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Clay Aiken’s record is number one.

Clay Aiken’s record is number one.
Selling three times as many copies as Kelly Clarkson’s album did in its first week, Clay Aiken’s Measure of a Man has landed at number one on Billboard’s Hot 200 chart. The record sold 612,850 copies last week, easily making Clay the reigning American Idol first-week sales champion. Entertainment Tonight reports that Clay’s numbers represent “the biggest first week for a debut solo artist in 10 years.”
+ also: someone stole a photo of Clay.

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