Robin Thicke, Jay Z Hold Top Slots At iTunes, John Mayer And Avenged Sevenfold Debut On Albums List

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We have a couple new additions to the iTunes Music Store Top 10s this week on both the singles and albums front. I'd like to tell you this is a good thing but it's still a matter of come meet the new boss, same as the old boss. In other words, it's still crap but from different names.

Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is still the #1 song in the land and is setting 2013 records for staying power for whatever that's worth. Jay Z (note: no hyphen) is still #1 with his Magna Carta Holy Grail album. The new additions this week on the albums front come from John Mayer and Avenged Sevenfold. I'd say it's nice to see rock enter the Top 10 along with all the beat-driven, computerized pop but I just told you these albums come from John Mayer and Avenged Sevenfold; there's nothing nice about that. 

On the singles chart, we have a song from Jay Z's album, the title track featuring Justin Timberlake, in the Top 10 along with "Safe And Sound" from Capital Cities. Those are your big changes this week and they're hardly improvements but they're yours if you want them.


iTunes Top Songs And Albums For Week of July 21, 2013

Top Songs:

  1. "Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)" - Robin Thicke
  2. "We Can't Stop" - Miley Cyrus
  3. "Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)" - JAY Z
  4. "Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons
  5. "Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)" - Daft Punk
  6. "Treasure" - Bruno Mars
  7. "Same Love (feat. Mary Lambert)" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  8. "Cups (Pitch Perfect's "When I'm Gone") (Pop Version)" - Anna Kendrick
  9. "Safe and Sound" - Capital Cities
  10. "Can't Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton)" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Top Albums:

  1. Magna Carta Holy Grail - JAY Z
  2. The Blessed Unrest - Sara Bareilles
  3. Teen Beach Movie (Soundtrack) - Various Artists
  4. The 20/20 Experience - Justin Timberlake
  5. Trials & Tribulations - Ace Hood
  6. Night Visions - Imagine Dragons
  7. The 20/20 Experience -- 2 of 2 - Justin Timberlake
  8. Surfers Paradise - Cody Simpson
  9. Paradise Valley - John Mayer
  10. Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold