International top tracks: Adele overtakes Radiohead in the top spot

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English singer-songwriter Adele overtakes British rock band Radiohead in the top slot on the Last.fm singles charts the week of March 6 with her track "Rolling in the Deep." Radiohead's hit "Lotus Flower" drops to second place, while pop star Lady Gaga climbs seven slots into third place with her track "Born This Way."

Adele's chart-topper "Rolling in the Deep" had 37,737 listeners this week, jumping eight slots into the number one position. The track is from her sophomore effort, 21, which first released on January 24 in the UK and peaked at number one in nine countries.

All eight tracks from Radiohead's self-released and eighth album, The King of Limbs, maintain top spots in the chart. "Lotus Flower" had 36,754 listeners this week (a drop from last week's 49,635 listeners). "Codex" drops two positions into fourth place with 31,642 listeners, while "Bloom" drops to fifth with 30,523 listeners.

Last.fm's top tracks for March 6 through 13:

1. Adele - "Rolling in the Deep" (37,737 listeners) (+8)
2. Radiohead - "Lotus Flower" (36,754 listeners) (-1)
3. Lady Gaga - "Born This Way" (35,188 listeners) (+7)
4. Radiohead - "Codex" (31,642 listeners) (-2)
5. Radiohead - "Bloom" (30,523 listeners) (-2)
6. Radiohead - "Little by Little" (29,776 listeners) (-1)
7. Radiohead - "Morning Mr. Magpie" (29,616 listeners) (-3)
8. Radiohead - " Give Up the Ghost" (27,682 listeners) (-1)
9. Radiohead - "Feral" (27,672 listeners) (-3)
10. Radiohead - "Separator" (27,312 listeners) (-2)

Last.fm claims more than 40 million active users based in more than 200 countries. Available in 12 languages, the site's radio service is free for desktop computer users in the UK, the US, and Germany; mobile devices require a subscription of €3 a month to stream music.

Using a system called "scrobbling," Last.fm's charts measure everything its users listen to through the Last.fm website as well as hundreds of other music sites and services, including iTunes, Spotify, and The Hype Machine.

http://www.last.fm

Watch Adele's "Rolling in the Deep": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYEDA3JcQqw

 

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