Bad Meets Evil conquers Little Opera Singers and the Charts

After months of women holding court on top of the Billboard Album charts, all it took was two really angry rappers to steal away the top spot. It also helps that one of them was megastar Eminem whose new side project Bad Meets Evil, comprised of Em and Royce da 5’9″ , hit # 1 with Hell: the Sequel selling 171,000 units. That album led five debuts in the top ten including America’s Got Talent tween Jackie Evancho, plus Owl City, Ledisi and Barry Manilow. For the full top ten scroll down… Now, take heart you Adele fans. She may be out of the top spot on the Albums chart, but she does land a 7th week at # 1 on the Hot 100 with “Rolling in the Deep”. She may lose out next week though as the latest singles from Pitbull and Katy Perry are gaining fast. In fact, with Perry’s “Last Friday Night” flying into the top five, she now joins an elite group of artists like Madonna, George Michael and Michael Jackson who have had five consecutive top five singles from one album. Well done Katy! Check out the new top ten singles below as well and for more on the charts, head to Billboard here.

Top Ten Albums:
1. Hell: the Sequel- Bad Meets Evil (debut)
2. Dream With Me- Jackie Evancho (debut)
3. 21- Adele (last week~ 1)
4. Born This Way- Lady Gaga (lw~ 2)
5. My Kinda Party- Jason Aldean (lw~ 7)
6. All Things Bright and Beautiful- Owl City (debut)
7. 15 Minutes- Barry Manilow (debut)
8. Pieces of Me- Ledisi (debut)
9. This is Country Music- Brad Paisley (lw~8)
10. The Book of Mormon- Original Broadway Cast Recording (lw~ 3)

Top Ten Singles on the Hot 100:
1. “Rolling in the Deep”- Adele (last week~ 1)
2. “Give Me Everything”- Pitbull w/NeYo, Nayer & Afrojack (lw~ 2)
3. “Party Rock Anthem”- LMFAO (lw~ 3)
4. “Last Friday Night”- Katy Perry (lw~ 31)
5. “E.T.”- Katy Perry w/Kanye West (lw~ 4)
6. “The Edge of Glory”- Lady Gaga (lw~ 6)
7. “Dirt Road Anthem”- Jason Aldean (lw~ 9)
8. “Super Bass”- Nicki Minaj (lw~ 10)
9. “The Lazy Song”- Bruno Mars (lw~ 5)
10. “The Show Must Go On”- Lupe Fiasco (lw~ 11)

And here’s a little treat~ Enjoy the new cameo-tastic fun clip from Katy Perry for “Last Friday Night”. Watch for Glee‘s Darren Criss and Kevin McHale to appear alongside Rebecca Black, Kenny G and 80’s stalwarts Debbie Gibson and Corey Feldman.

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