It’s that time again peeps, the mother of all charts are here for the week! Like I had already posted earlier, Madonna’s ‘MDNA‘ blasts in at # 1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart this week with unprecedented sales of 359,000 copies, ahead of Lionel Richie’s ‘Tuskegee‘ which sold an impressive 199,000 copies this week. How impressive? Considering that Rihanna and Katy Perry’s first week sales were less than Lionel Richie’s, lets just say real music is ruling the charts this week!
Speaking of Katy Perry, her never-say-die album ‘Teenage Dream‘ got yet another revamp, being now called ‘Teenage Dream : The Complete Confection‘ with 3 bonus tracks, and it rebounds from # 31 to # 7 this week.
On the Hot 100 Singles Chart, Fun. and Janelle Monae spend a 5th week at # 1 with ‘We Are Young‘.
Justin Bieber’s new single ‘Boyfriend‘ sold a whopping 521,000 digital units this week to début at # 2, his highest charting song ever. Ironically, the song would have launched at # 1 had he released the single a few weeks ago, when the comprehensive singles chart did not include data from streaming services, which is now called the On-Demand Songs Chart.
Canadian chanteuse Carly Rae Jepsen roars up the charts to # 10 this week with ‘Call Me Maybe‘, her insanely addictive new single. Definitely a well deserved hit, considering that this song’s been literally stuck in my head since forever!
The Billboard Top 10 Singles this week are :
1. We Are Young – Fun. featuring Janelle Monae
2. Boyfriend – Justin Bieber
3. Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye featuring Kimbra
4. Glad You Came – The Wanted
5. Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson
6. Starships – Nicki Minaj
7. Wild Ones – Flo Rida featuring Sia
8. Part Of Me – Katy Perry
9. What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
10. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
The Billboard Top 10 Albums this week are :
1. MDNA – Madonna
2. Tuskegee – Lionel Richie
3. 21 – Adele
4. Amaryllis – Shinedown
5. The Hunger Games (OST) – Various
6. Up All Night – One Direction
7. Teenage Dream : The Complete Confection – Katy Perry
8. Vulnerable – The Used
9. Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen
10. Now 41 – Various