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Amidst Layoffs Some Good EMI News

LONDON (Hypebot) – The promised massive layoffs have begun in earnest; and although no one may be in the mood to celebrate, this week EMI's Coldplay debuted at #1 on the US album chart with "Viva La Vida," selling 721,000 units. The album is in its second week at #1 in the UK.

Also, new EMI solo artist Katy Perry had a strong debut at #9 on the US Album chart with "One of the Boys". Perry also has a #1 digital song and #1 ring tune with "I Kissed a Girl".