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On The Charts - I Swear She Looks Like Axl Rose: Avril Lavigne, Bruce Hornsby, Joshua Bell, Tiesto, Nightwatchman, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Aerosmith, Maroon 5

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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 12, 2007

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The Billboard 200 - The Best Damn Thing : Avril Lavigne
The Billboard Hot 100 - Makes Me Wonder : Maroon5
Top Bluegrass Albums - Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby
Top Classical Albums - Voice Of The Violin : Joshua Bell
Top Concert Grosses - Aerosmith, Evanescence : CIE
Top Country Albums - Some Hearts : Carrie Underwood
Top Electronic Albums - Elements Of Life : Tiesto
Top Heatseekers - Stay With Me : Norman Brown
Top Independent Albums - We're About The Business : Chuck Brown
Top Pop Catalog - Closer : Josh Groban
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Catalog Albums - Greatest Hits : Bone Thugs -N- Harmony
Top Rock Albums - Year Zero : Nine Inch Nails
Top Soundtracks - Hannah Montana : Soundtrack
Top Video Game Rentals - PS2 : God Of War II
Hot Dance Airplay - Read My Mind : The Killers
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks - What I've Done : Linkin Park
Hot Singles Sales - Brianstorm : Arctic Monkeys
Pacific - One Man Revolution : The Nightwatchman

Rod, tell them what they've won...