Who's Bummed Out? Bon Iver. Not because his second disc Bon Iver, Bon Iver arrived in second place with 104,000 copies, but because he is just sort of always bummed out. (Have you read his lyrics? Don't let the Bruce Hornsby bit fool you, he's not a chipper fellow.)
Heaven Knows Eminem Is Miserable Now: While Em's Hell: The Sequel slipped to Number Six with 63,000, angelic 11-year-old soprano Jackie Evancho's Dream With Me only slid from Two to Four with 77,000, evening the score between Good and Evil. Next week is going to be a nail-biter!
So That Means... Adele's 21 remained Number 3 with 101,000. Country crooner Justin Moore's Outlaws Like Me debuted in Number Five (65,000) and Pitbull's dancey Planet Pit arrived in Number Seven (55,000). Lady Gaga's Born This Way is dangerously close to exiting the Top 10 (it sold 49,000 in Number Eight), and in a bit of very odd irony, "Weird Al" Yankovic's Alpocalypse -- which features the Gaga-skewering single "Perform This Way" -- debuted in Number Nine with 44,000. Jason Aldean's My Kinda Party capped the Top 10 with 40,000.
You People Really Like This Not-So-Good Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera Song, Don't You? "Moves Like Jagger" debuted at Number Two on the Digital Songs with 213,000 copies sold.
What is Hot Chelle Rae's "Tonight Tonight"? A single that is evidently quite popular, as it moved into the Top 10 on the Digital Songs chart. Here 'tis!
- Bon Iver
- Nielsen SoundScan