Friday, January 30, 2009

One Last Bit of Housekeeping from 2008

Before we get too far into 2009, there's one final 2008 nugget I want to share. It's the Top 20 albums from Billboard's 200 and the Top 20 singles from Billboard's Hot 100.

The Billboard 200
1. As I Am, Alicia Keys. MBK/J/RMG.
2. Noel, Josh Groban. 143/Reprise/Warner Bros.
3. Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne. Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG.
4. Long Road Out of Eden, Eagles. ERC.
5. Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift. Big Machine.
6. Rock N Roll Jesus, Kid Rock. Top Dog/Atlantic/AG.
7. Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, Coldplay. Capitol.
8. Now 26. Various artists. EMI/Sony BMG Strategic Marketing Group/Universal/Zomba/Capitol.
9. Carnival Ride, Carrie Underwood. 19/Arista/Arista Nashville/RMG/RMG/SBN.
10. The Ultimate Hits, Garth Brooks. Pearl.
11. Hannah Montana 2 (Soundtrack)/Meet Miley Cyrus, Miley Cyrus. Hollywood/Walt Disney.
12. Growing Pains, Mary J. Blige. Matriarch/Geffen/IGA.
13. Exclusive, Chris Brown. Jive/Zomba.
14. Sleep Through the Static, Jack Johnson. Brushfire/UMRG.
15. Black Ice, AC/DC. Columbia/Sony Music.
16. Death Magnetic, Metallica. Warner Bros.
17. Jonas Brothers, Jonas Brothers. Hollywood.
18. Coco, Colbie Caillat. Universal Republic/UMRG.
19. Spirit, Leona Lewis. SYCO/J/RMG.
20. High School Musical 2. Soundtrack. Walt Disney.

The Billboard Hot 100
1. Low, Flo Rida featuring T-Pain. Poe Boy/Atlantic.
2. Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis. SYCO/J/RMG.
3. No One, Alicia Keys. MBK/J/RMG.
4. Lollipop, Lil Wayne featuring Static Major. Cash Money/Universal Motown.
5. Apologize, Timbaland featuring OneRepublic. Mosley/Blackground/Interscope.
6. No Air, Jordin Sparks duet with Chris Brown. 19/Jive/Zomba.
7. Love Song, Sara Bareilles. Epic.
8. Love In This Club, Usher featuring Young Jeezy. LaFace/Zomba.
9. With You, Chris Brown. Jive/Zomba.
10. Forever, Chris Brown. Jive/Zomba.
11. Sexy Can I, Ray J & Yung Berg. Knockout/DEJA 34/Epic/Koch.
12. Take a Bow, Rihanna. SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG.
13. Viva La Vida, Coldplay. Capitol.
14. I Kissed a Girl, Katy Perry. Capitol.
15. Whatever You Like, T.I. Grand Hustle/Atlantic.
16. Disturbia, Rihanna. SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG.
17. Don't Stop the Music, Rihanna. SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG.
18. Pocketful of Sunshine, Natasha Bedingfield. Phonogenic/Epic.
19. Kiss Kiss, Chris Brown featuring T-Pain. Jive/Zomba.
20. Closer, Ne-Yo. Def Jam/IDJMG.