Who's Bummed? Last week's winner, indie rapper Mac Miller, saw his 'Blue Slide Park' literally slide down the charts, going from Number One to Number 24 in the span of a week. Usually after an album tops the Billboard 200, it usually hangs around the Top 10 for a few weeks before gently parachuting down. For Miller, it was a freefall as sales were down 83 percent compared to last week. Also bummed: Anyone who didn't come out with a Christmas album, as Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli, and Justin Bieber all occupy the Top 5 with Xmas-related releases.
Debuts: Drake and Bocelli were the only newbies to make real noise as no other new releases this week made it into the Top 10.
Where's Adele? Amazingly, in its 39th week on the charts, Adele's '21' actually jumped up two spots from Number Five to Number Three. On top of that, sales were up 8 percent over last week as '21' roped in another 113,000 copies sold. This is no small feat: According to Billboard, '21' is the first album since Michael Jackson's 'Bad' to spend 38 consecutive weeks in the Top Five. Since this was Adele's 39th week, she actually broke the King of Pop's longevity record and became the first album in Billboard's 55-year history to hang around near the top for this long. The streak might come to an end next week though, as some big Black Friday debuts -- led by Nickelback and Rihanna -- threaten to shake up the charts.