‘Massacre’ retains top spot for fifth week

“The Massacre,” by 50 Cent, retained its hold on No. 1 for the fifth straight week, selling 328,000 copies in the week ended Sunday. Nine new albums debuted in the top 50, led by the third disc from Kumbia King member Frankie J. His Columbia album “The One” sold 130,000 units to bow at No. 3, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Queens of the Stone Age’s “Lullabies to Paralyze” (Interscope) sold 97,000 in its first stanza, the best first-week posting for the metal act, now on its fourth release. The disc came in at No. 5.

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