R+B star Jaheim has scored his first US album chart number one at the third attempt.

The New Jersey singer's LP GHETTO CLASSICS has debuted at the top of the new chart with 152,000 copies sold.

Last week's (15FEB06) chart-topper, SING-A-LONGS + LULLABIES by Jack Johnson, has slipped to number two.

Barry Manilow's hit album THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE FIFTIES stands firm in third place.