On the charts: week ending 01/25

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (02/07 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk!” ft. Bruno Mars (*4 weeks*)
02. (02)  Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
03. (04) Hozier – “Take Me to Church”
04. (03) Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
05. (05) Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
06. (08) Maroon 5 – “Sugar”
07. (06) Meghan Trainor – “Lips Are Movin’”
08. (07) Sam Smith – “I’m Not The Only One”
09. (09) Nick Jonas – “Jealous”
10. (12) Fall Out Boy – “Centuries”

As Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars spend a 4th week at #1, a male-dominated top 10 welcomes Fall Out Boy’s first top 10 hit since 2007.

New at #54 is “FiveFourSeconds” by Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney. The song debuts after 3 days of radio airplay, including the iHeartRadio deal which saw the song played at the top of every hour during the weekend on CHR/Top 40 stations across the US, and a bit over 24 hours worth of digital sales (the track only sold 52,700 downloads through Sunday at midnight).

Billboard 200
01. (–) Fall Out Boy – American Beauty/American Psycho
02. (02) Taylor Swift – 1989  
03. (01) Meghan Trainor – Title  
04. (04) Ed Sheeran –
05. (–) Joey Bada$$ – B4.Da.$$
06. (06) Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint  
07. (–)  The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
08. (–) Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor
09. (07) Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
10. (05) Mark Ronson – Uptown Special

Fall Out Boy get a 3rd #1 album with sales of 192,000 copies, quite a strong total for this time of the year. Three more debuts make for a more varied top 10 this week.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (03) Big Sean – “I Don’t F*ck With You” ft. E-40  (*4 weeks*)
02. (03) Nicki Minaj – “Only” ft. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
03. (02) Beyoncé – “7/11″
04. (04) Chris Brown – “New Flame” ft. Usher & Rick Ross
05. (03) DJ Khaled – “Hold You Down” ft. Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih
06. (10) Usher – “I Don’t Mind” ft. Juicy J
07. (06) Rae Sremmurd – “No Type”
08. (09) Trey Songz – “Touchin Lovin” ft. Nicki Minaj
09. (11) Tamar Braxton – “Let Me Know” ft. Future
10. (12) Wale – “The Body” ft. Jeremih

Tamar Braxton achieves a new peak of #9 matching that of “The One” in 2013.

The only debut this week is the current Hot 100 #1 hit, “Uptown Funk!,” at #48.

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