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Mamma Mia! hits No. 1 on the Billboard charts

Joel D. Amos is a Los Angeles-based writer, and the Senior Entertainment Editor here at SheKnows. He has interviewed numerous celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Katherine Heigl, Rachel McAdams, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaw...

Mamma is tops

The nation's number one album should hardly surprise. It is fantastic. Mamma Mia's soundtrack with all of ABBA's best has rocketed to the top of the pops weeks after the film's debut.

Mamma is topsThe film captured the songs impeccably and brought them to a new audience. Mamma Mia! from beginning to end is a film to treasure and if you haven't seen it, run, don't walk to see it.

Five weeks after the CD hit stores it sits as the number one album in the country. In the last week alone, Mamma Mia: The Movie Soundtrack sold over 130,000 copies. It is the feel good hit of the summer. The pop album charts is not Mamma Mia's only number one this week.

The album is also the top record on the Internet Album and Soundtrack charts.

Having Mamma Mia hit number one on the album charts is also great news for fans of ABBA. In their entire career, the highest they charted in America was number fourteen.

Want proof of Mamma's magic?

Check out these musical scenes from the film that are fueling the nation's number one album.

The music of Mamma Mia

First up, we have a film highlight with the film's title track.

And who could not be inspired and moved by the performance of the classic, Dancing Queen that lit up movie screens with female empowerment emotion.

Meryl steals the film in this gorgeous scene that proves The Winner Takes it All.

Up next, SOS and the most riotous scene in the entire film, Take A Chance On Me

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