Jay-Z Expected To Debut At Number One
Another number one album would make 10 for Jay-Z, which would move him into a tie with Elvis Presley. The Beatles have the most number one albums with 19.
SoundScan's Wednesday Building Chart is compiled of sales from Trans World Entertainment, Best Buy, Circuit City, iTunes, Border's, Target, Anderson Merchandisers and Handleman Co. It is estimated that the companies represent 79% of the U.S. retail music market. The Building Chart was created in September, 2007 to give unweighted sales figures from the leading retailers through the close of business each Tuesday, and figures are then posted at 5:00 p.m. EST each Wednesday.