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Thursday
Jun162011

Adele Returns to #1, 'Book of Mormon' Soundtrack Sets Record

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After two weeks at #1, Lady Gaga's Born This Way has now ceded that spot to Adele's album 21, making this 21's tenth non-consecutive week at the top.  Born This Way has now fallen to #2.  The big news is that the soundtrack of the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon has re-entered the chart at #3, following its nine wins at the Tony Awards on Sunday.  That makes it the highest-charting Broadway cast album since 1969, when the cast album for Hair spent 13 weeks at #1.

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Friday
Dec312010

Year in Review: Top 10 Country Albums, Songs of 2010

Photo Courtesy - Capitol Records(NEW YORK) -- Here are the Billboard top 10 country albums of 2010:

1) Lady Antebellum -- Need You Now
2) Taylor Swift -- Fearless
3) Taylor Swift -- Speak Now
4) Carrie Underwood -- Play On
5) Zac Brown Band -- The Foundation
6) Lady Antebellum -- Lady Antebellum
7) Miranda Lambert -- Revolution
8) Jason Aldean -- Wide Open
9) Tim McGraw -- Southern Voice
10) Sugarland -- The Incredible Machine

Here are Billboard's top 10 hot country songs of 2010:

1) Lee Brice -- "Love Like Crazy"
2) Luke Bryan -- "Rain Is a Good Thing"
3) Josh Turner -- "Why Don't We Just Dance"
4) Josh Turner -- "All Over Me"
5) Chris Young -- "The Man I Want to Be"
6) Easton Corbin -- "Roll with It"
7) Joe Nichols -- "Gimmie That Girl"
8) Blake Shelton -- "All About Tonight"
9) Darius Rucker -- "Come Back Song"
10) Clay Walker -- "She Won't Be Lonely Long"

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Wednesday
Dec082010

'Rolling Stone' Picks Top Albums, Singles of 2010

Photo Courtesy - Def Jam Records(NEW YORK) -- Rolling Stone magazine has released their list of picks for the top 30 albums and top 50 singles of 2010.

Leading the top 30 albums is Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.  The Black Keys' Brothers comes in second, followed by Elton John and Leon Russell's joint album The Union in third.  Rounding up the top five, in order, are Arcade Fire's The Suburbs and Jamey Johnson's The Guitar Song.

Kanye West also leads the pack in the magazine's list of the top 50 singles with his Pusha T collaboration "Runaway."  West gets another mention in the top 10 with his single "Monster," which features Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver.  Cee-Lo Green's "F**k You" takes second place, with Sade's "Soldier of Love," Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream," and Arcade Fire's "We Used to Wait" wrapping up the top five, respectively.

Both lists can be seen in their entirety at the magazine's website. 

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