Go get West, young man. In Kanye's second week out, another 196,000 men and women answered that call, leaving the rapper secure in his No. 2 berth. But security, thy name is Norah; in Jones' sophomore session, she sold a still untouchable 395,000 units. Eamon had the biggest bow, at No. 7, with 106,000 fans of his profanely titled hit single opting to ''fork it'' -- over, that is -- for the full album. Entering the top 15 for the first time: long-simmering Maroon 5, advancing into the big leagues on the strength of a thing called ''This Love.''
LAST WEEKS WEEK ON CHART
1 1 NORAH JONES FEELS LIKE HOME, Blue Note 2 2 2 KANYE WEST The College Dropout, Roc-A-Fella 2 3 7 EVANESCENCE Fallen, Wind-up 51 4 4 OUTKAST Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, Arista 22 5 3 KENNY CHESNEY When the Sun Goes Down, BNA 3 6 5 JOSH GROBAN Closer, Reprise 15 7 -- EAMON I Don't Want You Back, Jive 1 8 8 TWISTA Kamikaze, Atlantic 4 9 11 SHERYL CROW The Very Best of Sheryl Crow, A&M/Interscope 16 10 9 INCUBUS A Crow Left of the Murder..., Epic 3 11 20 CHINGY Jackpot, Disturbing tha Peace/Capitol 32 12 6 HARRY CONNICK JR. Only You, Columbia 3 13 21 BRITNEY SPEARS In the Zone, Jive 14 14 32 MAROON 5 Songs About Jane, Octone/J 41 15 19 JESSICA SIMPSON In This Skin, Columbia 27
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