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Us Pop Music Charts December 27, 2012

Singles, Albums, and Pop Radio Airplay


Bruno Mars -

Bruno Mars - "Locked Out of Heaven"

Courtesy Elektra

Top 5 Pop Singles

  1. Bruno Mars - "Locked Out Of Heaven"
  2. Rihanna - "Diamonds"
  3. The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"
  4. Taylor Swift - "I Knew You Were Trouble"
  5. Justin Bieber featuring Nicki Minaj - "Beauty and a Beat"

Big Chart Movers

  • #32-#24 A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar - "F**kin Problems"
  • #33-#26 Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch - "Sweet Nothing"
  • #49-#30 Kelly Clarkson - "Catch My Breath"

Hot New Pop Songs

  • #60 Cassadee Pope - "Cry"


Bruno Mars holds on to the top of the chart for a third consecutive week with "Locked Out Of Heaven." Taylor Swift returns to the top 5 with her second major pop hit single from the album Red, "I Knew You Were Trouble." Justin Bieber's "Beauty and a Beat" becomes his second top 5 hit from the album Believe and third overall.

Top 5 Pop Albums

  1. Taylor Swift - Red
  2. T.I. - Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head
  3. Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox
  4. One Direction - Take Me Home
  5. Michael Buble - Christmas

Hot New Pop Albums

  1. #9 Various Artists - 12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief
  2. #23 Blink-182 - Dogs Eating Dogs EP
  3. #29 Chief Keef - Finally Rich


Taylor Swift keeps a strong grip on the top of the album chart through the holiday season. Rapper T.I. opens at #2 with his seventh consecutive top 10 album. All six of the previous top 10 hit albums have been certified platinum for sales. In its second week, Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox tumbles one notch but maintains strong sales.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

Top 5 Pop Radio Songs

  1. Bruno Mars - "Locked Out Of Heaven"
  2. Rihanna - "Diamonds"
  3. The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"
  4. Flo Rida - "I Cry"
  5. Ke$ha - "Die Young"

Big Chart Movers

Hot New Pop Radio Songs


Bruno Mars rules pop radio this week helping keep a firm grip on the overall singles chart with "Locked Out Of Heaven." Veteran hitmakers Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, and Maroon 5 all roll into the top 20 this week at pop radio with their latest hits.

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