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Amazon_22 Norah Jones third album, Not Too Late has become the most pre-ordered album of all time on Amazon.com. The CD will be released today (1/30) and was available pre-order at a 47% discount foNorah_jones_3rdcd_1 $9.99. The promotion began last month with Amazon offering the singers fans an exclusive first listen to Not Too Late and video of Rosie's Lullaby.            

Other top 10 pre-ordered albums on Amazon.com include (in no order):  Jones second album Feels Like Home; Taking The Long Way by Dixie Chicks; How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb and The Best of 1990-2000 by U2; Bridge Over Troubled Water/This Is The Night and Measure of a Man by Clay Aiken; Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles; and Awake by Josh Groban.

Sales would have been even greater if that Amazon's pending download store was open for business.