “Bubbly”
8. Jordin Sparks “Tattoo”
9. Finger Eleven “Paralyzer”
10. Baby Bash feat. T-Pain “Cyclone”

The top albums of the past week were:

1. Josh Groban “Noel”
2. Alicia Keys “As I Am”
3. Various Artists “Now 26”
4. Garth Brooks “The Ultimate Hits”
5. Eagles “Long Road Out Of Eden”
6. Soundtrack ‘High School Musical 2”
7. Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride”
8. Celine Dion “Taking Chances”
9. Chris Brown “Exclusive”
10. Jordin Sparks “Jordin Sparks”

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