Best of a Bad Lot: The highest debut outside the top 10 this week belongs to Latin star Marc Anthony, whose “Iconos” bows at No. 11 with a 24,000-unit opening week. The set trails the No. 10 album, Damian Marley & Nas’ “Distant Relatives,” by less than 1,000 units.
Good Sex: Got your attention, right? Despite weak box office, the “Sex and the City 2” soundtrack album is the week’s third-best debut, entering at No. 13 with 22,000 sold. Guess everyone wanted to hear Liza Minnelli’s version of “Single Ladies.”
Boo: Brooks & Dunn’s “No. 1s…And Then Some” gains 211% and leaps 50 chart positions to No. 18, thanks to their May 23 CBS farewell special. So farewell already, and don’t let the door hit y’all on the way out.
Hooray: “Rebel Within,” the new album by Hank Williams III, enters at No. 20 with 17,000 sold. We endorse the grandson of Hank Williams and son of Hank Jr. for his ongoing commitment to hell-raising and hardcore country (and thrash metal). That is all.
“Idol” Chatter: This franchise needs serious help. Despite its grand finale, “American Idol” is still failing to make much noise on the chart — the Season Nine companion album plunges to No. 110 this week, with just 4,700 copies sold. The package has sold a total of 17,000 copies — about what the Black Eyed Peas’ 51-week-old “The E.N.D.” moved last week.
At the Bottom: Our old friend “The Dark Side of the Moon,” which sold 2,900 copies last week, good for No. 200 on the album chart. During its initial stay, Pink Floyd’s 1973 classic racked up 741 weeks, and is still unsurpassed in chart longevity.