The Duffster Tops the Charts
Armageddon must be around the corner. We blame Hollywood. It created the hype around this this whole teen singer-actor-dancer genre. If you can call it that. And now one of Disney's former child stars, Hilary Duff, who's like 17 and eleven-twelveths, has earned her second No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
Duff's greatest hits album Most Wanted (Hollywood Records) topped the U.S. album charts last week, selling about 208,000 copies. It debuted at No. 1 people.
Now, LAist doesn't begrudge the fans who bought the teen queen's records that much. They've probably been brainwashed anyway. But we are a little miffed that the Duffster actually has the brass cajones to issue a freakin' greatest hits album after only two -- yes count them two -- full-length albums (Metamorphosis and Hilary Duff and a few songs on her A Cinderella Story soundtrack.)
We understand that Hils has added a three new songs and three new remixes to the greatest hits collection. (You can't wait for that new version of "So Yesterday" can you?) But does she really want to amass an Olsen-twin like empire at the expense of her fans' allowances?
There's nothing we can do to stop this Billboard debacle, but we're packing our bags and heading for the hills if AFI announces a retrospective of Hilary's work: Agent Cody Banks, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Cheaper by the Dozen and A Perfect Man.