Top 10 USA album downloads chart // 26th March 2012

USA Albums chart – Top 10 published on Monday 26th March 2012 according to iTunes downloads data:

1
Artist: Various Artists
Album: The Hunger Games (Songs from District 12 and Beyond) iTunes Download
Genre: Soundtrack
Label Copyright:
Universal Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc. Fan reviews:
This is an absolutely amazingly gorgeous collection of songs and artists. These songs are perfect for the feel and emotions of the Hunger Games books and hopefully movie>
2
Artist: ADELE
Album: 21 iTunes Download
Genre: Pop
Label Copyright:
XL Recordings Ltd
3
Artist: The Shins
Album: Port of Morrow iTunes Download
Genre: Alternative
Label Copyright:
Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment
4
Artist: Madonna
Album: MDNA (Deluxe Version) iTunes Download
Genre: Pop
Label Copyright:
Boy Toy, Inc. Exclusively licensed to Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. Exclusively licensed to Interscope Records
5
Artist: One Direction
Album: Up All Night (Deluxe Version) iTunes Download
Genre: Pop
Label Copyright:
Simco Limited under exclusive licence to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
6
Artist: Fun.
Album: Some Nights iTunes Download
Genre: Alternative
Label Copyright:
Fueled By Ramen, LLC for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Following the Format’s breakup in 2008, frontman Nate Ruess took his songwriting skills to Steel Train’s Jack Antonoff and Anathallo’s Andrew Dost, both of whom shared a similar affinity for vintage pop music and quirky, melodic hooks.  

7
Artist: Gotye
Album: Making Mirrors iTunes Download
Genre: Alternative
Label Copyright:
Samples ‘N’ Seconds Records Pty Ltd under exclusive license to Universal Republic Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
8
Artist: Odd Future
Album: The OF Tape, Vol. 2 iTunes Download
Genre: Hip Hop/Rap
Label Copyright:
Odd Future LLC

As of early 2012, while the OF Tape, Vol. 2 was seeing release, the wild hip-hop collective called Odd Future had significantly “got real” twice in their career, once with Frank Ocean’s rather traditional mixtape Nostalgia and once with the Internet’s debut album Purple Naked Ladies.  

9
Artist: The Used
Album: Vulnerable (Deluxe Version) iTunes Download
Genre: Alternative
Label Copyright:
Anger Music Group, under exclusive license to Hopeless Records, Inc.

The members of the Used had to overcome poverty, homelessness, and substance abuse, not to mention the straitlaced attitudes of their hometown of Orem, Utah, to bring their screamo-tinged brand of post-hardcore to life.  

10
Artist: Various Artists
Album: Project X (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) iTunes Download
Genre: Soundtrack
Label Copyright:
WaterTower Music

The audio companion to the film about hard-partying teenagers, Project X Soundtrack plays more like a throwdown-inspiring mixtape, loaded with rambunctious tracks to set the tone at your next rager.  

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