<p>Macklemore &amp; Ryan Lewis</p>

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops Billboard Hot 100 for fourth week

Static chart sees little movement in the top half

It’s a mighty static week on the Billboard Hot 100 with the top six titles remaining in place, but that doesn’t mean there’s not some action bubbling under.

To recap: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s “Thrift Shop” featuring Wanz holds at No. 1 for the fourth week.
The next five places also stay the same: former No. 1 “Locked Out Of Heaven,” from Bruno Mars is No. 2, Will.I.Am and Britney Spears’ “Scream & Shout” is No. 3, the Lumineers’ “Ho Hey” is No. 4, Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble” is No. 5 and Swedish House Mafia’s “Don’t You Worry Child” featuring John Martin is No. 6.

Maroon 5’s “Daylight” shines through galloping 14-7, following the band’s performance of the song (with Alicia Keys) on the Feb. 10 Grammy Awards to mark the group’s seventh No. 10 hit.

Similarly Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” featuring Jay-Z also sees a nice post-Grammy bounce, rising 13-8. The song debuted at No. 84, then soared to No. 4, then dropped to No. 13 for the past two weeks.

Although he didn’t perform the song on the Grammys, Mars’ “When I Was Your Man” leaps 22-9, giving Mars two songs in the top 10. Think radio doesn’t love him? He’s the first male artist to have top songs in the top 10 as a lead act since, well, himself, when he did so with “Grenade” and “Just The Way You Are” in December 2010, according to Billboard.

The Grammy-absent Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj fall 7-10 with “Beauty and a Beat.”

Though the Grammy bounce has already registered for a number of songs, next week is when the chart will reflect the full impact of the Grammy Awards.

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<p>The Civil Wars</p>

The Civil Wars

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Listen: New Civil Wars song, 'Long Time Gone'

Tune is part of 14-song documentary soundtrack with T Bone Burnett

The Civil Wars and T Bone Burnett have collaborated on a new film, following their Grammy-winning “Hunger Games” collaboration, “Safe & Sound” (with Taylor Swift), which snagged the award for best song written for visual media at Sunday night’s awards.

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<p>Tom Petty</p>

Tom Petty

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Kings of Leon, The Shins, Tom Petty to headline Hangout Music Fest

Ellie Goulding and the Roots also on Gulf Shores bill

Kings of Leon, The Shins, Tom Petty, Passion Pit, Public Enemy and Kendrick Lamar are among the top acts playing The fourth Hangout Music Fest.

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<p>Mumford &amp;&nbsp;Sons celebrate their two Grammy wins backstage.</p>

Mumford & Sons celebrate their two Grammy wins backstage.

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Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, Rihanna see Grammy Awards sales bump

Performing acts and winners garner immediate gains

We’ll have a better read tomorrow after the official Nielsen SoundScan numbers are in, but it looks like Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange” may be the big winner from Sunday night’s Grammy Awards.

Even though the Contemporary Urban R&B album winner’s performance of “Forrest Gump” received only lukewarm reviews (Ocean later tweeted that he couldn’t hear his keyboards), Billboard reports that the albums sales could be up as much as 120% over the previous week.

Even an album like Mumford & Sons’ “Babel,” which is still in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200, is getting a big boost after winning album of the year. The track could receive as much as a 50% boost to 55,000 copies, up from 36,000 copies this week.

The biggest digital gainer by the actual numbers looks to be the Lumineers’ “Ho Hey,” which will sell up to 140,000 downloads this week, up 17%. By percentage, look for fun’s “Carry On” to be up 131% over the previous week’s downloads and song of the year winner “We Are Young” to soar 150 to 50,000. Rihanna’s new single “Stay” looks like it see gains of 200% to 65,000, and Miguel’s “Adorn” will also be up 200% to 40,000.

As Grammy watchers know, a performance traditionally does more to move sales along than a win.

It’s important to note that SoundScan closes at midnight Sunday night, so the biggest gains will register next week after a full week of -post Grammy sales. Plus, next week’s numbers will also include Valentine’s Day, which has turned into a tent pole day for album sales.

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Watch: Paramore's new video for 'Now'
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Watch: Paramore's new video for 'Now'

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Love is a battlefield

Love conquers all. I know that’s the message I’m supposed to take away from Paramore’s new video for “Now,” but I just wanted it to be over. Besides, don’t they know that love is a battlefield?

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<p>Churchill</p>

Churchill

Exclusive: Churchill headed into studio with Killers' producer Brendan O' Brien

'Change' band also writing with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, see behind-the-scenes footage

Churchill’s Tim Bruns had quite the Christmas Eve. His best present wasn’t under the tree, it was a phone call from producer Brendan O’Brien, who had heard the band’s music and wanted to work with them.

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Blake Shelton's new album, 'Based on a True Story,' comes out March 26

Blake Shelton's new album, 'Based on a True Story,' comes out March 26

Watch the new video for first single, 'Sure Be Cool If You Did,' now

When Blake Shelton released new single “Sure Be Cool If You Did” late last year, it seemed sure that a new album was to follow. And, sure enough, on March 26, “The Voice” mentor will release “Based On A True Story.”

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<p>Justin Timberlake performs at his post-Grammy concert at the Hollywood Palladium.</p>

Justin Timberlake performs at his post-Grammy concert at the Hollywood Palladium.

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Listen: Justin Timberlake's reflective new song, 'Mirrors'

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Is it TMI about his romance with now-wife Jessica Biel?

Justin Timberlake’s grown up. On new track “Mirrors,” released today as the follow-up single to “Suit & Tie,” he is completely and utterly in love, but he admits it took him some time to get there.

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<p>Mumford and Sons celebrate their best album win backstage at the 55th Grammy Awards.</p>

Mumford and Sons celebrate their best album win backstage at the 55th Grammy Awards.

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Why Mumford & Sons didn't expect to win the album of the year Grammy

How it feels to have fans like Eddie Vedder and Johnny Depp

LOS ANGELES - By the time the presentation for album of the year came around at the end of the Grammy Awards, Mumford & Sons had long given up any notion that they might win, despite the fact that most critics had predicted “Babel” would take home the prize.

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<p>Kelly Clarkson accepts the Grammy for best pop vocal album.</p>

Kelly Clarkson accepts the Grammy for best pop vocal album.

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Five awards the Grammy voters got wrong

From best new artist to best solo pop, who deserved to win

LOS ANGELES - Unlike last year when it was clear that Adele would sweep the Grammys, deservedly so, this year's race was much harder to call. Even so, as the night unfurled, it seems clear that some calls were a little off base. Here are five categories where the Grammy voters picked a worthy candidate, but not the best one. There were no major gaffes this year, but there was certainly room for improvement.

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