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  • Music Charts
    BillboardAmong the latest national chart leaders:Songs1. "Rude," MAGIC!2. "All About That Bass," Meghan Trainor3. "Stay With Me," Sam Smith4.



Among Billboard’s latest national chart leaders

Top songs

1. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift

2. “One More Night,” Maroon 5

3. “Whistle,” Flo Rida

4. “Some Nights,” fun.

5. “Lights,” Ellie Goulding

Top albums

1. “North,” Matchbox Twenty

2. “Night Visions,” Imagine Dragons

3. “Gravity,” Lecrae

4. “Now 43,” Various

5. “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

Hot tours

Pollstar ranks top concert tours by average box office gross per city:

1. Kenny Chesney / Tim McGraw, $4,384,494

2. Roger Waters, $2,316,991

3. Cirque du Soleil – “Michael Jackson: The Immortal,” $1,683,362

4. Dave Matthews Band, $1,408,298

5. Phish, $1,143,659

6. Enrique Iglesias / Jennifer Lopez, $1,066,408

7. Drake, $807,036

8. Brad Paisley, $801,757

9. Jason Aldean, $741,578

10. Nickelback, $692,325

11. Rascal Flatts, $635,328

12. Iron Maiden, $634,286

13. The Beach Boys, $564,354

14. One Direction, $515,974


iTunes’ latest charts:


1. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift

2. “Ronan,” Taylor Swift

3. “One More Night,” Maroon 5

4. “Some Nights,” fun.

5. “Whistle,” Flo Rida


1. “Night Visions,” Imagine Dragons

2. “Gravity,” Lecrae

3. “Take Me Home,” One Direction

4. “North,” Matchbox Twenty

5. “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood