Adele Holds Off Queen Of All Hype; Coldplay Enters Top 10 at iTunes

Here are iTunes' top 10 selling singles and albums of the week ending June 6, 2011
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I know the Lady Gaga phenomenon is alive and well but am I the only one shocked she hasn't completely dominated the iTunes chart since the release of Born This Way? I find her reasonably insipid but she does have great taste in saxophone players and it's been very sweet the way she has rallied her fans to send good thoughts to ailing Clarence "Big Man" Clemons, who played on her album. We're all pulling for him to get well soon.

Adele is #1 on singles and albums this week and our good friends Coldplay (okay, so I've never met them, but...) is back with a new single that charts at #6 this week. My wife and I are both pro-Coldplay and we both like "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" quite a lot, although I think she likes it just a little more.

Here are iTunes' top 10 selling singles and albums of the week ending June 6, 2011:


  1. "Rolling In the Deep" - Adele
  2. "Give Me Everything (feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer)" - Pitbull
  3. "Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock)" - LMFAO
  4. "The Edge of Glory" - Lady GaGa
  5. "Super Bass" - Nicki Minaj
  6. "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" - Coldplay
  7. "How to Love" - Lil Wayne
  8. "The Lazy Song" - Bruno Mars
  9. "The Show Goes On" - Lupe Fiasco
  10. "On the Floor (feat. Pitbull)" - Jennifer Lopez


  1. 21 - Adele
  2. Dirty Work - All Time Low
  3. Born This Way - Lady GaGa
  4. All 6's and 7's - Tech N9ne
  5. Sigh No More - Mumford & Sons
  6. Hell: The Sequel - Bad Meets Evil
  7. Codes and Keys - Death Cab for Cutie
  8. My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean
  9. Little Hell - City and Colour
  10. Teenage Dream - Katy Perry