News

What we listen to: the week’s top downloads

What we listen to: the week’s top downloads

CHART TOPPER: Lorde's album "Pure Heroine," and single "Royals" continue to dominate the digital downloads. Photo: Associated Press

The most popular digital downloads from iTunes and Google Play this week.

Top iTune songs

1. “Timber (feat. Ke$ha),” Pitbull
2. “The Monster (feat. Rihanna),” Eminem
3. “Say Something,” Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World
4. “Counting Stars,” OneRepublic
5. “Royals,”Lorde
6. “Story of My Life,” One Direction
7. “Demons,” Imagine Dragons
8. “Let Her Go,” Passenger
9. “Roar,” Katy Perry
10. “Wake Me Up,” Avicii

Top iTunes albums

1. “Midnight Memories,” One Direction
2. “The Marshall Mathers LP2,” Eminem
3. “Songs for the Philippines,” Various Artists
4. “Nothing Was the Same,” Drake
5. “Frozen,” Various Artists
6. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
7. “PTXmas,” Pentatonix
8. “Wrapped In Red,” Kelly Clarkson
9. “Christmas,” Michael Buble
10. “Common Courtesy,” A Day to Remember

Top Google Play songs

1. “Royals,”Lorde
2. “Counting Stars,” OneRepublic
3. “The Monster (feat. Rihanna),” Eminem
4. “Say Something,” Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World
5. “Let Her Go,” Passenger
6. “Demons,” Imagine Dragons
7. “Timber (feat. Ke$ha),” Pitbull
8. “Hold On (We’re Going Home),” Drake
9. “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons
10. “White Walls,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Top Google Play albums

1. “Yeezus,” Kanye West
2. “ARTPOP,” Lady Gaga
3. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
4. “The Essential NOW! That’s What I Call Christmas,” Various Artists
5. “Nothing Was the Same,” Drake
6. “PTXmas,” Pentatonix
7. “The Marshall Mathers LP2,” Eminem
8. “Britney Jean,” Britney Spears
9. “I Am Not Human,” Lil Wayne
10. “Christmas,” Michael Buble

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

kevin

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

in Lifestyle

CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

flu

The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

in Music

Gene Simmons’ son following in dad’s rock footsteps

simmons

Nick Simmons, 25, is starting his own rock band.

in Music

Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

hynde

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

in Music

James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

jamesbrown

Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.