Billboard 200 chart moves: Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' album tops 3 million sold

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at the Verizon Center on June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: (Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at the Verizon Center on June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 09: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at the Verizon Center on June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) A dancer performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at the Verizon Center on June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
RALEIGH, NC - JUNE 22: (Exclusive Coverage; Editorial Use Only) Katy Perry performs onstage during 'The Prismatic World Tour' at PNC Arena on June 22, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
BEIJING, CHINA - JANUARY 11: (CHINA OUT) Singer Katy Perry performs on the stage in Infiniti Concert at National Indoor Stadium on January 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
Katy Perry performs during the Kids' Inaugural Concert at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, January 19, 2013. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Singer Katy Perry performs onstage at the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Paul McCartney held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 23: Singer Katy Perry performs on stage during a concert in the Rock in Rio Festival on September 23, 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rock in Rio Festival comes back to Brazil after ten years. (Photo by Buda Mendes/LatinContent/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 5: Katy Perry performs during the North American leg of her 'California Dreams Tour 2011' at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on August 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 5: Katy Perry performs during the North American leg of her 'California Dreams Tour 2011' at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on August 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - JUNE 10: Katy Perry performs during the North American leg of her 'California Dreams Tour 2011' at St. Pete Times Forum on June 10, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 9: Katy Perry performs during the North American leg of her 'California Dreams Tour 2011' at UCF Arena on June 9, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 17: Katy Perry performs her 'California Dreams' Tour at Hammersmith Apollo on March 17, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Lupin/Redferns)
Katy Perry performs during the Y100 Jingle Ball at BankAtlantic Center on December 11, 2010 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/FilmMagic)
Katy Perry performs onstage during Z100's Jingle Ball 2010 presented by H&M at Madison Square Garden on December 10, 2010 in New York City.
Katy Perry performs at 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2010 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on December 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
Singer Katy Perry performs onstage during 'VH1 Divas Salute the Troops' presented by the USO at the MCAS Miramar on December 3, 2010 in Miramar, California. 'VH1 Divas Salute the Troops' concert event will be televised on Sunday, December 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1.
Singer Katy Perry performs onstage during 'VH1 Divas Salute the Troops' presented by the USO at the MCAS Miramar on December 3, 2010 in Miramar, California. 'VH1 Divas Salute the Troops' concert event will be televised on Sunday, December 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1.
Singer Katy Perry performs onstage during 'VH1 Divas Salute the Troops' presented by the USO at the MCAS Miramar on December 3, 2010 in Miramar, California. 'VH1 Divas Salute the Troops' concert event will be televised on Sunday, December 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1.
Katy Perry performs at Club Nokia on November 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
Singer Katy Perry performs at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! rehearsals at Club Nokia on November 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 10: Singer Katy Perry performs during the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 10, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by George Napolitano/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 10: Singer Katy Perry performs during the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 10, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 27: Singer Katy Perry performs at the Splash Bar on August 27, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/FilmMagic)
Katy Perry performs at the world premiere of Volkswagen's new Jetta compact sedan at Times Square on June 15, 2010 in New York City.
CHELMSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 23: Katy Perry performs on the 4 Music Stage on day 2 of the V Festival on August 23, 2009 at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - AUGUST 01: Katy Perry performs for fans at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on August 1, 2009 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/WireImage)
TODAY -- Air Date 07/24/2009 -- Pictured: Katy Perry performs on Rockefeller Plaza for the 'Toyota Concert Series' on July 24, 2009 (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 06: Singer Katy Perry performs at the 2008 KIIS FM Jingle Ball at Honda Center on December 6, 2008 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
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On the latest Billboard 200 chart (dated Aug. 29), Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights album opened at No. 1 with 345,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Aug. 13. Behind him was the also-arriving Dr. Dre, who saw his Compton set launch at No. 2 with 295,000 units.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the week's most popular albums based on their overall consumption. That overall unit figure combines pure album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Let's take a closer look at some of the action on the chart:

Katy Perry, Teenage Dream - No. 185 — The pop diva's second Capitol Records album, Teenage Dream, floats past the 3 million U.S. sales mark, according to Nielsen Music. The former No. 1 album sold another 1,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 13, bringing its overall total to just over 3 million sold. The set was released in 2010, debuted atop the chart, and has spent 224 weeks (and counting) on the list. It spawned five No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, equaling the record set by Michael Jackson's Bad for the most No. 1 Hot 100 hits from one album.

Perry's debut for Capitol, One of the Boys, has sold 1.69 million since its release in 2008. Her most recent set, 2013's Prism, has moved 1.65 million.

Michael Ray, Michael Ray - No. 21 — A week after newcomer Michael Ray crowned the Country Airplay chart with his debut hit "Kiss You In the Morning," the singer takes a bow on both the Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums with his debut self-titled album. The set starts at No. 21 on the Billboard 200 with 15,000 units earned in the week ending Aug. 13. Over on the Top Country Albums chart, it enters at No. 4 with 11,000 sold in pure album sales.

The 27-year-old was previously lauded as an act to watch in Billboard's Tomorrow's Hits feature back in April, just as "Kiss You In the Morning" was taking off at country radio. "Kiss" also climbed to No. 10 on Hot Country Songs and No. 55 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Trey Songz, Trigga - No. 22 — Trey Songz's Trigga album zooms 78-22 thanks to a 99-cent sales price in the Google Play store. The set's album sales grew to 9,000 for the week (up 443 percent) while its overall unit total vaulted to 15,000 (up 100 percent).

N.W.A, Straight Outta Compton - No. 30 — Powered by the hit movie of the same name, the rap group's album rises to a new chart peak, flying 97-30 with a 92 percent rise in overall units (to 12,000 for the week). The set originally peaked at No. 37 (for three nonconsecutive weeks) in 1989.

Michael Jackson, Thriller - No. 68 — Michael Jackson's classic No. 1 album returns to the list after a three-month absence, thanks to sale pricing and promotion in the iTunes Store (8,000 overall units, up 367 percent; 5,000 in pure album sales; up 239 percent). This is Thriller's highest rank since the Feb. 16, 2013-dated chart when it was No. 61.

— Various Artists, Now That's What I Call New Wave 80s - No. 106 — This is the 107th charting Now That's What I Call Music album in the franchise's history (it bows with 6,000 units). It's one of two new Now albums to debut on the list this week. Up at No. 3 is the new Now 55 compilation (76,000 units).

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