Rockers System Of A Down have scored their second US number one album of the year after taking new release HYPNOTIZE to the top of the Billboard 200.

The disc debuts at number one on the new album chart with sales of more than 324,000 copies.

The group's May (05) release MEZMERIZE also debuted at the top with first week sales of 453,000.

Country star Kenny Chesney's The Road And The Radio album bounced back to number two in its third week on release, and the 20th installment of the NOW! THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC series also jumped back up the charts to number three.

Madonna's CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR drops to number four on the new chart after debuting an number one last week (23NOV05).

Other new entries in the top 10 are Enya's AMARANTINE at number eight, Juelz Santana's WHAT THE GAME'S BEEN MISSING at nine, and Chamillionaire's THE SOUND OF REVENGE at 10.