Lady Antebellum “Own” the Charts

Grammy winning country supergroup Lady Antebellum make a big splash on this week’s album charts as their third album, Own the Night, sold 347,000 copies to give them their second consecutive # 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Charts. It also lands atop the Country Album chart and follows their recent # 1 Country/ # 7 Hot 100 hit “Just A Kiss”. Antebellum was the first of five new entries into the top-tier of the Album ranks. Take a look at the new leaders below.

Top Ten Albums on the Billboard 200:
1. Own the Night- Lady Antebellum (debut)
2. 21- Adele (last week~ 2)
3. The Carter IV- Lil Wayne (lw~ 1)
4. Halfway to Heaven- Brantley Gilbert (re-entry)
5. Staind- Staind (debut)
6. 1- The Beatles (lw~ 4)
7. Here for a Good Time- George Strait (lw~ 3)
8. A Dramatic Turn of Events- Dream Theatre (debut)
9. Watch the Throne- Jay Z & Kanye West (lw~ 6)
10. Dead Throne- Devil Wears Prada (debut)

Over on the Hot 100 Singles chart, Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera made it three non-consecutive weeks at # 1 with “Moves Like Jagger” while Adele and Foster the People are still hot on their heels… This week’s noteworthy debuts come from the new Coldplay single “Parachutes” at # 16 and Tony Bennett who debuts at # 87 with the late Amy Winehouse on “Body & Soul”. This new entry gives Bennett the distinction of being the oldest artist to ever grace the Hot 100 at a spry 85 years young. Congrats Tony! (And watch for him to hit the chart again next week with his collaboration with Lady Gaga, “The Lady is a Tramp”)…. For more on these feats and all the charts, head to Billboard here. And take a look at the new top ten below.

Top Ten Songs on the Hot 100:
1. “Moves Like Jagger”- Maroon 5 w/Christina Aguilera (lw~ 1)
2. “Someone Like You”- Adele (lw~ 2)
3. “Pumped Up Kicks”- Foster the People (lw~ 3)
4. “Party Rock Anthem”- LMFAO (lw~ 4)
5. “Stereo Hearts”- Gym Class Heroes w/Adam Levine (lw~ 6)
6. “Lighters”- Bad Meets Evil w/Bruno Mars
7. “You Make Me Feel…”- Cobra Starship w/Sabi (lw~ 11)
8. “Cheers (Drink to That)”- Rihanna (lw~ 10)
9. “Super Bass”- Nicki Minaj (lw~ 7)
10. “You and I”- Lady Gaga (lw~8)

Finally, here’s a little treat for you. Enjoy Lady Antebellum’s smash “Just a Kiss” from their brand new # 1 album.


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