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United World Charts February 27

February 21, 2010


Debuting at the top of the charts is one of two new entries for Haiti.  Everybody Hurts featuring the likes of Susan Boyle, Leona Lewis, Mika, Michael Buble and Mariah Carey beat out We are the World which featured the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Josh Groban, Mary J Blige, Pink and Celine Dion which only managed 6th.  Also new on the charts is Japanese boyband Kat-Tun debuting at number 4.  Black Eyed Peas was the biggest drop in the top 10 falling 4-8 while Black Eyed Peas also lose two songs from the top top, Meet Me Halfway and I Gotta Feeling”

Singles Chart:

1.  Helping Haiti – Everybody Hurts (1 week at Number 1)
2.  Ke$ha – Tik Tok
3.  Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
4.  Kat-Tun – Love Yourself
5.  Owl Cities – Fireflies
6.  Artists For Haiti – We Are The World
7.  Iyaz – Replay
8.  Black Eyed Peas – Imma Be
9.  Young Money feat. Lloyd – Bedrock
10.Jay-Z feat Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind

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If you didn’t know already…

January 15, 2010

  • Avatar has over 200 sold out performances for the pic in the coming weeks. Of those sellouts, 168 are for 3D or IMAX 3D performances.
  • Spider Man 4’s Sam Raimi is out.  Marc Webb who directed (500) Days of Summer is in!
  • Ghostbusters 3 is planned to be released in 2011!  Transformers 3 begins filming in May and Sherlock Holmes 2 in June
  • Avatar debuted in China at 42 million.  How big is this number?  It represented 95% of the entire countries box-office numbers and every film in the country dropped over 95%.  The current number 1 film of all-time is 2012 at 67.3 million.  Avatar is less than 25 million away in only 7 days!
  • Ke$ha knocks out Susan Boyle from the number 1 slot on Billboard 200.  Also has the current number 1 song on the Hot 100 for her debut effort!!
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If you didn’t already know…

January 8, 2010

  • The Hobbit begins a 14 month production in June.  Directed by Guillermo Del Toro of Pan’s Labyrinth and produced by Peter Jackson, the film’s first part is slated to be released in 2011
  • Spider Man 4 has been delayed due to clashes with scripts.  Seems director Sam Raimi doesn’t agree on the villains and how they will be integrated into the film
  • Avatar is now the number #2 film worlwide of all-time behind Titanic.  Not bad James Cameron!
  • Clashes of Titans, scheduled to be released in March, staring Avatar’s Sam Worthington is rushing to re-shoot scenes to release the film in 3D
  • Lady Gaga has her fifth consecutive record Number 1 hit on the pop charts with Bad Romance
  • Taylor Swith narrowly edges out Susan Boyle for the year-end number 1 album in the US by 113,000 after Boyle’s record opening five-week run
  • Ke$ha’s single Tik Tok is currently the Number #1 single in the world.  This is her 2nd single after her cameo on Flo Rida’s Right Round
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Global Year-End Top 10 of 2009

December 27, 2009

“The global charts are from January 17, 2009 till January 9, 2010.  This means that with one more extra week and a five-week run at the charts, Boyle will have taken the top of the charts away from Lady Gaga who has spent most of the year at the summit.  The phenomenon that is Susan Boyle has won the hearts and wallets of her fans as her album has continued to sell over a million copies each week for the last four weeks.  It was the highest pre-sale album and the best opening week for a female artist in history. Truly an amazing feat.  what will Boyle have in store for 2010?”

Top 10 Albums:

1.   Susan Boyle – I Dreamed A Dream 6.2 million
2.   Lady Gaga – The Fame 5.8 million
3.   Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D. 4.6 million
4.   Taylor Swift – Fearless 4.2 million
5.   Michael Jackson – Thriller 4 million
6.   Michael Jackson – Number Ones 3.6million
7.   U2 – No Line On The Horizon 3.5 million
8.   Kings of Leon – Only By The Night 3.5 million
9.   Michael Buble – Crazy Love 3.3 million
10. Beyonce – I Am… Sasha Fierce 3.2 million

(For the complete chart click here)

“With over 20 million downloads and worldwide success overnight, Gaga has taken the world by storm clocking five songs in the final top 40 tally.  Poker face was the blockbuster hit topping the charts in seventeen countries and is the highest downloaded song in British history.  With Gaga’s current hit, Bad Romance at the top of the global charts, what’s in store for 2010?”

Top 10 Singles:

1.   Lady Gaga – Poker Face
2.   Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
3.   Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Pow
4.   Flo Rida feat Ke$ha – Right Round
5.   Lady Gaga feat Colby O”Donis – Just Dance
6.   Beyonce – Halo
7.   Pitbull – I Know You Want Me
8.   David Guetta feat Akon – Sexy Bitch
9.   Kings Of Leon – Use Somebody
10. Katy Perry – Hot n’ Cold

(For the complete chart click)

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Susan Boyle – I Dreamed A Dream

December 22, 2009

Susan Boyle captivated the world with her voice.  This album showcases that with songs of joy, sadness and inspiration. It’s the perfect Christmas album with your favorite songs done in a truly emotional and heartfelt way.  She may not look like a star, but she sounds like one”

My Grade: 92 (Buy It)

Breakdown:

Epic (100)

Wild Horses, I Dreamed A Dream, Who I Was Born to Be, Proud

Grand (90)

How Great Thou Art, You’ll See, Daydream Believer, Amazing Grace, The End Of The World, Silent Night

Ummm (80)

Cry Me A River, Up To The Mountain