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What we listen to: this week’s top downloads

What we listen to: this week’s top downloads

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

iTunes’ most downloaded albums:
1. “Bangerz ,” Miley Cyrus
2. “The Quarterback (Music From the TV Series) — EP,” Glee Cast
3. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
4. “My Name Is My Name,” Pusha T
5. “Nothing Was the Same,” Drake
6. “Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!,” Panic! At the Disco
7. “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2,” Justin Timberlake
8. “Frame By Frame,” Cassadee Pope
9. “Monsters in the Closet,” Mayday Parade
10. “The Paradigm Shift,” Korn

Google Play most downloaded songs:
1. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
2. “Rap God,” Eminem
3. “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Drake
4. “Roar,” Katy Perry
5. “Wake Me Up!,’ Avicii
6. “Holy Grail,” Jay Z
7. “Survival,” Eminem
8. “Wrecking Ball,” Miley Cyrus
9. “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons
10. “Berzerk,” Eminem

Google Play’s most downloaded albums:
1. “Lightning Bolt,” Pearl Jam
2. “Sublime,” Sublime
3. “Step Brothers Two,” Starlito
4. “Nothing Was The Same,” Drake
5. “Beast,” Rob Bailey and The Hustle
6. “Take Care,” Drake
7. “Pure Heroine,” Lorde
8. “My Name Is My Name,” Pusha T
9. “Nevermind,” Nirvana
10. “Magpie and The Dandelion,” Avett Brothers

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