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Among the latest national chart leaders:


1. “Diamonds,” Rihanna

2. “Die Young,” Ke$ha

3. “One More Night,” Maroon 5

4. “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars

5. “Gangnam Style,” Psy


1. “Unapologetic,” Rihanna

2. “Red,” Taylor Swift

3. “Take Me Home,” One Direction

4. “The World From the Side of the Moon,” Phillip Phillips

5. “Rebel Soul,” Kid Rock


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

1. Barbra Streisand; $4,065,743; $263.52.

2. Madonna; $4,034,632; $172.79.

3. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $3,405,038; $93.78.

4. Justin Bieber; $1,132,379; $76.41.

5. Peter Gabriel; $853,514; $105.97.


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

1. “Diamonds,” Rihanna

2. “Die Young,” Ke$ha

3. “Ho Hey,” The Lumineers


iTunes’ latest charts:


1. “Gangnam Style,” Psy

2. “Over You,” Cassadee Pope

3. “Die Young,” Ke$ha

4. “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars

5. “Diamonds,” Rihanna


1. “Unapologetic,” Rihanna

2. “The World from the Side of the Moon (Deluxe),” Phillip Phillips

3. “The Truth About Love,” Pink

4. “Rebel Soul,” Kid Rock

5. “Red,” Taylor Swift