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Us Pop Music Charts December 6, 2012

Singles, Albums, and Pop Radio Airplay


Rihanna -

Rihanna - "Diamonds"

Courtesy Def Jam

Top 5 Pop Singles

  1. Rihanna - "Diamonds"
  2. Bruno Mars - "Locked Out Of Heaven"
  3. Ke$ha - "Die Young"
  4. Maroon 5 - "One More Night"
  5. The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"

Big Chart Movers

  • #21-#11 Alicia Keys featuring Nicki Minaj - "Girl On Fire"
  • #28-#21 Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin - "Don't You Worry Child"
  • #35-#28 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz - "Thrift Shop"

Hot New Pop Songs


It is a third week at the top for Rihanna while Bruno Mars surges to #2 looking for his third #1 hit as lead artist. The Lumineers enter the top 5 this week with their debut hit single "Ho Hey." With a 10 notch leap to #11 Alicia Keys' "Girl On Fire" becomes her biggest hit as lead artist since she went clear to the top with "No One" back in 2007. "Scream and Shout" opens at #12 this week instantly giving will.i.am his highest charting hit as a lead artist.

Top 5 Pop Albums

  1. Alicia Keys - Girl On Fire
  2. Taylor Swift - Red
  3. Rod Stewart - Merry Christmas, Baby
  4. One Direction - Take Me Home
  5. Phillip Phillips - The World From the Side Of the Moon

Hot New Pop Albums

  1. #29 Timeflies - One Night EP
  2. #33 Glee Cast - Season 4 Soundtrack Volume 1


Alicia Keys rolls in at the top this week with her fifth #1 album Girl On Fire. Rod Stewart surges back into the top 3 with the biggest hit Christmas album of 2012 so far. After one week at the top, Rihanna, falls out of the top 5 to #6 with Unapologetic.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

Top 5 Pop Radio Songs

  1. Ke$ha - "Die Young"
  2. Bruno Mars - "Locked Out Of Heaven"
  3. Maroon 5 - "One More Night"
  4. Rihanna - "Diamonds"
  5. Ne-Yo - "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)"

Big Chart Movers

  • #16-#11 The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"
  • #40-#23 Taylor Swift - "I Knew You Were Trouble"
  • #30-#25 Imagine Dragons - "It's Time"

Hot New Pop Radio Songs


It is the second week at the top for Ke$ha with "Die Young." Bruno Mars moves up to occupy the #2 position while Rihanna surges into the top 5 for the first time with "Diamonds."

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