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Macklemore, left, and Ryan Lewis had the top songs of the week with “Thrift Shop.”

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Billboard

Among the latest national chart leaders:

Songs

1. “Thrift Shop,” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

2. “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars

3. “Ho Hey,” The Lumineers

4. “Suit & Tie,” Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z

5. “I Knew You Were Trouble,” Taylor Swift

Albums

1. “Long.Live,A$AP,” A$AP Rocky

2. “Kidz Bop 23,” Kidz Bop Kids

3. “Pitch Perfect (Soundtrack),” Various

4. “Red,” Taylor Swift

5. “Unorthodox Jukebox,” Bruno Mars

iTunes

iTunes’ latest charts:

Songs

1. “Thrift Shop,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

2. “Suit & Tie,” Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z

3. “I Knew You Were Trouble,” Taylor Swift

4. “Scream & Shout,” will.i.am featuring Britney Spears

5. “Ho Hey,” The Lumineers

6. “Don’t You Worry Child (Radio Edit),” Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin

7. “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars

8. “Home,” Phillip Phillips

9. “Beauty and a Beat,” Justin Bieber featuring Nicki Minaj

10. “Don’t Stop the Party,” Pitbull featuring TJR

Albums

1. “Long.Live.A$AP,” A$AP Rocky

2. “Pitch Perfect (Soundtrack),” Various

3. “The Lumineers,” The Lumineers

4. “Kidz Bop 23,” Kidz Bop Kids

5. “Les Misérables: Highlights from the Motion Picture Soundtrack,” Various

Tours

Pollstar ranks top concert tours by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price in North America:

1. Madonna; $3,465,640; $160.64

2. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $1,362,627; $93.95

3. Justin Bieber; $1,177,615; $74.59

4. Dave Matthews Band; $967,758; $73.76

5. Neil Young & Crazy Horse; $943,026; $94.00

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