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Arcade Fire: Hit

The indie act, based in Canada, topped the U.S. pop charts with its third album, "The Suburbs," awarding its label, Merge Records, its first-ever No. 1 album. What's more, the Arcade Fire did so by outselling Eminem, moving 156,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The... Cory Schwartz / Getty Images