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Ariana Grande scores second chart-topping album on Billboard 200

Published on Sep 4, 2014 3:59 AM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Ariana Grande landed her second chart-topping album on Wednesday as her latest record debuted atop the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.

"My Everything," the second album from 21-year-old Grande, sold 169,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

The record was released in conjunction with the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 24, where Grande performed her song "Break Free" to kick off the televised event.

Country music singer Brad Paisley's "Moonshine in the Trunk"debuted at No. 2 this week with sales of 53,000, while R&B artist Kem entered the chart at No. 3 with "Promise to Love"selling 52,000 copies.

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