With the nation's No. 1 single already secured, Katy Perry shoots straight to the top of the album-sales chart this week. Perry's "Teenage Dream" sold 192,000 copies during the week that ended Aug. 29, enough for her first No. 1 album, according to data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Veteran performers stormed the U.S. album-sales chart this week, though none posed much of a threat to Eminem's "Recovery," the only album to sell more than 100,000 copies in the week that ended Aug. 22.
Kem and Anthony Hamilton top the bill of R&B and soul stars on this summer's 2010 Budweiser Superfest, which gets underway Aug. 5 in Cleveland, OH, and spends a month on the amphitheater and arena circuit.