HITS Daily Double
Disney’s Radio Disney Jams 10 album registers as the week’s big mover (#49-19, +152%).


Rapper Flo Rida (#3), Gnarls Barkley (#20) Other Top Debuts
Guess P. Diddy’s a hit man after all.

Just last week, he was accused of being one of those behind the shooting of Tupac Shakur outside a New York City studio.

Now, the executive formerly known as Sean Combs and Puff Daddy has another kind of smash on his hands in Making the Band alums Danity Kane, who debut at #1 on the HITS Album Sales chart with the Bad Boy/Atlantic disc, Welcome to the Dollhouse.

The album scores 253k in first-week sales, second-highest of the year behind only Jack Johnson’s Brushfire/Universal Republic album Sleep Through the Static, which debuted with 380k back in February and remains at #5.

Atlantic rapper Flo Rida’s Mail on Sunday, sporting a pair of smash airplay hits in “Low” and “Elevator,” is the week’s other top newcomer at #3, with 85k. Downtown/Atlantic's Gnarls Barkley used a #1 iTunes debut to bow at #20.

SBMG/Commercial Music Group’s Now 27 remains #2, with 168k in sales, followed by last week’s chart-topper, Def Jam/IDJ’s Rick Ross (#4), Big Machine’s resurgent Taylor Swift (#6), Epic’s Sara Bareilles (#7), Disney’s Hannah Montana 2 soundtrack (#8), Geffen’s Snoop Dogg (#9) and Disney’s Hannah Montana Best of Both Worlds (#10).

Easter weekend turned out to be very good for the biz, with family titles like Disney’s Radio Disney Jams 10 album registering as the week’s big mover (#49-19, +152%), followed by Arista/RMG’s Carrie Underwood (#36-16, +142%), Disney’s Hannah Montana 2 (#17-8, +140%), Razor & Tie’s Kidz Bop 13 (#35-17, +132%), Hollywood’s Jonas Brothers (#18-13, +115%), Lyric Street’s Rascal Flatts (#47-22, +113%) and Razor & Tie’s Alvin & the Chipmunks soundtrack (#16-12, +107%).

Taylor Swift sales are up 94%, along with Disney’s Hannah Montana Best of Both Worlds (+73%) and EMI’s Now 26 (#42-20, +60%), Bareilles (+48%), Universal Republic’s Colbie Caillat (#21, +47%), TBD/ATO/RED’s Radiohead (#50-40, +44%) and Rhino’s Juno soundtrack (#23, +43%).

Hitting the streets on Tuesday are current Making the Band winner, Bad Boy/Atlantic's Day 26, Decaydance/Fueled by Ramen’s Panic at the Disco (which has lost its exclamation point and found its ELO influences), Geffen’s Counting Crows, MySpace’s Pennywise and AstralwerksB-52s comeback.