Week 8: Bonus Time!
Platinum artists are revealed
LOS ANGELES, CA Friday May.25.2007 /FantasyMusicLeague.com/ -- It's week 8 of our FML competition, and the eTracks charts have finally seemed to steady themselves after last week's upheaval, just in time to announce our Platinum bonuses!
Carrie Underwood is our #1 earner, she takes in $4,350,000, Fall Out Boy is next with $3,560,000, Daughtry came in 3rd with $3,160,000, Justin Timberlake came in at #4 with $3,020,000,. and Nickelback snagged the 5th spot with $2,680,000.
Now onto our charts...
Nine Inch Nails has secured the #1 spot once again on the Alternative chart with the hit single "Survivialism." (I have a feeling this is only the first of many).
Back at #2 is Fall Out Boy with Thnks "Fr Th Mmrs." Our #3 spot goes once again to Good Charlotte, and back at #4 are Sick Puppies with "All The Same." Finally, The Killers managed to take it up a notch and make it into this week's top 5.
Our top CHR artists are also giving a repeat of last week's performance. Carrie Underwood is still at #1 with Before He Cheats," Daughtry is back at #2, Justin Timberlake holds steady at #3 with "What Goes Around," and Avril Lavigne is still hanging at #4 with "Girlfriend." Rounding out the top 5 is Beyonce Knowles, who jumped up 4 spots with her single "Beautiful Liar (Bello Embustero)."
The pattern continues with our Country charts. Carrie Underwood hasn't budged from her #1 spot, this time for the single "Wasted." Billy Currington maintained his #2 spot with "Good Directions," Dierks Bentley has stayed right where he was last week with "Long Trip Alone," and Rascal Flatts is back at #4 with "Stand." Finally, Emerson Drive took a 4 spot jump to squeeze into this week's top 5 with the single "Moments."
Hot AC breaks the streak with a little shift on this week's charts. Carrie Underwood rose up a notch to hit #1 with "Before He Cheats," switching places with Avril Lavigne who is now our #2 gal. Justin Timberlake stayed right where he was with "What Goes Around," Daughtry shot up 5 spots to reach #4, and Gwen Stefani is in 5th pcae with "The Sweet Escape."
Timbaland still reigns supreme on the Urban charts with the smash hit "Give it To Me," Robin Thicke came up 2 spots this week, landing the "Lost Without U" in 2nd place. Fergie took a small dip, coming in at #3 this week with "Glamorous," and so did Akon who came in at #4 with "Don't Matter." Our 5th spot goes to Beyonce Knowles, this time for her single "Get Me Bodied." And let's welcome Musiq Soulchild to the NMC. The R&B artist has debuted at #17 with "Buddy."
In our Open League standings, Stevemoose and I Luv FML!!! are at the top with an average weekly of 37,553,750, Utop is in 3rd with $34,430,000, magicman in 4th with an average of $33,151,250, and finally in 5th place is MusicManiac with $32,025,000.
See you week 9, until then, happy playing!
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