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The late country legend Johnny Cash’s American VI: Ain’t No Grave, the final Rick Rubin-produced recordings for American/Lost Highway before the legendary music icon's death in 2003, bows at #3 as the week’s top new entry
SADE'S TRIPLE PLAY
Lady Antebellum #2, Johnny Cash (#3), Alkaline Trio (#10) Debut
The romance between Sade and record buyers continues this week, as the Epic chanteuse’s Soldier of Love spends its third straight week at #1, with another 127k, bringing her total over 800k.

Seven-time ACM nominees Lady Antebellum celebrate the year’s first million-seller in Capitol Nashville’s Need You Now, remaining at #2, with 117k.

The late country legend Johnny Cash’s American VI: Ain’t No Grave, the final Rick Rubin-produced recordings for American/Lost Highway before the legendary music icon's death in 2003, bows at #3 as the week’s top new entry, racking up 50k in sales.

A pair of albums from Interscope’s Jimmy Iovine, Black Eyed PeasThe E.N.D. (#4) and Lady Gaga’s The Fame Deluxe Edition (#5) round out the Top 5.

Veteran Midwest punk-rock outfit Alkaline Trio’s Epitaph bow, This Addiction, is the only other Top 10 debut at #10.

Cash Money/Universal Motown’s Lil Wayne rap-rock hybrid Rebirth (#6), Kemosabe/ RCA/RMG’s Ke$ha (#14-7, +7%), Columbia’s Susan Boyle (#8) and Big Machine’s Taylor Swift (#9)  round out the best-seller list.

Other chart debuts are registered by Sony Music Latin’s Chayanne (#21), Columbia Nashville’s Josh Thompson (#31), Island/IDJ’s Texas emo-rockers The Rocket Summer (#34), Nonesuch’s k.d. lang Starbucks exclusive, Beautifully Combined (#42) and Walt Disney’s Starstruck soundtrack (#47).

Glassnote’s resurgent Phoenix (#32) and Hollywood’s Breaking Benjamin (#43) both re-enter the Top 50.

In addition to Ke$ha, SRC/Universal Motown’s Melanie Fiona (#33-24, +2%) and Star Trak/Interscope’s Robin Thicke (#36-27, +2%) are the additional two acts showing upward mobility.

Hitting retail this week are Beluga Heights/Warner Bros.Jason Derulo, WB Nashville’s Blake Shelton, Disney RecordsAlmost Alice companion piece to the movie, Geffen’s Lifehouse, 19/RCA’s Danny Gokey, Experience Music/Legacy’s Jimi Hendrix and Real World/EMI’s Peter Gabriel.

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