Soldier of Love # 1…

Soldier of Love moved over 500,000 copies in its first week alone to nab the top spot, fending off competition from Lady Antebellum, Jaheim, Lil’ Wayne, and Josh Turner.

Sade have topped the US album chart with their comeback album Soldier Of Love.

The record, which was produced with longtime collaborator Mike Pela, sold 502,000 copies in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The group, fronted by Sade Adu, released last studio album Lovers Rock in November 2000. The record peaked at number three and sold 370,000 units in its first seven days.

Sade previously topped the Billboard 200 with 1986 album Promise.

Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now, which spent two weeks at the top of the chart, slips one place to two.

Sade have sold over than 50 million records worldwide since forming in London in 1983.

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