Beyonce tops US chart

'Sasha Fierce' is pop star's third straight Number One debut

Beyonce has topped the US Billboard chart with her third consecutive Number One debut.

The pop star’s latest effort ‘I Am … Sash Fierce’ — a double-disc set that showcases Beyonce on one disc and her Fierce “alter-ego” on the other — sold 482,000 copies in its first week out.

Meanwhile, Nickelback earned the Number Two spot, selling 326,000 copies of ‘Dark Horse’, while American Idol champion David Cook‘s self-titled debut came in at Number Three, with 280,000 copies sold.

Taylor Swift‘s ‘Fearless’ and Il Divo‘s ‘The Promise rounded out the top five.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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