Washington: US country singer Luke Bryan has scored his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, beating the late Jimi Hendrix.
According to Billboard`s website, Bryan`s fourth studio album, `Spring Break ... Here to Party,` sold 150,000 copies in its first week, while Henrix`s posthumous album, `People, Hell and Angels,` placed second with 72,000 copies, OnTheRedCarpet.com reported.
The country crooner`s compilation album, which was released on March 5, features 14 songs -- 12 from his `Spring Break` EP and two brand new tracks.
The album is currently third on the iTunes Top 10 Albums list, only following new releases by Justin Timberlake and David Bowie.
Hendrix`s posthumous album features 12 previously unreleased studio recordings that were completed between 1968 and 1970.
The new album marks Hendrix`s highest-charting album in 44 years.