Pink scores first No. 1 Billboard album of career

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: Singer Pink performs onstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Clear Channel) Michael Kovac

Pink performs at the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 22, 2012, in Las Vegas.
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(CBS News) Pink notched her first No. 1 album on Billboard's Top 200 chart with "The Truth About Love," which sold 280,000 copies in its first week. It's also the third highest selling debut this year behind Justin Bieber and Madonna.

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The pop star, who first came on the scene in 2000, reacted to the news on Twitter:

"The Truth About Love" marks Pink's sixth top 10 album overall.

In second place on this week's Billboard chart is Kanye West's "Cruel Summer" compilation with 205,000 copies sold, followed by The Killers' "Battle Born," which opened with 113,000.

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