“Somebody That I Used to Know” becomes year’s longest-running #1, while Phillip Phillips makes an impressive bow.
“Born and Raised” marks the singer-songwriter’s third #1 album, while Kris Allen and Jessica Sanchez debut well below.
Nine of PP’s titles currently adorn the Top 100, while his runner-up charts nary an entry.
“Trespassing” makes Lambert the first openly gay artist to have a #1 album debut.
Train, still chuggin’ along after 14 years. (Trains chug, right?)
Also, the Silversun Pickups. Go Silversun Pickups!
“Blown Away” handily defeats the competition, “Licensed to Ill” re-enters the charts after Adam Yauch’s death.
Pianist Alfie Magliano goes through the current top 40, one by one, and the result is fantastic.
“Somebody That I Used to Know” reigns supreme, but “Call Me Maybe” is creepin’ on a come-up.
Better luck next time, Jason Mraz.
“Somebody That I Used to Know” reaches the summit of the Hot 100 behind one of the best digital sales weeks in chart history.