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Billboard Top Albums 4/29/09: Rick Ross beats Hannah

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1. Rick Ross – “Deeper Than Rap” (158,000)
2. “Hannah Montana: the Movie” Soundtrack (104,000)
3. Depeche Mode – “Sounds of the Universe” (80,000)
4. Rascal Flatts – “Unstoppable” (68,000)
5. Asher Roth – “Asleep in the Bread Aisle” (65,000)
6. “Twilight” Soundtrack (40,000)
7. Lady Gaga – “The Fame” (40,000)
8. Day26 – “Forever in a Day” (37,000)
9. “Now 30” (36,000)
10. Jadakiss – “The Last Kiss” (30,000)
Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending April …

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Billboard Top Albums 4/08/09: Keith Urban > Prince

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1. Keith Urban – Defying Gravity (171,000)
2. Prince – LotusFlow3r (168,000)
3. Diana Krall – Quiet Nights (104,000)
4. Now 30 – (87,000)
5. Hannah Montana: the Movie Soundtrack (87,000)
6. UGK – UGK 4 Life (77,000)
7. Twilight Soundtrack (73,000)
8. Flo Rida – R.O.O.T.S. (55,000)
9. Lady GaGa – The Fame (51,000)
10. Taylor Swift – Fearless (42,000)

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending April 5) totaled 7.11 million units, up 5% compared to …

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Billboard Top Albums 3/25/09 Kelly Clarkson’s #1

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1. Kelly Clarkson – “All I Ever Wanted” (90,000)
2. U2 – “No Line on the Horizon” (76,000)
3. The-Dream – “Love Vs. Money” (56,000)
4. Twilight Soundtrack (74,000)
5. Lady Gaga – “The Fame” (50,000)
6. Taylor Swift – “Fearless” (47,000)
7. Nickelback – “Dark Horse” (34,000)
8. Gorilla Zoe – “Don’t Feed Da Animals” (31,000)
9. Beyonce – “I Am … Sasha Fierce” (27,000)
10. Jamie Foxx – “Intuition” (24,000)

Other albums: *Debut
11. Twiztid – “W.I.C.K.E.D.” (23,000) …

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Billboard Top Albums 2/18/09: Big week thanks to Grammys

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1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (92,000)
2. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – Raising Sand (77,000)
3. India.Arie – Testimony: Vol. 2 — Love & Politics (76,000)
4. The Fray – The Fray (75,000)
5. Lily Allen – It’s Not Me, It’s You (70,000)
6. Bruce Springsteen – Working on a a Dream (65,000)
7. Bobby Valentino – The Rebirth (64,000)
8. Coldplay – Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends (62,000)
9. Grammy Nominees 2009 (61,000)
10. …

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The Axl Rose Billboard Interview

February 6, 2009 drainu182 0

Up until today, I was pretty much convinced that Axl Rose was hiding in California or dead. I was half right. Axl’s been pretty much avoiding any chances of doing publicity for Guns N Roses’s “Chinese Democracy” which came out in November until he recently opened up to Billboard. In the interview, Axl bashes Interscope records, critics, fans who want him and Slash to play together again, and the media. It’s a fun read! Check it all out here.