Danity Kane this week becomes the first female group to reach #1 with its first two albums in the 52-year history of Billboard's weekly pop album chart. The group's sophomore album, Welcome To The Dollhouse, opens at #1 with sales of 236,000. This surpasses (if just barely) the opening week tally rung up by the group's eponymous debut album, which bowed in the top spot in August 2006 with sales of 234,000.
Danity Kane is only the fourth female group to reach #1 with any two albums. The Supremes and Dixie Chicks share the lead among female groups with three #1 albums. Destiny's Child, like Danity Kane, has had two.
Will Danity Kane ever be as famous as these other groups? Will one of its members one day follow Diana Ross or Beyonce to superstardom? Place your bets. Three tracks from Danity Kane's album move up on the Hot Digital Tracks chart. "Damaged" jumps from #24 to #15, "Lights Out" debuts at #61 and "Bad Girl" (featuring Missy Elliott) opens at #79. The group's debut album spawnedRead More »from Week Ending March 23, 2008: Danity Kane And The All-Girl Bands