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On The Charts - The Notorious B.I.G., Guns N' Roses, Fergie Featuring Ludacris, Eminem & 50 Cent, Arcade Fire, Breaking Benjamin, Gwen Stefani Featuring Akon, Consequence, The Stooges

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Here are this week’s chart toppers. Behold the #1s. __________________________________________________________________________________________

Billboard Charts
Issue Date : March 10, 2007

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The Billboard 200 - Greatest Hits : The Notorious B.I.G.
The Billboard Hot 100 - Glamorous : Fergie Featuring Ludacris
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - Jimmy Crack Corn : Eminem & 50 Cent
Bubbling Under R&B/Hip - Hop Singles - Tattoo : Alliance
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks - Breath : Breaking Benjamin
Middle Atlantic - World Container Contents Under Pressure : The Tragically Hip
Northeast - The Weirdness : The Stooges
Pacific - Yours To Keep : Albert Hammond, Jr.
Pop 100 - Glamorous : Fergie Featuring Ludacris
Top Blues Albums - Black Snake Moan : Soundtrack
Top Heatseekers - Don't Quit Your Day Job : Consequence
Top Independent Albums - Neon Bible : Arcade Fire
Top Pop Catalog - Greatest Hits : Guns N' Roses
European Hot 100 Singles - The Sweet Escape : Gwen Stefani Ft. Akon

All the #1s PLUS Top Ten Heatseekers & Top Ten Independent Albums after the jump...

Billboard Charts
Issue Date : March 10, 2007

Hot/Pop
The Billboard 200 - Greatest Hits : The Notorious B.I.G.
The Billboard Hot 100 - Glamorous : Fergie Featuring Ludacris
Top Pop Catalog - Greatest Hits : Guns N' Roses
Pop 100 - Glamorous : Fergie Featuring Ludacris
Pop 100 Airplay - What Goes Around...Comes Around : Justin Timberlake
Hot 100 Airplay - This Is Why I'm Hot : Mims
Hot 100 Recurrent Airplay - Walk Away (Remember Me) : Paula DeAnda Featuring The DEY
Hot Singles Recurrents - Walk Away (Remember Me) : Paula DeAnda Featuring The DEY
Hot Singles Sales - Flathead : The Fratellis
Billboard Comprehensive Albums - Greatest Hits : The Notorious B.I.G.
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - Jimmy Crack Corn : Eminem & 50 Cent

Digital & Mobile
Top Digital Albums - Neon Bible : Arcade Fire
Top Internet Albums - Neon Bible : Arcade Fire
Hot Digital Songs - Glamorous : Fergie Featuring Ludacris
Hot Digital Tracks - This Is Why I'm Hot : Mims
Hot RingMasters - This Is Why I'm Hot : Mims
Hot Ringtones - Poppin' : Chris Brown Featuring Jay Biz

R&B/Hip - Hop
Top R&B/Hip - Hop Albums - Greatest Hits : The Notorious B.I.G.
Top R&B/Hip - Hop Catalog Albums - The Definitive Collection : Stevie Wonder
Top Rap Albums - Greatest Hits : The Notorious B.I.G.
Hot Rap Tracks - This Is Why I'm Hot : Mims
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 - Can't Let Go : Anthony Hamilton
Hot R&B/Hip - Hop Recurrents - Can't Let Go : Anthony Hamilton
Hot R&B/Hip - Hop Singles Sales - Throw Some D's : Rich Boy Feat. Polow Da Don
Hot R&B/Hip - Hop Songs - Lost Without U : Robin Thicke
Bubbling Under R&B/Hip - Hop Singles - Tattoo : Alliance

Country
Top Country Albums - Greatest Hits : Gary Allan
Top Country Catalog Albums - Feels Like Today : Rascal Flatts
Top Bluegrass Albums - Reasons Why (The Very Best) : Nickel Creek
Hot Country Recurrents - It Just Comes Natural : George Strait
Hot Country Songs - Beer In Mexico : Kenny Chesney

Latin
Top Latin Albums - La Historia Continua... Parte III : Marco Antonio Solis
Hot Latin Songs - Ese : Conjunto Primavera
Hot Latin Pop Airplay - Manda Una Senal : Mana
Latin Pop Albums - La Historia Continua... Parte III : Marco Antonio Solis
Latin Rhythm Airplay - Sola : Hector "El Father"
Latin Rhythm Albums - King Of Kings : Don Omar
Latin Tropical Airplay - La Llave De Mi Corazon : Juan Luis Guerra Y 440
Latin Tropical Albums - K.O.B. : Live : Aventura
Regional Mexican Airplay - La Noche Perfecta : El Chapo De Sinaloa
Regional Mexican Albums - La Historia... Lo Mas Chulo, Chulo, Chulo : Los Caminantes

Rock
Top Rock Albums - Neon Bible : Arcade Fire
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks - Breath : Breaking Benjamin
Hot Modern Rock Tracks - Pain : Three Days Grace

Top 40/Adult Contemporary
Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks - Waiting On The World To Change : John Mayer
Hot Adult Contemporary Recurrents - You're Beautiful : James Blunt
Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks - It's Not Over : Daughtry
Rhythmic Top 40 - This Is Why I'm Hot : Mims

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Heatseekers/Independent
Top Heatseekers - Don't Quit Your Day Job : Consequence
Top Independent Albums - Neon Bible : Arcade Fire
Tastemakers - Neon Bible : Arcade Fire
Northeast - The Weirdness : The Stooges
Middle Atlantic - World Container : Contents Under Pressure : The Tragically Hip
Mountain - The Poison : Bullet For My Valentine
East North Central - The Weirdness : The Stooges
West North Central - Everything Starts Where It Ends : Lovedrug
Pacific - Yours To Keep : Albert Hammond, Jr.
South Atlantic - Don't Quit Your Day Job : Consequence
South Central - The Last Dance : Mazz Live Reunion : Joe Lopez Y Jimmy Gonzalez Y Grupo Mazz

Dance/Electronic
Top Electronic Albums - Pocket Symphony : Air
Hot Dance Singles Sales - Every Day Is Exactly The Same : Nine Inch Nails
Hot Dance Club Play - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going : Jennifer Hudson
Hot Dance Airplay - Say It Right : Nelly Furtado

Classical/Jazz
Top Classical Albums - Appassionato : Yo - Yo Ma
Top Jazz Albums - Oh, My Nola : Harry Connick, Jr.
Top Classical Crossover Albums - Awake : Josh Groban
Top Classical Budget Albums - Baby Einstein : Lullaby Classics : The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
Top Classical Midline Albums - Baby Einstein : Baby Bach : The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
Top Contemporary Jazz - At The Movies : Dave Koz

International
European Top 100 Albums - Loose : Nelly Furtado
European Hot 100 Singles - The Sweet Escape : Gwen Stefani Ft. Akon
Euro Digital Tracks - The Sweet Escape : Gwen Stefani Ft. Akon

Videos
Top DVD Sales - The Departed
Top Kid Video - Cinderella III A Twist In Time
Top Music Video - Beside You In Time
Top VHS Sales - 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (Special Edition)
Top Video Game Rentals - X360 : Crackdown
Top Video Rentals - The Departed
Hot Videoclip Tracks - Go Getta :Young Jeezy Featuring R. Kelly
Video Sales - Health and Fitness - BalanceBall : Beginners Kit
Video Sales - Recreational Sports - NFL Super Bowl XLI Champions : Indianapolis Colts
Billboard Comprehensive Music Videos - Beside You In Time

Concert Grosses
Billy Joel - Live Nation
Celine Dion - Concerts West/AEG Live
Floricienta - OCESA Presents
Justin Timberlake, Pink - Concerts West/AEG Live/Fantasma Productions
Mana - NYK Productions
Ricardo Arjona - OCESA Presents
Rod Stewart - Concerts West/AEG Live

Additional Genres
Top Blues Albums - Black Snake Moan : Soundtrack
Top Cast Albums - Wicked : Original Broadway Cast Recording
Top Comedy Albums - 15 Degrees Off Cool : Bill Engvall
Top Compilation Albums - Grammy Nominees 2007 : Various Artists
Top Holiday Albums - Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas : Special Edition : Soundtrack
Top Kid Audio - Kidz Bop 11 : Kidz Bop Kids
Top New Age Albums - Amarantine : Enya
Top Reggae Albums - Forever Bob Marley : Bob Marley
Top Soundtracks - Dreamgirls : Soundtrack
Top World Albums - A New Journey : Celtic Woman
Billboard Comprehensive Albums - Greatest Hits : The Notorious B.I.G.

TOP 10
Heatseekers

1 Consequence - Don't Quit Your Day Job
2 Albert Hammond, Jr. - Yours To Keep
3 The Stooges - The Weirdness
4 Unk - Beat'n Down Yo Block
5 Lovedrug - Everything Starts Where It Ends
6 RJD2 - The Third Hand
7 Bullet For My Valentine - The Poison
8 !!! (Chk Chk Chk) - Myth Takes
9 Peter Bjorn And John - Writer's Block
10 Xtreme - Haciendo Historia

TOP 10
Independent Albums

1 Consequence - Don't Quit Your Day Job
2 Silversun Pickups - Carnavas
3 Hellogoodbye - Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!
4 B.G. And The Chopper City Boyz - We Got This
5 Son Volt - The Search
6 Bright Eyes - Four Winds (EP)
7 Chimaira - Resurrection
8 Air - Pocket Symphony
9 Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
10 The Shins - Wincing The Night Away

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