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Tunes

Billboard

Among the latest national chart leaders:

Songs

1. “Harlem Shake,” Baauer

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

3. “Stay,” Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko

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

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

Albums

1. “Babel,” Mumford & Sons

2. “2013 Grammy Nominees,” Various

3. “Unorthodox Jukebox,” Bruno Mars

4. “Red,” Taylor Swift

5. “All That Echoes,” Josh Groban

Tours

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

1. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $1,349,861; $91.48

2. Justin Bieber; $1,242,028; $72.73

3. Neil Young & Crazy Horse; $975,852; $96.75

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

5. The Who; $886,095; $90.17

6. Leonard Cohen; $875,296; $101.07

7. Rush; $735,285; $81.41

8. Trans-Siberian Orchestra; $568,771; $51.47

9. Carrie Underwood; $561,431; $58.23

10. Jeff Dunham; $353,909; $51.19

11. Eric Church; $352,842; $43.51

12. Shinedown / Three Days Grace; $218,169; $38.49

13. The Moody Blues; $160,360; $68.27

iTunes

iTunes’ latest charts:

Songs

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

2. “Stay (feat. Mikky Ekko),” Rihanna

3. “Harlem Shake,” Baauer

4. “When I Was Your Man,” Bruno Mars

5. “Suit & Tie (feat. JAY Z),” Justin Timberlake

6. “Ho Hey,” The Lumineers

7. “I Will Wait,” Mumford & Sons

8. “Started from the Bottom,” Drake

9. “Mirrors,” Justin Timberlake

10. “Scream & Shout (feat. Britney Spears),” will.i.am

Albums

1. “Babel,” Mumford & Sons

2. “The 20/20 Experience,” Justin Timberlake

3. “Pitch Perfect (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Various

4. “Overexposed,” Maroon 5

5. “Some Nights,” fun.

6. “The Lumineers,” The Lumineers

7. “Unorthodox Jukebox,” Bruno Mars

8. “2013 Grammy Nominees,” Various

9. “El Camino,” The Black Keys

10. “+,” Ed Sheeran

Spotify

The most streamed tracks in the U.S. on Spotify last week:

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

2. “Ho Hey,” The Lumineers

3. “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons

4. “(Expletive) Problems,” A$AP Rocky

5. “It’s Time,” Imagine Dragons

6. “Scream & Shout,” will.i.am

7. “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars

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

9. “Sweet Nothing,” Calvin Harris

10. “I Will Wait,” Mumford & Sons

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