Archive for the ‘The Charts’ Category

Roll Deep continues to pour in the ‘Good Times‘ as they remain atop the singles charts this week. Usher’s OMG and Plan B’s She Said remain unmoved as they still hold the #2 and #3 spots respectively.

The highest new entry this week is Pendulum’s new single Watercolour which holds the #4 spot. Following the aforementioned single is also a new entry in the name of Candy by Aggro Santos feat. Kimberly Wyatt. As for the other new entries, Frye Dangerfield’s She’s Always A Woman enters at #14. Bittersweet by Sophia Ellis-Bextor does not enter into the top 20 but currently holds the #25 spot. Rihanna’s Te Amo enters at #30. as well.

The biggest gainer this week is Jason Derulo as his new single Ridin Solo gains 26 spots and is now holding the #12 position. Alexandra Burke’s All Night Long also made some huge strides this week as the new single climbed 18 spots and is currently at #16.

Diana Vickers reigns the album charts this week with her debut effort Songs from the Tainted Cherry Tree. Last week’s #1, Plan B’s The Defamation of Strickland Banks, falls to the #2 spot. Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now cracks the top 10 as it enters as the #8 entry.

To see the charts in its entirety, go here: BBC Charts

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After finishing with the #6 spot last week, Usher’sOMG finally conquers the Hot 100 Charts this week. Former #1 Nothin’ On You by B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars slides down to the #2 spot as a result. The newest track to crack the Top 10 of the Hot 100 is Young Forever by Jay-Z feat. Mr. Hudson.

As for the biggest gainers this week, Glee tracks are absolutely on a tear with One Less Bell To Answer / A House Is Not A Home leapfrogging into the #53 position. The Glee Cast’s cover of Christina Aguilera’s Beautiful debuts at the #61 spot. Also, the show’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Fire enters at the #64 position. The new single by the Black Eyed Peas, Rock That Body, debuts at #62. Shakira also has a new entry in the charts withGypsy debuting at #65.

B.o.B’s debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray, debuts at the top spot in the Billboard 200 charts followed by Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now. Last week’s top album, Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna, slides down to the #10 position this week. Justin Bieber’s My World 2.0 is now the #4 album.

Among the debuting albums this week, Bullet For My Valentine’s new effort Fever enters as the #3 entry. Melissa Etheridge’s Fearless Love enters holding the #7 position with Nickelodeon star Miranda Cosgrove following closely with her new album Sparks Fly holding the #8 spot.

Here is the Top 10 of the Hot 100:

1. OMG by Usher
2. Nothin’ On You by B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars
3. Rude Boy by Rihanna
4. Break Your Heart by Taio Cruz feat. Ludacris
5. Need You Now by Lady Antebellum
6. Hey, Soul Sister by Train
7. Airplanes by B.o.B feat. Eminem and Hayley Williams
8. Your Love’s A Drug by Ke$ha
9. In My Head by Jason Derulo
10. Young Forever by Jay-Z and Mr. Hudson

Meanwhile, here is the Top 10 of the Billboard 200:

1. The Adventures of Bobby Ray by B.o.B
2. Need You Now by Lady Antebellum
3. Fever by Bullet For My Valentine
4. My World 2.0 by Justin Bieber
5. Iron Man 2 Soundtrack by AC/DC
6. Raymond V Raymond by Usher
7. Fearless Love by Melissa Etheridge
8. Sparks Fly by Miranda Cosgrove
9. NOW 33 by Various Artists
10. Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna by Glee Cast

To read the Hot 100, go to this link: Hot 100
To read the Billboard 200, go to this link: Billboard 200

Diana Vickers has fallen off the top spot in the charts this week. Does that mean though that Usher gets the top spot? The answer is a no since Usher has failed in getting the #1 positions in both the Single and Album charts in this week’s UK Charts. With grime outfit Roll Deep’s Good Times earning the top spot in the Singles charts this week, Usher’s OMG is a non-mover this week as it remains at #2 in the charts.

Glee’s cover of Madonna’s Like A Prayer is this week’s second highest new entry with the single holding the #16 spot. As for the other new entries in the charts this week, Marina & The Diamonds’ new single re-release I Am Not A Robot enters at #26,Need You Now by country trio Lady Antebellum enters at #28, Alicia Keys’ Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart gets the #31 spot, X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke’s All Night Long goes into the #34 position, Train’s Hey, Soul Sister nabs the #36 spot, Jason DeRulo’s new single Ridin’ Solo enters holding the #38 position, and American Idol alum Adam Lambert’s For Your Entertainment gets #39.

As for the album charts, Usher’s newest album Raymond V. Raymond settles for the #2 position despite leading the midweeks. Plan B holds the reign in the album charts this week with The Defamation of Strickland Banks. Last week’s #1 AC/DC slides down to the 3rd spot with Glee’s The Power of Madonna EP getting the 4th position.

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As for the segment name, Mr Brightside’s Undisclosed Desires combines two songs from two bands that I really love: The Killer’s Mr. Brightside and Muse’s Undisclosed Desires. The segment will not only feature the charts from both the US and the UK but also some playlists that I have made. Stay tuned!