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Timberlake enjoys third week at No. 1 on Billboard album chart

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Singer Justin Timberlake continued his reign at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday, keeping new entries by The Band Perry and Tyler, The Creator from the coveted No. 1 slot.

Timberlake's “The 20/20 Experience” sold 139,000 copies last week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, bringing the album's total US sales to 1.43 million since its debut on March 19. Country music group The Band Perry entered the chart this week at No. 2 with their sophomore album “Pioneer,” following their performance at Sunday's Academy of Country Music awards, which was watched by more than 15 million people on television. “

Pioneer” sold 129,000 copies, coming in ahead of rapper Tyler, The Creator's latest record “Wolf,” which notched the No. 3 slot with 89,000 sales. Tyler, The Creator is part of the Odd Future hip hop collective that also includes Frank Ocean, and he scored his best sales week to date with “Wolf.”

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