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Lana Del Rey debuts at number one in U.S.

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Jun 25, 2014 | 12:32pm EDT

Lana Del Rey has scored her first U.S. number one album as Ultraviolence debuts at the top of the Billboard 200 as expected. The new release sold 182,000 units in its first week on sale, giving the singer/songwriter her best week on the countdown. British soul sensation Sam Smith is also celebrating after debuting his first album, In the Lonely Hour, at two, with 166,000 first-week sales, and Linkin Park make it an all-new top three by entering at three with The Hunting Party. The Frozen soundtrack lands a 26th consecutive week in the top five at four and Willie Nelson returns to the top 10 with his highest-charting album since 1982 - Band of Brothers debuts at five. Other new entries in the top 10 are Jennifer Lopez's AKA at eight and Deadmau5's while(1<2) at nine. Meanwhile, on the singles chart, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scores a fifth week at one and two on the Hot 100 countdown - her summer anthem Fancy stays on top, while her Problem collaboration with Ariana Grande is unmoved at two. MAGIC!'s Rude rounds out the new top three, while Maroon 5 make another chart charge with new song Maps, which debuts at 14.

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