It’s the first #1 album for the band since 2007’s Infinity on High, which debuted in February of that year with 260k, and has gone on to sell 1.4 million in the U.S.

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Kid Cudi and Yeah Yeah Yeahs Debut in the Top 10, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fun., Lead Gainers
Island/IDJ recording artists Fall Out Boy’s mission to Save Rock and Roll turns out perfectly, resulting in a chart-topping debut that sells almost 150k copies in its debut week.

It’s the first #1 album for the band since 2007’s Infinity on High, which debuted in February of that year with 260k, and has gone on to sell 1.4 million in the U.S. Save Rock and Roll is the band’s first album since 2008’s Folie a Deux, after which the band took some time out to pursue solo projects.

Republic’s Kid Cudi debuts at #2 with smokin’ title Indicud, which sells 140k. His previous effort, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. label through Universal Motown, debuted at #3 with 169k sold in Novenber 2010.

RCA’s Justin Timberlake (#3), Warner Bros. Nashville’s Blake Shelton (#4) and Republic Nashville’s The Band Perry (#5) round out the leaders, the latter giving Monte Lipman’s labels two of the Top 5.

Interscope’s Yeah Yeah Yeahs (#7) are the other newcomers to the Top 10, which also includes Arista Nashville’s Brad Paisley (#6), YM/CM/Republic’s Lil Wayne (#8), Macklemore’s Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (#9) and RCA’s P!nk (#10).

Other new Top 50 entries are Reach’s Andy Mineo (#11), Simha's Sarah Brightman (#16), Syco/Columbia’s Olly Murs (#18), Nonesuch’s Iron & Wine (#25), Atlantic’s Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y EP (#27), Soul Temple’s Ghostface Killah (#29), Warner Bros.The Flaming Lips (#30), Secretly Canadian’s Major Lazer (#35), Republic’s Ghost B.C. (#40) and Legacy RecordingsWillie Nelson (#49).

Top gainers of the week include Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (#15-9, +12%) and Fueled by Ramen’s Fun. (#25-19, +12%).

Reprise’s Michael Buble tops this week’s release slate, along with Glassnote’s Phoenix, J/RCA’s Fantasia, T-Boy/UMe’s Rob Zombie, RCA Nashville’s Tate Stevens, Interscope’s will.i.am, Concord Music Group’s Tom Jones and Rounder’s Steve Martin & Edie Brickell.

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