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US Pop Music Charts March 8, 2012

Singles, Albums, and Pop Radio Airplay

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fun -

fun - "We Are Young" featuring Janelle Monae

Courtesy Fueled By Ramen

Top 5 Pop Singles

  1. fun. featuring Janelle Monae - "We Are Young"
  2. Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"
  3. Adele - "Set Fire To the Rain"
  4. The Wanted - "Glad You Came"
  5. Katy Perry - "Part Of Me"

Big Chart Movers

Hot New Pop Songs

Comments

fun. complete their post-Super Bowl climb with "We Are Young" landing at #1 this week. Billboard notes they are the first rock band to hit #1 with their debut chart single since Nickelback way back in 2001. It is also the first #1 hit for the Fueled By Ramen label. Gotye rolls into the top 10 looking like the US could be the 16th country to send "Somebody That I Used To Know" to #1. Far East Movement score their third top 40 hit with the help of Justin Bieber in a featured performance on "Live My Life."

Top 5 Pop Albums

  1. Adele - 21
  2. Whitney Houston - The Greatest Hits
  3. WZRD - WZRD
  4. Various Artists - NOW 41
  5. Whitney Houston - The Bodyguard Soundtrack

Hot New Pop Albums

  1. #15 Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio
  2. #23 Soundtrack - Project X
  3. #28 Estelle - All Of Me

Comments

It is a 23rd week at #1 for Adele. She is one week away from matching the 24 weeks Purple Rain spent at the top over 25 years ago. Whitney Houston spends a second week with three albums in the top 10.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

Top 5 Pop Radio Songs

  1. Adele - "Set Fire To the Rain"
  2. Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"
  3. Jessie J - "Domino"
  4. David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj - "Turn Me On"
  5. Flo Rida - "Good Feeling"

Big Chart Movers

Hot New Pop Songs

Comments

Adele continues to grip the top of pop radio airplay with "Set Fire To the Rain." It now looks like Jessie J will fail to reach the top as Kelly Clarkson zooms past to #2 with her former overall #1 "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." This weeks overall #1 fun's "We Are Young" turns in a powerful #24 debut on the pop radio airplay chart.

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