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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend Seventh Week On Top Of Billboard Digital Songs Chart

February 27, 2013 | Posted by Joseph Lee

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, along with Wanz, are enjoying a seventh week on top of the Billboard Digital Songs Chart with “Thrift Shop”. It is the longest run at the top since July 12, 2012, when Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” had its seventh and final week at #1. “Thrift Shop” is now one of only two songs to sell over 300,000 downloads for seven weeks, joined only by fun.’s “We Are Young”.

One Direction climbs into the top ten with their song “One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)” up 16-8. It debuted last week after only a day’s worth of sales on Sunday, February 17. It is a combination of Blondie’s “One Way or Another” (which hit #1 on the Hot 100) and The Undertones “Teenage Kicks”. Proceeds went to the British charity Comic Relief.

1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (ft. Wanz) – “Thrift Shop” (363,000)
2. Baauer – “Harlem Shake” (297,000)
3. Bruno Mars – “When I Was Your Man” (229,000)
4. Rihanna (ft. Mikky Ekko) – “Stay” (213,000)
5. Drake – “Started From The Bottom” (152,000)
6. Will.I.Am (ft. Britney Spears) – “Scream & Shout” (140,000)
7. Justin Timberlake (ft. Jay-Z) – “Suit & Tie” (135,000)
8. One Direction – “One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)” (135,000)
9. Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble” (133,000)
10. Alicia Keys – “Girl On Fire” (109,000)

Digital track sales totaled 26.86 million, down 9% compared to last week (29.43 million) and down 5% compared to last year (28.13 million). Year to date track sales are at 227.26 million, down 2% compared to the same total at this point last year (230.92 million).

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