LINKIN PARK Maintain Top Standing On Billboard Chart

April 9, 2003

LINKIN PARK's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales, has reported. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing its two-week sales total above the one-million mark.

The No. 1 entry of "Meteora" on The Billboard 200 followed a similar opening on the U.K. album chart. In addition, last week the album's first single "Somewhere I Belong" took over the top slot Billboard's Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock airplay charts.

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