News

What we listen to: this week’s top downloads

What we listen to: this week’s top downloads

Photo: Associated Press

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

Recent Headlines

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Fresh
Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

Fresh
James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

in Sports

Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Fresh
Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

in National, World

ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

Updated
A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.