Vampire Weekend Takes a Bite out of the Charts

vampire-weekend-4e5167afdae04Alt rockers Vampire Weekend take a bite out of the competition on the Billboard Charts this week as they debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart with Modern Vampires of the City. It’s the group’s second chart topper and they hold off strong debuts from George Strait and Demi Lovato. Last week’s chart topper, Golden by Lady Antebellum, drops down to # 5. For more on the album charts, head to Billboard here and take a look at the new top ten below.

Top Ten Albums on the Billboard 200:
1. Modern Vampires of the City- Vampire Weekend (debut)
2. Love is Everything- George Strait (debut)
3. Demi- Demi Lovato (début)
4. The Great Gatsby- soundtrack (last week~ 2)
5. Golden- Lady Antebellum (lw~ 1)
6. Now 46- Various Artists (lw~ 3)
7. The 20/20 Experience- Justin Timberlake (lw~ 6)
8. To Be Loved- Michael Buble (lw~ 4)
9. Annie Up- Pistol Annies (lw~ 5)
10. Based on a True Story- Blake Shelton (lw~ 9)

Over on the Hot 100 Singles Chart, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis make it 3 weeks on top with “Can’t Hold Us” which holds off P!nk’s former chart topper “Just Give Me a Reason” yet again. In fact, the whole top five is at a standstill and the only new entry in the top ten belongs to Daft Punk. The dance music icons nab their first top ten hit in their career with their awesome song “Get Lucky” featuring Pharrell Williams which charges up from #15 to #10… For more on all the singles charts, head to Billboard and check out the new top ten below.

Top Ten Singles on the Hot 100:
1. “Can’t Hold Us”- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (lw~ 1)
2. “Just Give Me a Reason”- P!nk w. Nate Reuss (lw~ 2)
3. “Mirrors”- Justin Timberlake (lw~ 3)
4. “When I Was Your Man”- Bruno Mars (lw~ 4)
5. “Stay”- Rihanna w/ Mikky Ekko (lw~ 5)
6. “Cruise”- Florida Georgia Line w/Nelly (lw~ 7)
7. “Come & Get It”- Selena Gomez (lw~ 6)
8. “Radioactive”- Imagine Dragons (lw~8)
9. “I Love It”- Icona Pop (lw~ 9)
10. “Get Lucky”- Daft Punk w/Pharrell Williams (lw~ 15)

And here’s Daft Punk’s first top ten. Enjoy “Get Lucky”!


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