Pop Music

Chartbreaker: Lionel Richie bests Madonna and Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5's "Payphone" cashes in

See Also: Madonna's MDNA falls harder than Lady Gaga's Born This Way didMadonna's MDNA outsells Lionel Richie's Tuskegee (what year is this again?)

Madonna and Lionel Richie -- who would have thought that after four weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart, only Richie would remain in the top ten and, for the past two weeks, at number one. To compare, Richie's Tuskegee has claimed the top spot on the albums chart for two weeks, while Madonna's MDNA only claimed it for one and is dropping almost as fast as it arrived at the end of March.

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