HITS Daily Double

Weakend Chart Preview

It's too close to call today for #1 next week between Nas and Zac Brown Band. Whichever title finishes on top, it will be the lowest total so far this year for a #1 album. Here's how it looks headed into the weekend:

Nas (Def Jam/IDJ) 45-50k
Zac Brown Band (Atlantic) 45-50k
Kidz Bop Kids (Razor & Tie) 35-40k
Justin Bieber (Island/IDJ) 35-40k
*Gaslight Anthem (Mercury/IDJ): 35-40k
One Direction (Syco/Columbia) 30-35k
Adele (XL/Columbia) 30-35k
Frank Ocean(Def Jam/IDJ) 30-35k
*Passion Pit (Columbia) 28-32k
Maroon 5 (A&M/Octone) 24-27k
Katy Perry (Capitol/EMI) 20-23k
Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville/EMI) 18-21k
Linkin Park (Warner Bros.) 18-21k
Kenny Chesney (Blue Chair/Columbia Nashville) 17-20k
Chris Brown (RCA) 17-20k
Dark Knight Rises (WaterTower) 17-20k

*Debuts (7/26p)