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'Dreamgirls' soundtrack is No. 1

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Even with a sales drop of 36 percent from the previous week, the soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album.

The album set a record for the lowest sales total for a No. 1 album since the album sales tracking service began in 1991, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

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"Dreamgirls" is a perfect example of the overall album sales for this week dropping 35 percent from last week's total and 22 percent compared to the same last year at 8.34 million units.

Akon's "Konvicted" holds the No. 2 spot and Daughtry's self-title debut shoots to No. 3 climb while "FutureSex/LoveSounds" by Justin Timberlake also climbs a few slots to No. 4.

"NOW 23" took a sales hit of 46 percent but still climbed one spot to No. 5 with the soundtrack to Disney's "Hannah Montana" right behind at No. 6.

Young Jeezy's "The Inspiration" is at No. 7 on the chart, while Nas' "Hip Hop Is Dead" drops to No. 8 and The Beatles' "Love" climbs to No. 9.

After debuting at No. 1 last week, Omarion's "21" drops to No. 10 to round out the top tier on the Billboard 200.

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