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Meet the new year, same as the old year: Justin Bieber has a new haircut for 2011, but some things never change: he's got another chart-topping album this year.
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April 1, 2011 The biggest surprise of album sales in 2011 so far? Things aren't as terrible as we expected.
January 19, 2011 Showroom of Compassion, from the 1990s holdouts, sold fewer albums than any chart-topper in history.
January 6, 2011 Bad news for the music industry: a new report says music fans bought fewer albums than ever in 2010.
December 1, 2010 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy bests all comers with nearly half a million in sales.
November 19, 2010 Glee's chart success is impressive but fleeting. Should we stop calling its songs hits?
November 11, 2010 This week's chart roundup includes three big country albums and 13 holiday-themed collections.
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November 3, 2010 'Speak Now' has sold 1,047,000 copies, giving it the biggest first week in 2 1/2 years.
October 13, 2010 Bullets in the Gun is the fourth number one for the country star, but it's a bittersweet victory.
October 6, 2010 Hemingway's Whiskey is the country star's sixth number one album. Lil Wayne debuts at number three.
September 29, 2010 You Get What You Give is the second country album of the year to top Billboard's album chart.
September 22, 2010 Six new albums entered the Billboard 200 in the top 10, but last week's number one takes a tumble.
Sara Bareilles had a hit in 2007 with "Love Song" off her second album, Little Voice. Her third record, Kaleidoscope Heart, debuted at number one on the Billboard album chart.
September 15, 2010 The singer-songwriter topped the chart but sold less than half of what Katy Perry did just two weeks ago.
A shot from Katy Perry's "California Gurls" video -- one of the singles that sent her album Teenage Dream to the top of the charts this week.
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September 1, 2010 Katy Perry's Teenage Dream is the No. 1 album -- no surprise following two hot singles.
August 18, 2010 The rapper's latest album beats Arcade Fire and Avenged Sevenfold on the Billboard 200 chart.
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