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Billboard Top Albums 1/21/09: Taylor Swift beat everyone.. again

January 21, 2009 spidersex 0

Taylor Swift cannot be beat! She’s #1 again. That’s seven weeks. This will probably continue next week since none of the new releases should pose much of a challenge (sorry Animal Collective, Antony and the Johnsons, Bon Iver and John Frusciante). But the following week, we’ll have sales figures on Bruce Springsteen’s new album which should be number 1. Anyways, click on the post for the rest of the top 10.

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An analysis of Top Modern Rock Tracks

January 16, 2009 spidersex 0

It’s always interesting to get someone else’s opinion on a topic. Most of the time, I post these Top Mainstream and Modern Rock Billboard (radio airplay) charts and I just list everything. Rarely, I’ll comment on it mainly because I’m too lazy to do so and I have a bunch of other topics to cover. I came upon this commentary from The Portland Phoenix about this past week’s top modern rock tracks. It’s not the most detailed review of the …

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Billboard Top Albums 1/14/09: Taylor Swift is Queen

January 14, 2009 drainu182 0

1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (72,000)
2. Nickelback – Dark Horse (53,000)
3. Kanye West – 808s and Heartbreak (50,000)
4. Beyonce – I Am … Sasha Fierce (49,000)
5. Twilight Soundtrack (43,000)
6. Britney Spears – Circus (40,000)
7. Keyshia Cole – A Different Me (37,000)
8. Jamie Foxx – Intuition (34,000)
9. Now 29 (30,000)
10. Akon – Freedom (27,000)

This is the sixth week that Swift has been number one (despite a 20 percent sales decrease). If …

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Billboard Top Mainstream and Modern Rock Tracks 01/17/09 Issue

January 8, 2009 drainu182 0

On the newest Billboard Mainstream Rock and Modern Rock charts, Shinedown and Kings of Leon hold their respective charts’s top spots. Crooked X debuts on the new Mainstream Rock chart and new songs by Rise Against and Blue October enter on the new Modern Rock chart. For the rest, click on the post

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Billboard Top Albums 01/07/09: Taylor Swift cannot be stopped

January 7, 2009 drainu182 0

Taylor Swift is number 1.. again for the fifth week (not in a row). The rest of the top 10 shuffled around a bit and sales were down bigtime from the holiday week. You guys better start buying CDs or they’ll stop making them (this might not be a bad idea with some of the crap that’s out there). Anyways, click on the post for the rest of the top 10.

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Billboard Top Albums 12/31/08: Taylor Swift is queen again

January 3, 2009 drainu182 0

1. Taylor Swift – Fearless (262,000)
2. Beyonce – I Am … Sasha Fierce (211,000)
3. Britney Spears – Circus (203,000)
4. Nickelback – Dark Horse (177,000)
5. Kanye West – 808s and Heartbreak (165,000)
6. Twilight Soundtrack (148,000)
7. Keyshia Cole – A Different Me (127,000)
8. Now 29 (122,000)
9. Jamie Foxx – Intuition (105,000)
10. David Cook – David Cook (101,000)

In this last chart week of 2008, sales totaled 17.02 million, up 17% compared to the …

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Billboard Top Albums 12/10/08: Britney’s Back On Top (Hehe)

December 10, 2008 drainu182 0

1. Britney Spears – Circus (505,000)
2. Taylor Swift – Fearless (193,000)
3. Beyonce – I Am … Sasha Fierce (153,000)
4. Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak (142,000)
5. Nickelback – Dark Horse (133,000)
6. Twilight Soundtrack (133,000)
7. Akon – Freedom (111,000)
8. High School Musical 3: Senior Year Soundtrack (91,000)
9. Now 29 (90,000)
10. David Cook – David Cook (87,000)…

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Billboard Top Mainstream and Modern Rock Tracks 12/13/08 Issue

December 4, 2008 drainu182 0

Top Mainstream Rock
1. AC/DC – Rock N Roll Train
2. Apocalyptica featuring Adam Gontier – I Don’t Care
3. Shinedown – Second Chance
4. Disturbed – Indestructible
5. Metallica – The Day That Never Comes
6. Mudvayne – Do What You Do
7. Seether – Breakdown
8. Guns N Roses – Chinese Democracy
9. Theory Of A Deadman – Bad Girlfriend
10. Saving Abel – 18 Days
11. The Offspring – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid
12. Nickelback – …