Chris Brown Scores Second Billboard 200 Number One With New Album 'Fortune'

12 July 2012, 12:37

The 'Turn Up The Music' star was challenged by Katy Perry who saw a 417% sales rise following her movie release.

Chris Brown has claimed the Billboard 200 number one spot in the US this week with his new studio album 'Fortune'.

The 'Don't Wake Me Up' singer scores his second chart topping album following the success of 2011's 'F.A.M.E'.

The album beat dethroned last week's number one from Linkin Park which dropped to number five.

Despite only shifting 134,000 copies Chris managed to hold off Katy Perry who enjoyed a 417% sales rise with 'Teenage Dream' following the release of her Part Of Me 3D movie.

Elsewhere on the chart, Justin Bieber's 'Believe' is a non-mover in three and Gotye jumped 25 places to rise to six.

The Black Keys also saw a huge chart leap with 'El Camino' going from 55 to creep inside the top ten.

You can view a picture of Chris on stage at the BET Awards 2012 below:

On the singles front, Nicki Minaj made history this week after her single 'Starships' claimed it's 21st consecutive week inside the Billboard Hot 100 top ten.

Chris' new album 'Fortune' has produced the two Vodafone Big Top 40 singles 'Turn Up The Music' and latest release 'Don't Wake Me Up'.

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