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Sales Update

Posted By on April 11, 2004

Despite a well-publicized “wardrobe malfunction,” Janet Jackson won’t unseat Usher from the top spot on next week’s Billboard albums chart.

Miss Jackson continues her sex streak making her debut in a different position: #2. The more than 381,000 copies of Damita Jo that sold last week, however, just about splits the difference between the first-week totals of her previous #1 debuts, which amounted to 605,000 and 202,000, respectively.

Another massively successful week for Usher boosts the total sales of Confessions above the 1.5 million mark. With “Yeah!” continuing its prevalence on airwaves, the R&B singer sold more than 485,000 copies of his fifth album last week.

With a single called “Game Over,” the fun is just starting for Lil’ Flip. The Dirty South rapper’s third album, U Gotta Feel Me, which follows 2002’s The Undaground Legend, sold more than 198,000 copies last week to bow at #4.