Adele and Carly Rae Jepsen~ “Call” them # 1

Adele just won’t stop… selling albums, that is, as her massive smash 21 returns to the top of the Billboard 200 Albums chart for a 24th frame at # 1. That run makes 21 the longest running # 1 album since Prince’s Purple Rain soundtrack grabbed 24 weeks on top in 1984. It also places in a tie for 6th place for the longest running # 1 album in history. Congrats Adele! With another 75,000 records sold, 21 has now totaled over 9.34 million in the U.S. which is unheard of these days when most hit albums struggle to get over 1 or 2 million total…. Adele (whose album has never left the top ten in its entire 68 week run) holds off a few debuts from Alan Jackson who grabs his 12th top ten record with Thirty Miles West at # 2 and legendary group The Beach Boys who grab their highest charting album since 1974 at # 3 with That’s Why God Made the Radio. Other top ten debuts come from Neil Young, Big K.R.I.T., Curren$y and Brandi Carlisle. For more on Adele’s feats and this chart, head to Billboard here and check out the new top ten below.

Top Ten Albums on the Billboard 200:
1. 21- Adele (last week~ 2) * 24 weeks at # 1
2. Thirty Miles West- Alan Jackson (debut)
3. That’s Why God Made the Radio- The Beach Boys (debut)
4. Americana- Neil Young (debut)
5. Live from the Underground- Big K.R.I.T. (debut)
6. Up All Night- One Direction (lw~ 4)
7. Born & Raised- John Mayer (lw~ 1)
8. The Stoned Immaculate- Curren$y (debut)
9. Blown Away- Carrie Underwood (lw~ 6)
10. Bear Creek- Brandi Carlisle (debut)

Over on the Hot 100 Singles Chart, Canadian Idol finalist Carly Rae Jepsen officially conquers America as her “Call Me Maybe” hits # 1 booting out Gotye after 8 weeks on top. The single is pretty much inescapable on the radio and is the top-selling single in the country for 4 weeks now…. The other big news comes Katy Perry‘s “Wide Awake” which flies into the top ten at # 9 giving her an 11th top ten hit! Take a look at the new top ten below and for more on all the charts, head here.

Top Ten Singles on the Billboard Hot 100:
1. “Call Me Maybe”- Carly Rae Jepsen (last week~ 2)
2. “Somebody that I Used to Know”- Gotye w/Kimbra (lw~ !)
3. “Payphone”- Maroon 5 w/Wiz Khalifa (lw~ 3)
4. “We Are Young”- fun. w/Janelle Monae (lw~ 4)
5. “What Makes You Beautiful”- One Direction (lw~ 6)
6. “Starships”- Nicki Minaj (lw~ 5)
7. “Wild Ones”- Flo Rida w/Sia (lw~ 7)
8. “Where Have You Been?”- Rihanna (lw~ 9)
9. “Wide Awake”- Katy Perry (lw~ 19)
10. “Boyfriend”- Justin Bieber (lw~8)

And here’s the hilarious and delightful video for the incredibly addictive new # 1 song in the land, Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe”


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One Response to “Adele and Carly Rae Jepsen~ “Call” them # 1”

  1. Dell Blacker Says:

    Wow i appreciate carly rae jepsen, this lady has a fairly sweet, lovely face and her music is really trendy. This lady is also a success story just like Justin Bieber. A woman next door together with some hidden natural talent. This girl genuinely ought to get to be legendary.

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