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Amy Winehouse's album shoots to top of UK album charts

Amy Winehouse performs at the Glastonbury Festival on June 28, 2008. Getty Images

(CBS) Amy Winehouse's posthumous album debuted only three days ago in the U.K., but it has already shot to the top of the charts.

"Lioness: Hidden Treasures," released just four months after Winehouse's death, includes songs recorded between 2002 and 2008. Some proceeds from sales of the collection will go to The Amy Winehouse Foundation, dedicated to helping charities all over the world.

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The late singer's father, Mitch Winehouse, reacted to the chart news on Twitter, writing, "Just been told. Amy at number 1. 140,000 sold = 140,000 to foundation in one day. Well done baby."

He later added, "My heart is sad but bursting with pride."

"Lioness: Hidden Treasures" was released Tuesday in the U.S.

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