The Game - The Game Keeps The Rap On Top In The U.s. With The R.e.d. Album
The Game has kept rap at the top of the U.S. charts after debuting his new release, The R.E.D. Album, at number one on the Billboard 200.
The album dethrones Kanye West and Jay Z's Watch The Throne, which slips to two on the new countdown.
The R.E.D. Album is The Game's third U.S. chart-topper - he also hit number one with The Documentary in 2005 and 2007's Doctor's Advocate.
And rap is likely to spend a fourth week at the top of the charts next week (begs05Sep11) - Lil Wayne's new release, Tha Carter IV, is expected to hit the top spot with close to an estimated 900,000 sales.
Meanwhile, Adele's 21 remains in the top three at three and Barbra Streisand debuts What Matters Most at four to land her 31st top 10 album, which puts her ahead of the Beatles for the third-most top 10s in history.
Only the Rolling Stones (36) and Frank Sinatra (33) have more.
Miranda Lambert's new girl group the Pistol Annies round out the new top five at five with Hell On Heels.