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What we listen to: top downloads this week

What we listen to: top downloads this week

PLAY LIST: The week's top downloads. Photo: Associated Press

A look at the most popular digital downloads on iTunes and Google Play.

iTunes most downloaded songs:
1. “Royals,” Lorde
2. “Roar,” Katy Perry
3. “Wrecking Ball,” Miley Cyrus
4. “Wake Me Up,” Avicii
5. “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Drake
6. “Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake),” Jay Z
7. “Berzerk,” Eminem
8. “Applause,” Lady Gaga
9. “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?),” Ylvis
10. “Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J),”Katy Perry

iTunes most downloaded albums:

1. “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2,” Justin Timberlake
2. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
3. “Nothing Was the Same,” Drake
4. “Bangerz,” Miley Cyrus
5. “Days Are Gone,” HAIM
6. “Mechanical Bull,” Kings of Leon
7. “PRISM,” Katy Perry
8. “We Are Young & Free (Live),” Hillsong Young & Free
9. “True,” Avicii
10. “The 20/20 Experience — The Complete Experience,” Justin Timberlake

Google Play’s most downloaded songs:
1. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
2. “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Drake
3. “Holy Grail,” Jay Z
4. “Roar,” Katy Perry
5. “Wrecking Ball,” Miley Cyrus
6. “WakeMe Up!,” Avicii
7. “That’s My Kind of Night,” Luke Bryan
8. “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons
9. “Berzerk,” Eminem
10. “Sail,” Awolnation

Google Play’s most downloaded albums:

1. “My Name is My Name,” Pusha T
2. “Bangerz,” Miley Cyrus
3. “Nothing Was the Same,” Drake
4. “Take Care (Deluxe)” Drake
5. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
6. “Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!,” Panic! At the Disco
7. “The Paradigm Shift,” Korn
8. “My Life,” Mary J. Blige
9. “Back To Black,” Amy Winehouse
10. “Hail to the King,” Avenged Sevenfold
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