Alicia Keys’ ‘As I Am’ Debuts at #1 with 742,000

Alicia Keys takes the #1 spot on this week’s Billboard 200 with As I Am. Alicia’s third album sold 742,000 copies making it the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones’ Feels Like Home moved 1 million copies in 2004.

Other notable moves include Jay-Z’s American Gangster which fell from 1-8 with a 70% decrease to 131,000, while Chris Brown’s Exclusive falls 4-10 in its second week with 110,000.

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