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On The Charts - Music To Bash Your Head Into A Brick Wall By: Rush, Celine Dion, Maroon 5, Michael Buble, Bon Jovi, Bebel Gilberto, Tiesto

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LAist is proud to offer a weekly chart roundup of Billboard Magazine's most coveted rankings. Join us as we revel in the conventional standard of musical success. Let us cross our fingers, hoist our lighters, and dream together of the supreme resurrection of artist-driven recordings that will forever eclipse the dark cloud of big label greed, A&R sleaze and disposable audio. Amen.

Here are this week's chart toppers. Behold the #1s.
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Billboard Charts
Issue Date: May 19, 2007

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The Billboard 200 - Because Of You : Ne-Yo
The Billboard Hot 100 - Makes Me Wonder : Maroon5
Top Blues Albums - Into The Blues : Joan Armatrading
Top Classical Albums - Voice Of The Violin : Joshua Bell
Top Concert Grosses - Celine Dion : Concerts West/AEG Live
Top DVD Sales - Night At The Museum
Top Electronic Albums - Elements Of Life : Tiesto
Top Heatseekers - Writer's Block : Peter Bjorn And John
Top Independent Albums - Baby 81 : Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Top Internet Albums - Call Me Irresponsible : Michael Buble
Top Pop Catalog - Cross Road : Bon Jovi
Top Rock Albums - Snakes & Arrows : Rush
Top World Albums - Djin Djin : Angelique Kidjo
Hot Singles Recurrents - Wanted Dead Or Alive : Bon Jovi*
Middle Atlantic - Momento : Bebel Gilberto

*We'd like to thank American Idol for making this a happen... The exciting conclusion, after the jump...

Hot/Pop
The Billboard 200 - Because Of You : Ne-Yo
The Billboard Hot 100 - Makes Me Wonder : Maroon5
Top Pop Catalog - Cross Road : Bon Jovi
Hot 100 Airplay - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') : T - Pain Feat. Yung Joc
Hot 100 Recurrent Airplay - Chasing Cars : Snow Patrol
Hot Singles Recurrents - Wanted Dead Or Alive : Bon Jovi
Hot Singles Sales - Until You Come Back To Me : Crystal Dove Starring Dice Gamble
Pop 100 - Makes Me Wonder : Maroon5
Pop 100 Airplay - Cupid's Chokehold/Breakfast In America : Gym Class Heroes
Billboard Comprehensive Albums - Because Of You : Ne-Yo
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - teachme : Musiq Soulchild

Digital & Mobile
Top Digital Albums - Call Me Irresponsible : Michael Buble
Top Internet Albums - Call Me Irresponsible : Michael Buble
Hot Digital Songs - Makes Me Wonder : Maroon5
Hot Digital Tracks - Makes Me Wonder (Album Version) : Maroon5
Hot RingMasters - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') : T - Pain Featuring Yung Joc
Hot Ringtones - What Hurts The Most : Rascal Flatts

R&B / Hip-Hop
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - Because Of You : Ne-Yo
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Catalog Albums - Greatest Hits : Bone Thugs - N - Harmony
Top Rap Albums - Buck The World : Young Buck
Hot Rap Tracks - I'm A Flirt : R. Kelly (Featuring T.I. & T - Pain)
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') : T - Pain Feat. Yung Joc
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Recurrent Airplay - Be Without You : Mary J. Blige
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Recurrents - Be Without You : Mary J. Blige
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales - Until You Come Back To Me : Crystal Dove Starring Dice Gamble
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') : T - Pain Featuring Yung Joc
Hot Adult R&B Airplay - Please Don't Go : Tank
Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles - Dreamin' : Young Jeezy Featuring Keyshia Cole

Country
Top Bluegrass Albums - Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby : Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby
Top Country Albums - Crazy Ex - Girlfriend : Miranda Lambert
Top Country Catalog Albums - Feels Like Today : Rascal Flatts
Hot Country Recurrents - Beer In Mexico : Kenny Chesney
Hot Country Songs - Settlin' : Sugarland

Latin
Top Latin Albums - Historia De Un Idolo : Vicente Fernandez
Hot Latin Pop Airplay - Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo : Chayanne
Hot Latin Songs - Dimelo : Enrique Iglesias
Latin Pop Albums - Como Ama Una Mujer : Jennifer Lopez
Latin Rhythm Airplay - Impacto : Daddy Yankee Featuring Fergie
Latin Rhythm Albums - Residente O Visitante : Calle 13
Latin Tropical Airplay - Pegao : Wisin & Yandel Featuring Los Vaqueros
Latin Tropical Albums - K.O.B. : Live : Aventura
Regional Mexican Airplay - Dame Un Beso : Intocable
Regional Mexican Albums - Historia De Un Idolo : Vicente Fernandez

Rock
Top Rock Albums - Snakes & Arrows : Rush
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks - What I've Done : Linkin Park
Hot Modern Rock Tracks - What I've Done : Linkin Park

Top 40/Adult Contemporary
Hot Adult Contemporary Recurrents - Unwritten : Natasha Bedingfield
Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks - Waiting On The World To Change : John Mayer
Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks - If Everyone Cared : Nickelback
Rhythmic Top 40 - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') : T - Pain Featuring Yung Joc

Heatseekers/Independent
Top Heatseekers - Writer's Block : Peter Bjorn And John
Top Independent Albums - Baby 81 : Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Tastemakers - Snakes & Arrows : Rush
East North Central - Countrified : Emerson Drive
Middle Atlantic - Momento : Bebel Gilberto
Mountain - PunkinHed (EP) : Boondox
Northeast - PunkinHed (EP) : Boondox
Pacific - Writer's Block : Peter Bjorn And John
South Atlantic - Beat'n Down Yo Block : Unk
South Central - Beat'n Down Yo Block : Unk
West North Central - Countrified : Emerson Drive

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Dance/Electronic
Top Electronic Albums - Elements Of Life : Tiesto
Hot Dance Airplay - Cry For You : September
Hot Dance Club Play - Beautiful Liar : Beyonce & Shakira
Hot Dance Singles Sales - Every Day Is Exactly The Same : Nine Inch Nails

Classical/Jazz
Top Jazz Albums - Call Me Irresponsible : Michael Buble
Top Contemporary Jazz - Stay : Simply Red
Top Classical Albums - Voice Of The Violin : Joshua Bell
Top Classical Budget Albums - Baby Einstein : Lullaby Classics : The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra
Top Classical Crossover Albums - Siempre : Il Divo
Top Classical Midline Albums - Baby Einstein : Baby Bach : The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra

International
European Top 100 Albums - Call Me Irresponsible : Michael Buble
European Hot 100 Singles - Beautiful Liar : Beyonce & Shakira
Euro Digital Tracks - Beautiful Liar : Beyonce & Shakira

Video
Hot Videoclip Tracks - Makes Me Wonder : Maroon5
Top DVD Sales - Night At The Museum
Top Kid Video - Wonder Pets! : Save The Wonder Pets!
Top Music Video - Greatest Hits
Top VHS Sales - Yoga Conditioning For Athletes
Top Video Game Rentals - PS2 : God Of War II
Top Video Rentals - Night At The Museum
Video Sales/Health and Fitness - Dancing With The Stars : Cardio Dance
Video Sales/Recreational Sports - WWE : Ric Flair & The Four Horsemen
Billboard Comprehensive Music Videos - Greatest Hits

Additional Genres
Top Blues Albums - Into The Blues : Joan Armatrading
Top Cast Albums - Wicked : Original Broadway Cast Recording
Top Comedy Albums - Morning Constitutions : Larry The Cable Guy
Top Compilation Albums - NOW 24 : Various Artists
Top Concert Grosses - Celine Dion : Concerts West/AEG Live
Top Holiday Albums - Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas : Special Edition : Soundtrack
Top Kid Audio - High School Musical : The Concert : Various Artists
Top New Age Albums - Amarantine : Enya
Top Reggae Albums - Mind Control : Stephen Marley
Top Soundtracks - Hannah Montana : Soundtrack
Top World Albums - Djin Djin : Angelique Kidjo
Billboard Comprehensive Albums - Because Of You : Ne-Yo

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