Top 5 Albums & Singles – April 4, 2013

This week’s Top 5 albums and digital singles!

Top 5 Albums
1. Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
2. Lil’ Wayne – I Am Not A Human Being II
3. Blake Shelton – Based On A True Story
4. One Republic – Native
5. Alan Jackson – Precious Memories: Vol II

While there are 6 new entries in the top ten this week, Justin Timberlake maintains the #1 spot with his album The 20/20 Experience and scanning 318,000 this week. With other notable big-name franchise artists debuting this week, Justin’s demonstrates that he’s the marquee pop artist even after a 7 year hiatus.

Lil Wayne makes a respectable debut at #2 with I Am Not A Human Being II which is his fifth straight top two debut with his last being The Carter IV. Country music’s icon, Blake Shelton, releases his latest album Based On A True Story and narrowly misses scanning 200,000 units. One Republic lands at #4 with their latest album Native which is their follow-up to their 2009 album Waking Up. Alan Jackson debuts his new album Precious Memories II and rounds out the top 5 albums this week.

Notable debuts incude Depeche Mode’s Delta Machine, The Strokes’s Come Down Machine and Dido’s Girl Who Got Away.

Top 5 Singles
1. P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – Just Give Me A Reason
2. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz – Thrift Shop
3. Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
4. Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man
5. Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay

This week returns with a 1-2 punch from P!nk – her 2nd week at the top spot with “Just Give Me A Reason.” “Thrift Shop” finishes the combo maintaining its position at #2. Imagine Dragons rises from 8-3 with their single “Radioactive” while Bruno Mars maintains the #4 position with “When I Was Your Man.” Rihanna shows her staying power by rounding out the Top 5 with her Mikky Ekko assisted ballad “Stay.”

Droppin’ What, Bombs On Em’… – @djraize