Justin Bieber has Elvis Presley’s hairstyle and boyish looks but he also has the legendary performer’s ability to shatter records on the US charts. This week, Bieber’s Believe Acoustic set has topped the Billboard 200 and earned him a spot in the history books.
Last week, early sales predictions indicated that Bruno Mars’ new album, ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’, would have entered the US charts with 140-150K copies sold. However, as a result of his massive promotional campaign, the singer has exceeded all expectations with an even more impressive debut.
When an artist has a catalogue of music as strong as that of Mariah Carey then anything is possible. In fact, although her current releases have struggled to dent the US charts, the mega diva’s inescapable Holiday anthem, ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’, has returned to the Billboard Hot 100 and even reached [...]
Alicia Keys received some bitter sweet news when the US charts were announced earlier todday. Despite scoring her fourth #1 studio album on the Billboard 200 and replacing Rihanna’s ‘Unapologetic’ at the summit of the ranking, the diva garnered the lowest first week sales of her career.
The early sales predictions were accurate: Rihanna has scored her first #1 album on the Billboard 200 with her new set, ‘Unapologetic’. Yet, her reign didn’t end there as she also continued to rule the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Diamonds’, this achieving a truly impress feat.
The US charts have been announced and they entail more excitement than Mary J. Blige’s Burger King commercial. From Rihanna’s crowning moment on the Billboard Hot 100 to Christina Aguilera’s ‘Lotus’ wilting on the Billboard 200, the lineups will surely leave you at a loss for words.
Early sales predictions indicated that Ne-Yo’s ‘R.E.D.’ album would have started on the US charts with the lowest first week sales of his career. Despite being almost accurate, there was a small ray of light in the life of the singer as the actual number wasn’t as low as projected.
The US charts were marked by by heavy activity this week as two of the biggest names in Pop music – Rihanna and Ke$ha – and their peer Ciara all charted their latest songs on the Billboard Hot 100 ranking. Yet, as the dust has now settled, which one of these woman came out on top?
The US charts were action-packed with week as two of Pop music’s biggest stars released new albums. However, as usual, there were winners and loses. Unfortunately for Nelly Furtado, she got the proverbial short end of the stick – the tiny end that’s covered in splinters and thorns.