Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience follows up its 980k debut with another 317k, good for its second chart-topping finish and a total closing in on 1.3 million.

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Timberlake’s Blockbuster Gets Another Week, with Lil Wayne, Blake Shelton Leading Five Newcomers in the Top Six
Chalk up another week at #1 for RCA recording artist Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience, which follows up its 980k debut with another 317k, good for its second chart-topping finish and a total closing in on 1.3 million.

Timberlake is followed by five debuts, topped by Young Money/Cash Money/Republic rapper Lil Wayne’s I Am Not a Human Being II at #2 with 217k, and Warner Bros. Nashville’s The Voice star Blake Shelton’s Based on a True Story at #3 with a career-best total of nearly 200k

Other Top 10 newcomers include Interscope’s OneRepublic (#4), Columbia’s Depeche Mode (#5) and Capitol Nashville’s Alan Jackson hits compilation (#6).

RCA’s P!nk (#7, +38%) and KidInaKorner/Interscope’s Imagine Dragons (#9, +66%) benefited from hit singles and $6.99 sales at iTunes, with Atlantic’s Bruno Mars (#8) and Capitol’s Now 45 (#10, +65%) rounding out the sales leaders.

Other new chart entries include RCA’s The Strokes (#13), Stoney Creek’s Thompson Square (#14), 7BrothersSevendust (#15), RCA’s Dido (#32), RCA’s Fred Hammond (#34) and Sparrow’s Colton Dixon (#46).

Capitol artist Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon re-enters at #27, thanks to a $2.99 Amazon MP3 sale. Syco/Columbia’s One Direction Up All Night also re-enters at #45.

Albums which gained more than 50% over the previous week in Easter sales include Capitol Nashville’s Luke Bryan Tailgates and Tanlines (#42-31, +93%), Walt Disney’s Shake It Up 3 (#32-25, +88%), Razor & Tie’s Kidz Bop 23 (#34-28, +86%), Capitol Nashville’s Eric Church (#41-36, +66%), ATO’s Alabama Shakes (#46-40, +62%), Atlantic’s Hunter Hayes (#39-37, +61%), RCA’s Kelly Clarkson (#40-38, +61%), Syco/Coilumbia’s One Direction Take Me Home (#26, +53%), Reprise’s Josh Groban (#39, +53%) and A&M/Octone’s Maroon 5 (#25-22, +50%).

Hitting retail this week are Republic Nashville’s The Band Perry, Columbia’s Tyler, the Creator and The Block’s New Kids on the Block.

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