Carly Rae Jepsen and Nas Top the Charts

Canadian Idol refugee Carly Rae Jepsen makes it a lucky 7 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 with her debut single “Call Me Maybe” this week as she fends off Maroon 5 and Katy Perry in a tight battle. We could finally see a new number one next week as she is losing points while the others continue to gain. There’s not much other news on the singles chart aside from a little jump for Flo Rida‘s “Whistle” which may be a threat in the weeks ahead. For more on this chart and all the music charts, head to Billboard here. Then, take a look a the latest top ten below.

Top Ten Songs on the Billboard Hot 100:

1. “Call Me Maybe”- Carly Rae Jepsen (last week~ 1) * 7 weeks on top
2. “Payphone”- Maroon 5 w/ Wiz Khalifa (lw~ 2)
3. “Wide Awake”- Katy Perry (lw~ 3)
4. “Lights”- Ellie Goulding (lw~ 5)
5. “Somebody that I Used to Know”- Gotye w/Kimbra (lw~ 4)
6. “Whistle”- Flo Rida (lw~ 7)
7. “Where Have You Been?”- Rihanna (lw~ 6)
8. “Titanium”- David Guetta w/Sia (lw~8)
9. “Scream”- Usher (lw~ 10)
10. “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”- P!nk

Over on the Billboard 200 Albums chart, rapper Nas grabs his sixth # 1 album with Life is Good. He holds off debuts from the Kidz Bop series and The Dark Knight Rises soundtrack. Also blasting into the top ten due to a $ .99 sale at Amazon.com is Phil Collins’ Hits collection which flies up to # 6 going him a fifth top ten solo album and his first since 1989’s …But Seriously. Welcome back Phil! … Take a look at the new top ten below and head to Billboard for all your album chart info.

Top Ten Albums on the Billboard 200:

1. Life is Good- Nas (debut)
2. Uncaged- Zac Brown Band (lw~ 1)
3. Kidz Bop 22 (debu)
4. Channel Orange- Frank Ocean (lw~ 2)
5. Believe- Justin Bieber (lw~ 3)
6. HIts- Phil Collins (Re-Entry) *new peak… previously hit # 18 in 1998
7. Up All Night- One Direction (lw~ 7)
8. The Dark Knight Rises soundtrack (debut)
9. 21- Adele (lw~8)
10. Overexposed- Maroon 5 (lw~ 5)

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