The record, which sold 490,000 copies last week according to Nielsen SoundScan (search), was boosted by the buzz surrounding Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet," a five-part radio drama turned into a 16-minute mini-movie that's been flying all over the Net.
Call it innovative — or cheesy — but the soap opera is as captivating as a train wreck, and Kelly has promised five more chapters.
Rapper Missy Elliott (search) takes the No. 2 slot with the debut of "The Cookbook," which features the top 10 hit single "Lose Control" with Ciara & Fat Man Scoop.
This week's only other top 10 debut comes from Louisiana rapper Webbie, who bows at No. 8 with "Savage Life."