Charts Galore | Ultimate Guide to this Week’s Music Charts

A huge milestone for Los Angeles native, Skrillex, as he reaches #17 on Billboard’s Social 50. Also on the Social 50, Tiesto in at #39, and the ever present, Daft Punk on the charts at #47 this week. 

Foster the People appeared on a vast array of charts this week, mainly in the top 10 or at least 20, but was # 23 on You Tube’s Top Chart. Meanwhile, The Script weighed in at #8 on AOL Radio’s charts.

Four tracks made a switch on Billboard’s Alternative Songs – Bush’s The Sound Of Winter, now up one to #5, making the switch with AWOLNATION and Sail. Up again, at this week’s #7, is Rise Against with Make It Stop, knocking out The Joy Formidable and Whirring, now #8.

Debuting on the Hard Rock Chart’s at #6 this week was Alice Cooper with Welcome 2 My Nightmare. While White Flag’s self titled album debuted at #9 on Billboard’s Tastemaker Albums.

Here’s a detailed look at this week’s Music Charts

 Most Downloaded 

  1.  “Moves Like Jagger (Studio Recording from “The Voice” Performance) (feat. Christina Aguilera),” Maroon 5
  2. “Someone Like You,” ADELE
  3.  “Pumped Up Kicks,” Foster the People
  4. “Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO
  5. ”Stereo Hearts (feat. Adam Levine),” Gym Class Heroes
  6. ”Sexy and I Know It,” LMFAO
  7. ”We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris),” Rihanna
  8. “Without You (feat. Usher),” Usher, David Guetta 
  9. “Cheers (Drink to That),” Rihanna
  10. ”You and I,” Lady GaGa

 Top Albums

  1. “Unbroken,” Demi Lovato
  2. ”21,” ADELE
  3. “The Reckoning,” NEEDTOBREATHE
  4. “Duets II,” Tony Bennett
  5. “Own the Night,” Lady Antebellum
  6. Tha Carter IV,” Lil Wayne
  7. ”Sweeter,” Gavin DeGraw
  8. “Drive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Various Artists
  9. ”Mylo Xyloto,” Coldplay
  10. “Sigh No More,” Mumford & Sons

© 2011 Apple, Inc.

*where bold tracks were featured on Blue Sky, italics favored by readers


Next Big Sound 25 

  1. Volumes
  2. Karetus
  3. Der Checker
  4. Dave Days
  5. Active Child
  6. The Plot In You
  7. Cold Blank
  8. Guy Sebastian
  9. Annalisa
  10. Mannarino (continue to complete chart)

Heatseekers Albums  

  1. Relax | Das Racist
  2. Gravity The Seducer | Ladytron
  3. Megalithic Symphony | AWOLNATION
  4. Never Trust A Happy Song | Grouplove
  5. Minnesota | Mason Jennings
  6. Between The Concrete & Cloud | Kevin Devine
  7. Mountaintops | Mates Of State
  8. Clash Battle Guilt Pride | Polar Bear Club
  9. Covering Ground | Chuck Ragan
  10. The Head And The Heart | The Head And The Heart

Independent Albums 

  1. Dead Throne | The Devil Wears Prada
  2. Worship Music | Anthrax
  3. My Kinda Party | Jason Aldean
  4. Green Naugahyde | Primus
  5. The Sea Of Memories | Bush
  6. Strange Mercy | St. Vincent
  7. Understanding What We’ve Grown To Be | We Came As Romans
  8. The Awakening Of Le’Andria Johnson (EP) | Le’Andria Johnson
  9. Sigh No More | Mumford & Sons
  10. Father, Son, Holy Ghost | Girls


  1. DJ Bl3nd
  2. Traphik
  3. Your Favorite Enemies
  4. Porter Robinson
  5. Tyler Ward
  6. Maddi Jane
  7. Porta
  8. Girl Talk
  9. Sungha Jung
  10. Dave Days

© 2011 Billboard. All Rights Reserved.

 Most Viewed Videos

  1. On The Backs Of Angels | Dream Theater
  2. Body And Soul | Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
  3. How To Love | Lil Wayne | How to Love
  4. Fly | Nicki Minaj Featuring Rihanna | Pink Friday
  5. Personal Jesus | Depeche Mode | Violator
  6. Lighters | Bad Meets Evil Featuring Bruno Mars
  7. You And I | Lady Gaga
  8. Super Bass | Nicki Minaj | Pink Friday
  9. What The Water Gave Me | Florence + The Machine
  10. It Girl | Jason Derulo | Web Top 100 

Featured the Following in the Top 50 


Feel So Close | Calvin Harris 

Our Favorites on Spotify 

Wilco – The Whole Love | The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow | Wye Oak – Civilian

1,2,3 – New Heaven | AWOLNATION – Megalithic Symphony  |  Holy Ghost!

CSS – La Liberacion | Little Majorette – Rifle Heart | The Head And The Heart

Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues | Skrillex – Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

SayHi To Your Mom – Um, Uh Oh | Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde

The Naked And Famous – Passive Me, Aggressive You

Portugal. The Man – In The Mountain In The Cloud

The Vaccines – What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?

If it feels like something is missing, we thought so too. Spotify remedied this, filling out the top charts with Bon Iver and Florence + The Machine in their Top Artists; Billboard’s Folk Charts gave us A Creature I Don’t KnowLaura MarlingMinnesotaMason JenningsHelplessness BluesFleet Foxes and the Mr. Jeff Bridges in at #10 with his self-titled release.


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