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Madonna album on top

(CNN)--Madonna is still the queen of pop.

She topped the Billboard Top 200 album chart for the eighth time.Her latest release "MDNA" sold 359-thosuand units, giving her the biggest album debut of 2012.

The 53-year-old beat out Lionel Richie, who's new country album took second place. This marks the Material Girl's fifth consecutive studio album to reach the top of the charts.

Also helping sales, Madonna's upcoming world tour, which kicks off in May.

The only female with more number-one albums is Barbra Streisand with nine.

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