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Adele’s chart-topping performance will send her past Billy Ray Cyrus’ Some Gave All, with 17, and turn her sights to the Bodyguard soundtrack, which logged a total of 20 weeks at #1, ending on May 29, 1993, the longest previous run.

ADELE CHALLENGES BODYGUARD

Her 18th Week at #1 Gives Her Longest Run Since Whitney Houston Soundtrack
So what else is new? For the 18th non-consecutive week, XL/Columbia Grammy darling Adele’s 21 will be the #1 album.

That’s based on one-day sales reports from those on and offline retailers who haven’t closed shop to set up Newt Gingrich campaign headquarters.

Adele’s chart-topping performance will send her past Billy Ray CyrusSome Gave All, with 17, and turn her sights to the Bodyguard soundtrack, which logged a total of 20 weeks at #1, ending on May 29, 1993, the longest previous run.

Adele beat out this week's new releases, including Curb’s new Tim McGraw album, Emotional Traffic, his first studio effort since 2009’s Southern Voice, which is now targeted for between 65-75k, quite a bit fewer than the 137k that album racked up.

Epic heavy metal gods Lamb of God’s seventh album, Resolution, is looking at estimates in the 50-55k range after scoring 68k for their previous release, 2009’s Wrath.

Universal Republic has the new 2012 Grammy Nominees album, with first-week prognostications of 50-55k, which would top last year’s 38k opening tally.

Cabin 24/Mom + Pop’s Ingrid Michaelson, going through RED, will see her new album, Human Again, her fifth, launch with 35-40k in sales.

BNA’s Idol alum Kellie Pickler’s 100 Proof, her third, should do between 23-27k, while Amnesty International’s four-CD Bob Dylan tribute, Chimes of Freedom, is looking at 15-20k.

Album sales were down 1% vs. last week, down 4% vs. same week last year and up 3% year to date.

Track sales were down 2% vs. last week, up 6% vs. same week last year and up 7% year to date.

TEA sales were down 1% vs. last week, down 1% vs. same week last year and up 4% year to date.

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