R&B crooner Usher is on his way to the top of the Billboard charts! His newly released album Raymond v. Raymond is poised for a strong debut on next week’s Billboard 200 albums chart, with early sales predictions coming in saying that the album could sell about 330k – 350k copies, putting it in the No. 1 position in its opening week.

But despite this predicted success, we are getting word that his label LaFace isn’t too happy with these projections and actually expected better numbers. We personally don’t understand how they expected any better. While Usher has several singles playing on the radio stations right now, none of them have really been huge hits compared to some of his singles released for previous albums.

Overall, it looks like 2010 may likely be a good year for Mr. Raymond so congratz to him!

What do you think of Ursh’s new album Raymond v. Raymond? Do these sales figures match your predictions?

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