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[Evanescence's] last two albums have sold a combined 9.7 million in the U.S. and more than 22 million worldwide.

THEIR AMY IS TRUE

Evanescence Debuts at #1, Alaina, Adams and McBride all Debut in Top 10
Amy Lee is back and not a moment too soon. Her band Evanescence’s third Wind-up album, and first since 2006’s The Open Door, debuts at #1 this week with 130k in sales.

Her last two albums have sold a combined 9.7 million in the U.S. and more than 22 million worldwide.

XL/Columbia’s Adele is next at #2 for 21, with another 109k added to a total that now approaches 4 million.

Prospect Park’s Five Finger Death Punch, managed by Jeff Kwatinetz and distributed by EMI Label Services, enter at #3 with the L.A. rockers’ third album, American Capitalist, and a total of 90k.

Lauren Alaina’s Mercury Nashville/19/Interscope debut, Wildflower, debuts at #5, just behind last week’s chart-topper, fellow Idol contestant, winner Scotty McCreery’s Clear as Day at #4.

Other newcomers include PAX-AM/Capitol/EMI’s Ryan Adams (#7) and Republic Nashville’s Martina McBride (#10).

Columbia’s Tony Bennett album, Duets II, remains steady at #6, with Capitol Nashville/EMI’s Lady Antebellum (#8) and Cash Money/Universal Republic’s Lil Wayne (#9) the holdovers in the Top 10.

Also new on the chart are Hollywood’s Joe Jonas (#14), Atlantic’s Footloose soundtrack (#16) and country-pop artist Hunter Hayes (#17), Notifi’s Johnny Gill (#21), Walt Disney’s A.N.T. Farm soundtrack (#27), Nonesuch’s Bjork (#33), Real World/EMI’s Peter Gabriel live album (#38), RCA’s Britney Spears remix collection (#43) and Universal Republic’s James Morrison (#45).

Capitol’s Katy Perry returns to the Top 50 at #41.

Heading up the gainers are Startime/Columbia’s Foster the People (#12, +16%), Music World’s Le’Andria Johnson (#41-39, +15%) and Capitol/EMI’s Now 39 (#19-18, +13%), followed by Interscope’s Lady Gaga (#28, +9%) and LMFAO (#32, +9%).

Hitting retail this week are Grammy and Dove Award-winning Beach Street/Reunion Christian rockers Casting Crowns, Capitol/EMI’s Jane’s Addiction, Kedar/Fontana’s Joe and Island/IDJ’s Fall Out Boy vocalist Patrick Stump.

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