"The Hunger Games" soundtrack debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, having sold 175,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan.
It's the first theatrical film soundtrack to top the chart since "Michael Jackson's This Is It" bowed at No. 1 on the list dated Nov. 14, 2009. "The Hunger Games" is the first multi-artist film soundtrack to reach No. 1 since one week before Jackson, when "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" rose from No. 2 to No. 1 in its second week on the tally.