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What we listen to: this week’s top downloads

What we listen to: this week’s top downloads

TOP ALBUMS: Eminem's latest tops both the iTunes and GooglePlay download list. Photo: clipart.com

The most popular songs on iTunes this week:

Top Songs

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

Top Albums

1. “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” Eminem
2. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
3. “PTX, Vol. 2,” Pentatonix
4. “ARTPOP,” Lady Gaga
5. “PRISM,” Katy Perry
6. “Nothing Was the Same,” Drake
7. “Church Clothes, Vol. 2,” Lecrae
8. “Avril Lavigne,” Avril Lavigne
9. “Loved Me Back to Life,” Celine Dion
10. “Same Trailer Different Park,” Kacey Musgraves

The most popular songs on GooglePlay this week:

Top Songs
1. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
2. “Monster,” Eminem
3. “Counting Stars,” OneRepublic
4. “Demons,” Imagine Dragons
5. “Let Her Go,” Passenger
6. “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Drake
7. “Sail,” Awolnation
8. “Roar,” Katy Perry
9. “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons
10. “Wake Me Up,” Avicii

Top Albums

1. “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” Eminem
2. “ARTPOP,” Lady Gaga
3. “Sail Out,” Jhene Aiko
4. “Appetite For Destruction,” Guns N Roses
5. “Sublime,” Sublime
6. “The Marshall Mathers LP,” Eminem
7. “Nothing Was The Same,” Drake
8. “The Blue Album,” Weezer
9. “Nevermind,” Nirvana
10. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde

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