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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

WWE® Music Debuts As # 1 Soundtrack

Courtesy of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.:

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb 10, 2009 -- World Wrestling Entertainment®’s VOICES WWE The Music, Vol. 9, debuted at number one on SoundScan’s Soundtrack Chart surpassing the soundtracks for Slumdog Millionaire, Notorious, Twilight, Mama Mia and High School Musical 3, among others.

VOICES WWE The Music, Vol. 9 also enters the Billboard Top 200 best-selling albums chart at #11 outselling artists such as Metallica, Mariah Carey, Lil’ Wayne, Pink and Akon. Having sold more than 6.0 million CDs worldwide, the WWE has had six music albums debut in the Top 15 of the Billboard 200.

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