Lorde and Miley Cyrus Soar On ChartsBy: Alexandria Sardam - October 9, 2013
Everyone is talking buzzing about the 16-year-old New Zealand pop princess, Lorde. “Royals” has been fulfilling it’s namesake, rising to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week.
Her debut full-length album “Pure Heroine” debuts on the Billboard 200 at No. 3. Needless to say, it’s been a pretty sweet time for the gal and her music.
But how are the other young divas of pop doing among the charts, like miss Miley? Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” charges into the Radio Songs top 10.
Check out the song that seems to be jamming out of every stereo and radio station.
Here’s a rundown of the charts according to our friends over at Billboard.
“Royals” rises 2-1 on the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs ranking with 2.8 million on-demand U.S. streams, according to Nielsen BDS. The activity helps push the cut 5-3 on the overall Streaming Songs chart (7.6 million U.S. streams, up 24%).
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“Royals” tops Digital Songs for a third week with 309,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. With its latest frame, the cut passes 2 million in download sales so far (2.16 million). The track also edges closer to the Radio Songs chart’s summit, lifting 4-2 with the survey’s biggest gain (up 12% to 143 million audience impressions, according to BDS).
“Royals” tops the Hot Rock Songs chart for a sixth week.
Lorde’s debut hit fends off Katy Perry’s former two-week Hot 100 No. 1 “Roar” for a second week (2-2). The latter track spends a third frame atop Radio Songs (167 million, down 1%), holds at No. 2 on Digital Songs (218,000, down 9%) and slips 4-5 on Streaming Songs (6.2 million, down 2%). “Roar,” meanwhile, extends records on two airplay charts: It holds atop Pop Songs and Adult Pop Songs with the highest weekly plays totals (16,065 and 5,309, respectively) in each list’s history, improving upon last week’s record-setting sums.