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Chart Toppers: Top 10 Billboard & iTunes Albums & Singles

Full rankings for the past week in music!

 

It's been a healthy week for music sales going into the holiday season, and some familiar faces are making their way into the yuletide celebrations on the charts as everyone gets into the full seasonal spirit!

That crooning Christmas demon Michael Bublé has regained his rightful place on the charts with his butter-smooth holiday charms, while Rod Stewart makes a return to the charts with Merry Christmas, Baby. Speaking of impressive returns, Led Zeppelin also makes an impressive appearance on this week's Billboard 200 with their live album Celebration Day coming in at #9, with a hugely impressive 101,000 units sold.

Overall, album sales this week totaled 9.74 million, up 44% compared to last week (6.76 million). They're down only slightly (less than 1%) compared to last year (9.78 million). Below are the final tallies of albums and singles between Billboard and iTunes.

 

Top 10 Albums on Billboard

1. Rihanna – Unapologetic (238,000)

2. Taylor Swift – Red (185,000)

3. One Direction – Take Me Home (176,000)

4. Phillip Phillips – The World From the Side of the Moon (169,000)

5. Kid Rock – Rebel Soul (146,000)

6. Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas, Baby (117,000)

7. Pink – The Truth About Love (114,000)

8. Jason Aldean – Night Train (108,000)

9. Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day (101,000)

10. Keyshia Cole – Woman to Woman (96,000)

 

Top 10 Albums on the iTunes Store:

1. Alicia Keys - Girl On Fire

2. Michael Bublé - Christmas

3. Tiësto - Dance (RED) Save Lives [Presented By Tiësto] 

4. Taylor Swift – Red

5. Phillip Phillips – The World from the Side of the Moon (Deluxe)

6. Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas, Baby

7. The Lumineers – The Lumineers

8. Various Artists – Now That's What I Call Today's Christmas

9. Lady Antebellum On This Winter's Night

10. Mumford & Sons – Babel (Deluxe Edition) 

 

Top 10 Songs on the iTunes Store:

1. Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars

2. Gangnam Style (강남스타일) – PSY

3. Ho Hey – The Lumineers

4. Die Young – Ke$ha

5. Girl On Fire (feat. Nicki Minaj) [Inferno Version] – Alicia Keys

6. Home – Phillip Phillips

7. Diamonds – Rihanna

8. I Knew You Were Trouble -Taylor Swift

 9. I Cry – Flo Rida

10. Beauty and a Beat (feat. Nicki Minaj) – Justin Bieber