Week 12: It's Go Time
Race tight as competition heads to a close
LOS ANGELES, CA Friday Mar.23.2007 /FantasyMusicLeague.com/ -- We're almost at the finish line of our FML Winter season, and the race is a close one.
Stevemoose's glastonbury3 is is in the lead with a with an average weekly of $40,350,833, with Fetzmonger's Deadeye Records coming in just behind at $39,850,833. Third and fourth in line are Amarpan's Digital Roasters and roster2 at $37,962,500, and MCF's MCF Music Group comes in with an average weekly of $31,746,667.
The competition is in full swing, not only for our players but also for our artists on this week's eTracks charts.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are still holding on to their #1 spot in Alternative with their hit track "Snow", and My Chemical Romance jumping up 7 spots to hit #2 with "Famous Last Words."
The Shins are back in the top 3 with "Phantom Limb," and The Killers and Fall Out Boy round out this week's Alternative top 5.
Justin Timberlake and Beyonce Knowles are still king and queen of CHR, the stars have remained at #1 and #2, respectively. Canadian export Nickelback enjoyed a healthy boost in the charts - the "If Everyone Cared" group jumped up 6 spots to reach #3. Another Canadian star, Nelly Furtado is at #4 with "Say It Right," and Daughtry came in at #5 with the track "It's Not Over" off the self-titled debut album.
This week's Country charts were quiet as a mouse, with American Idol alum Carrie Underwood still holding on strong to her #1 spot with "Wasted." Trace Adkins and Rodney Atkins are at #2 and #3, and Brooks & Dunn and Gary Allan round out the top 5.
Justin Timberlake tops Hot AC once again this week with "What Goes Around." The Fray and Nickelback each hopped up 2 spots to hit #2 and #3, and John Mayer and Red Hot Chili Peppers are at #4 and #5, respectively.
Beyonce Knowles has taken over duties as top dog on the Urban charts - "Irreplaceable" is at #1 this week, with fellow 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Hudson at #2 with "And I Am Telling You" off the "Dreamgirls" soundtrack. Akon is at #3 with "I Wanna Love You," and Robin Thicke and Ludacris make up the rest of the Urban top 5.
Artists making their NMC debut this week are Crime Mob (Urban #20), Gym Class Heroes (CHR #14), Jennifer Hudson (Urban #2), and TV on the Radio (Alternative #17).
Remember, if you want to win the game, you have to play the game....tap into the mogul within and sign up now for the FML Spring Season. Register for the Open, Mini, and Private Leagues to win cash and cool prizes like video iPods, iPod Shuffles, iTunes gift cards and FML logo'd T-shirts.
To sign up, check out the 'Register for Spring 2007' link on your My Labels page. Use that to get connected for next season. If you already have a Label, you can register your current label, start a new one, or both! During the last week of this season your My Labels page will have a section 'Spring 2007 Setup' for your Open League Labels. Make sure to take advantage of unlimited Artist Switches to get your Spring 2007 label's total value below $70,000,000 (or we'll do it for you, and no one wants that).
Good luck to all our players out there...see you week 13!
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