Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Surprise! Adele Regains Number 1 Spot on iTunes, Coldcocks Coldplay


That didn’t last long. Coldplay‘s run at number 1 on iTunes is over, at least for now. “A Head Full of Dreams” has been coldcocked back to number 2 as guess-who regains her spot at number 1.

That would be ADELE! Surprise! Overnight the “25” album– now headed to 5 million in sales– is back at numero uno.

The whole incident, she might say, is Water under the bridge. It appears that there were people who didn’t have the album. Or her fans just stuffed the ballot box. Either way, Adele rules once more. We can all rest easy.

By the way, if anyone’s interested, Chris Isaak has a really good new album out on Vanguard Records. I bought it online yesterday. It’s called “First Comes the Night” and I’m enjoying just about every track. Squeeze also has a new CD out, although their people are keeping it very quiet. That’s the way it is now with artists from the 80s and 90s– shhhh…

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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