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On The Charts - LCD Soundsystem, Kings Of Leon, CeU, Alison Krauss, Timbaland, Mika, Avril Lavigne, Mike Jones Featuring Bun B & Snoop Dogg, Stephen Marley, Jennifer Lopez, Akon, Nine Inch Nails

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Here are this week’s chart toppers. Behold the #1s. __________________________________________________________________________________________
Billboard Charts
Issue Date : April 21, 2007

The Billboard 200 - NOW 24: Various Artists
The Billboard Hot 100 - Give It To Me : Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake
Tastemakers - Because Of The Times : Kings Of Leon
Top Internet Albums - A Hundred Miles Or More: A Collection : Alison Krauss
Top Independent Albums - Elliott Yamin : Elliott Yamin
Top Heatseekers - CeU : CeU
Top Electronic Albums - Sound Of Silver : LCD Soundsystem
Top Reggae Albums - Mind Control : Stephen Marley
Top Latin Albums - Como Ama Una Mujer : Jennifer Lopez
Top DVD Sales - Happy Feet
Top VHS Sales - Doctor Zhivago
Top Concert Grosses - Mana : Gianfi Communications
Hot Dance Singles Sales - Every Day Is Exactly The Same : Nine Inch Nails
European Hot 100 Singles - Girlfriend : Avril Lavigne
Euro Digital Tracks - Grace Kelly : MIKA
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - Ladies & Gentlemen : Saliva
Bubbling Under R&B/Hip - Hop Singles - My 6-4 : Mike Jones Featuring Bun B & Snoop Dogg

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Hot/Pop
The Billboard 200 - NOW 24: Various Artists
The Billboard Hot 100 - Give It To Me : Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake
Top Pop Catalog - Greatest Hits : Guns N' Roses
Hot Singles Recurrents - Chasing Cars : Snow Patrol
Hot Singles Sales - Listen : Beyonce
Hot 100 Airplay - Don't Matter : Akon
Hot 100 Recurrent Airplay - Chasing Cars : Snow Patrol
Pop 100 - Give It To Me : Timbaland
Pop 100 Airplay - The Sweet Escape : Gwen Stefani Feat. Akon
Billboard Comprehensive Albums - NOW 24 : Various Artists
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - Ladies & Gentlemen : Saliva

Digital & Mobile
Top Internet Albums - A Hundred Miles Or More: A Collection : Alison Krauss
Top Digital Albums - Timbaland Presents Shock Value: Timbaland
Hot Ringtones - What Hurts The Most : Rascal Flatts
Hot RingMasters - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') : T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
Hot Digital Songs - Give It To Me : Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake
Hot Digital Tracks - Give It To Me : Timbaland Featuring Nelly

R&B / Hip-Hop
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - B'Day : Beyonce
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Catalog Albums - Legend : The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers : Bob Marley And The Wailers
Top Rap Albums - Get Money Stay True : Paul Wall
Hot Adult R&B Airplay - Lost Without U : Robin Thicke
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay - Lost Without U : Robin Thicke
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Recurrent Airplay - Let's Stay Together : Lyfe Jennings
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Recurrents - Let's Stay Together : Lyfe Jennings
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales - Let's Fall In Love Again : Rachel Brown
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - Lost Without U : Robin Thicke
Hot Rap Tracks - This Is Why I'm Hot : Mims
Bubbling Under R&B/Hip - Hop Singles - My 6 - 4 : Mike Jones Featuring Bun B & Snoop Dogg

Country
Top Bluegrass Albums - Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby : Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby
Top Country Albums - Let It Go : Tim McGraw
Top Country Catalog Albums - Greatest Hits : Tim McGraw
Hot Country Recurrents - Watching You : Rodney Atkins
Hot Country Songs - Wasted : Carrie Underwood

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Latin
Top Latin Albums - Como Ama Una Mujer : Jennifer Lopez
Hot Latin Pop Airplay - Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo : Chayanne
Hot Latin Songs - La Llave De Mi Corazon : Juan Luis Guerra Y 440
Latin Pop Albums - Como Ama Una Mujer : Jennifer Lopez
Latin Rhythm Airplay - Igual Que Ayer : Rakim & Ken - Y
Latin Rhythm Albums - Sentimiento : Ivy Queen
Latin Tropical Airplay - La Llave De Mi Corazon : Juan Luis Guerra Y 440
Latin Tropical Albums - La Llave De Mi Corazon : Juan Luis Guerra Y 440
Regional Mexican Albums - Mi Vida Loca : Jenni Rivera
Regional Mexican Airplay - Ese : Conjunto Primavera

Rock
Top Rock Albums - Daughtry : Daughtry
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks - Breath : Breaking Benjamin
Hot Modern Rock Tracks - What I've Done : Linkin Park

Top 40 / Adult Contemporary
Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks - It's Not Over : Daughtry
Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks - How To Save A Life : The Fray
Hot Adult Contemporary Recurrents - Unwritten : Natasha Bedingfield
Rhythmic Top 40 - Don't Matter : Akon

Heatseekers / Independent
Top Independent Albums - Elliott Yamin : Elliott Yamin
Top Heatseekers - CeU : CeU
Tastemakers - Because Of The Times : Kings Of Leon
Northeast - Seeds : Martin Sexton
Middle Atlantic - Boys Like Girls : Boys Like Girls
Mountain - The Poison : Bullet For My Valentine
Pacific - CeU : CeU
South Atlantic - Beat'n Down Yo Block : Unk
South Central - Beat'n Down Yo Block : Unk
East North Central - Boys Like Girls : Boys Like Girls
West North Central - Boys Like Girls : Boys Like Girls

Dance/Electronic
Top Electronic Albums - Sound Of Silver : LCD Soundsystem
Hot Dance Airplay - Say It Right : Nelly Furtado
Hot Dance Club Play - Rise : Samantha James
Hot Dance Singles Sales - Every Day Is Exactly The Same : Nine Inch Nails

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Jazz/Classical
Top Classical Albums - Appassionato : Yo - Yo Ma
Top Jazz Albums - Oh, My Nola : Harry Connick, Jr.
Top Classical Budget Albums - Baby Einstein : Lullaby Classics : The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
Top Classical Crossover Albums - Awake : Josh Groban
Top Classical Midline Albums - Baby Einstein : Baby Bach : The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
Top Contemporary Jazz - Givin' It Up : George Benson & Al Jarreau

International
European Top 100 Albums - Loose : Nelly Furtado
European Hot 100 Singles - Girlfriend : Avril Lavigne
Euro Digital Tracks - Grace Kelly : MIKA

Video
Top DVD Sales - Happy Feet
Top Kid Video - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse : Mickey's Great Clubhouse Hunt
Top Music Video - Rocket Man : Number Ones
Top VHS Sales - Doctor Zhivago
Top Video Game Rentals - PS2 : God Of War II
Top Video Rentals - The Pursuit Of Happyness
Video Sales/Health and Fitness - BalanceBall : Beginners Kit
Video Sales/Recreational Sports - UFC : Ultimate Iceman - Chuck Liddell
Videoclip Tracks - Go GettaYoung Jeezy Featuring R. Kelly
Billboard Comprehensive Music Videos - Rocket Man : Number Ones

Additional Genres
Top Blues Albums - 10 Days Out : Blues From The Backroads : Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Top Cast Albums - Wicked : Original Broadway Cast Recording
Top Comedy Albums - Morning Constitutions : Larry The Cable Guy
Top Compilation Albums - NOW 24 : Various Artists
Top Concert Grosses - Mana : Gianfi Communications
Top Holiday Albums - Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas : Special Edition : Soundtrack
Top Kid Audio - Hannah Montana : TV Soundtrack
Top New Age Albums - Amarantine : Enya
Top Reggae Albums - Mind Control : Stephen Marley
Top Soundtracks - Hannah Montana : Soundtrack
Top World Albums - A New Journey : Celtic Woman
Billboard Comprehensive Albums - NOW 24 : Various Artists

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