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Biggest increase of the week is scored by Columbia’s Train, who move #42-27, +36%, thanks to an iTunes session and $7.99 sale for the album.

SARA SMILES

Sara Bareilles Debuts #1, Stone Sour, Anberlin, Interpol Bow Top 10
She's gotta have Heart.

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles’ sophomore Epic Records album Kaleidoscope Heart, debuts at #1 this week on the HITS Top 50 sales chart, with a total of 92k.

Her previous album, 2007’s Little Voice, which boasted the Top 5 single, “Love Song,” peaked at #7.

Shady/Aftermath/Interscope two-time VMA winner Eminem’s Recovery is back at #2, adding another 81k, raising its total to 2.5m, putting it within 100k of year-leader Lady Antebellum.

Capitol/EMI sports the next two entries, with Now 35 (#3) and Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream, as last week’s chart-topper, Reprise’s Disturbed, rounds out the Top 5.

Roadrunner veteran metal group Stone Sour’s Audio Secrecy is the other Top 10 newcomer at #6, along with Universal Republic’s Anberlin (#8) and Matador indie stalwarts Interpol (#9).

Island/IDJ’s unstoppable Justin Bieber (#7) and Walt Disney’s Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (#10) complete the leader board.

Other Top 50 debuts go to Verve/UME rock legend Jerry Lee LewisMean Old Man (#28), Interscope’s Robyn sequel to Body Talk (#38), Rhymesayer/ILG’s Atmosphere (#39) and VMA stars Florence + the Machine’s Universal Republic album Lungs (#45).

Universal Republic star Enrique IglesiasEuphoria re-enters this week at #44.

Biggest increase of the week is scored by Columbia’s Train, who move #42-27, +36%, thanks to an iTunes session and $7.99 sale for the album.

Nonesuch’s Black Keys (#39-32, +21%), Bieber (+21%), Merge’s Arcade Fire (#21-12, +18%) and Disney’s Camp Rock 2 (+10%) are the other double-digit gainers of the week.

Arriving in stores  this week are Warner Bros.Linkin Park, Atlantic’s Trey Songz, Island/IDJ’s Brandon Flowers, Epitaph’s Weezer, Mercury Nashville’s Jamey Johnson and Rounder’s Robert Plant.

WALLEN FOR THE WIN
"Dangerous" nudges "SOUR." (11/30a)
CHART FINAL:
THE BIGGEST BOW
OF THE YEAR
Big numbers for "30." (11/29a)
COUNTRY GRAMMYS' ROOTS ARE SHOWING
Deck the Grammys with boughs of Holly. (11/24a)
THE BRITISH
ARE COMING
Rolling out our U.K. Special print issue (11/24a)
PUTTING THE POP
IN POPCORN
Putting the audio into audio-visual. (11/29a)
CHESTNUTS
Roasting.
STOCKINGS
Stuffing.
PIPERS
Piping.
SANTA
Coming.
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