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Charts: T.I.’s ‘Trouble Man’ Debuts At No. 2, Bruno Mars Makes History

Charts: T.I.’s ‘Trouble Man’ Debuts At No. 2, Bruno Mars Makes History

Bruno Mars makes history this week on the Billboard charts with his single “Locked Out of Heaven”. This week the track remains at the summit of the Hot 100 singles chart for a third-consecutive week, also topping the Radio, Digital, and On-Demand Songs charts. Mars’ single becomes the first to rule all four charts simultaneously.

Read: Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven” voted best number one single of 2012 by The Honesty Hour readers

Before being replaced by Mars’ song, Rihanna’s “Diamonds” spent 3 weeks at the summit of the Hot 100, but has spent the same amount of time at No. 2 as of this week. Worth noting is that “Diamonds” has now spent 12 consecutive weeks atop the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, despite it not being “R&B” or “Hip-Hop.”

“Ho Hey” by The Lumineers also remains unmoved on the main tally, holding steady at No. 3.

Over on the Billboard 200 chart, Taylor Swift’s album ‘Red’ holds the number one spot for a sixth nonconsecutive week, selling 276,000 copies.

Rapper T.I. makes a triumphant debut on the chart at No. 2 with his new album, ‘Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head’ selling 179,000 copies. This figure is a notable betterment from his 2010 LP, ‘No Mercy’ which bowed at No. 4 with 160,000 copies sold.

Bruno Mars’ latest project, ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ pulls in at number three with 178,000 units moved in its third week.

Hot 100

(“LW” denotes last week’s chart position)

  1. Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven” (-)
  2. Rihanna – “Diamonds” (-)
  3. The Lumineers – “Ho Hey” (-)
  4. Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble.” (LW: 10)
  5. Justin Bieber – “Beauty and a Beat (feat. Nicki Minaj) (LW: 7)
  6. Ke$ha – “Die Young” (LW: 4)
  7. Maroon 5 – “One More Night” (LW: 5)
  8. Flo Rida – “I Cry” (LW: 6)
  9. Philip Philips – “Home” (LW: 8)
  10. Macklemore and Lewis – “Thrift Shop” (LW: 13)

 Billboard 200

  1. Taylor Swift – ‘Red’ (-)
  2. T.I. – ‘Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head’ (Debut)
  3. Bruno Mars – ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ (LW: 2)
  4. One Direction – ‘Take Me Home’ (-)
  5. Michael Bublé – ‘Christmas’ (LW: 3)
  6. Rod Stewart – ‘Merry Christmas, Baby’ (LW: 5)
  7. Philip Philips – ‘The World From the Side of the Moon’ (-)
  8. Mumford & Sons – ‘Babel’ (LW: 11)
  9. Various Artists – ’12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief’ (Debut)
  10. Various Artists – ‘Now 44’ (LW: 12)

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