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Blake Shelton's new album posts highest debut yet, tops Billboard 200 albums chart

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Looks like Blake Shelton’s side gig as a coach on NBC singing competition The Voice is paying off in other lanes.

The country man leads the Billboard 200 album charts this week. His latest album, Red River Blue, sold 116,000 units, making it the highest debut of his career.

Surprisingly, following at No. 2 is Incubus’ If Not Now, When? with 80,000 copies bought. And again, Adele posts a strong week. Her 21 moved 77,000 albums. Check out the rest of the top 10 after the jump.

July 20, 2011′s Billboard 200 albums top 10

No. 1 - Blake Shelton, Red River Blue: 116,000

No. 2 - Incubus, If Not Now, When?: 80,000

No. 3 - Adele, 21: 77,000

No. 4 - Chris Young, Neon: 73,000

No. 5 -  Beyonce, 4: 72,000

No. 6 - Colbie Caillat, All Of You: 70,000

No. 7 - Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party: 42,000

No. 8 - Theory of a Deadman, The Truth Is…: 38,000

No. 9 - Sublime With Rome, Yours Truly: 35,000

No. 10 - Selena Gomez & the Scene, When the Sun Goes Down: 33,000

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