On the charts: Week ending 03/08

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (03/21 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk!” ft. Bruno Mars (*10 weeks*)
02. (02)  Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
03. (03) Maroon 5 – “Sugar”
04. (04) Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”
05. (05) Rihanna, Paul McCartney & Kanye West – “FourFiveSeconds”
06. (07) Taylor Swift – “Style”
07. (09) The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
08. (07) Hozier – “Take Me to Church”
09. (10) Pitbull – “Time of Our Lives” ft. Ne-Yo
10. (08) Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”

While nothing enters the top 10, Kanye West’s “All Day” is this week’s top debut at #15. The song was released last week and went straight to #1 on iTunes, debuting at #6 on Hot Digital Songs.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Kelly Clarkson – Piece By Piece
02. (03) Various Artists – Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack 
03. (05) Taylor Swift – 1989  
04. (04) Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s too Late  
05. (06) Ed Sheeran –
06. (01) Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise 
07. (10) Maroon 5 – V
08. (08) Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour 
09. (–) Brandi Carlile – The Firewatcher’s Daughter
10. (13) Meghan Trainor – Title

While 83,000 copies sold are a bit disappointing, Kelly Clarkson managed to earn her 3rd #1 album. She had last hit #1 in 2009 with All I Ever Wanted (255,000 sold upon debut).  Only one other debut in the top 10 this week and it’s Brandi Carlile at #9.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (02) Nicki Minaj – “Truffle Butter” ft. Drake & Lil Wayne
02. (03) Usher – “I Don’t Mind” ft. Juicy J
03. (01) Beyoncé – “7/11″
04. (05) Big Sean – “I Don’t F*ck With You” ft. E-40
05. (04) Nicki Minaj – “Only” ft. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
06. (07) Chris Brown & Tyga – “Ayo”
07. (09) Rae Sremmurd – “Throw Sum Mo” ft. Nicki Minaj
08. (06) Ne-Yo – “She Knows” ft. Juicy J
09. (10) Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk!” ft. Bruno Mars
10. (11) Drake – “How About Now”

Nicki Minaj earns her second #1 hit on the chart as “Truffle Butter” ascends to the top. It’s her first #1 since “Moment 4 Life” hit the top in 2011.

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