It's the pop star's third chart-topping disc - her first since All I Ever Wanted hit the top spot in 2009.

Clarkson edges out the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, which rises a spot to two on the new Billboard 200 countdown, while Taylor Swift's 1989 is back in the top three at three in its 19th week on release.

Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late stays put at four, while Ed Sheeran's x rounds out the top five at five.

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