Billboard Charts Prove Favorable for Susan Boyle & GLEE
British singer Susan Boyle and Glee's newest addition, Darren Criss, are the frontrunners for Billboard's top charts this week. The Gift, Boyle's new album, which has sold 318,000 copies so far, currently sits at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Glee's rendition of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream," showcasing lead vocals from Criss, sold 214,000 copies, putting the song at the top of Billboard's Digital Songs chart.
Gleeks who are excitedly awaiting the release of Glee: The Music, Volume 4, which is set for debut November 30, will also be happy to know that "Teenage Dream" has been added to the list of 17 other songs made popular throughout the current season. Gwyneth Paltrow and other guest stars will join the series' favorites on the CD: Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Amber Riley, Jayma Mays, Naya Rivera, Chord Overstreet, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Jenna Ushkowitz, Dianna Agron, and Mark Salling.
Other chart toppers this week include Bon Jovi and Reba McEntire, placing both fifth and seventh on the Billboard 200 chart, with 88,000 copies for Bon Jovi's Greatest Hits and 64,000 copies for McEntire's All The Women I Am.
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