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What we listen to: top song, album downloads this week

What we listen to: top song, album downloads this week

A look at what the most popular song and album downloads were this week. Photo: Associated Press

A look at the iTunes’ Official Music Charts for this week:

Top Songs

1. “Roar”, Katy Perry
2. “Royals”, Lorde
3. “Wake Me Up”, Avicii
4. “Berzerk”, Eminem
5. “Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)”, Robin Thicke
6. “Applause”, Lady Gaga
7. “Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)”, JAY Z
8. “Hold On, We’re Going Home (feat. Majid Jordan)”, Drake
9. “Wrecking Ball”, Miley Cyrus
10. “That’s My Kind of Night”, Luke Bryan

Top Albums

1. “Yours Truly”, Ariana Grande
2. “Love and War”, Tamar Braxton
3. “Hesitation Marks “, Nine Inch Nails
4. “Night Visions”, Imagine Dragons
5. “Love in the Future “, John Legend
6. “The 20/20 Experience”, Justin Timberlake
7. “Blurred Lines”, Robin Thicke
8. “Bad Blood”, Bastille
9. “Crash My Party”, Luke Bryan
10. “Based On a True Story…”, Blake Shelton

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