Huzzah For James Blunt!

Sep 27th, 2007 // 2 Comments

jblunted.jpgIt’s nice to see that Nickelback aren’t the only ones getting slobbed by Billboard for scoring a chart coup today, as James Blunt “completes a notable triple on Billboard’s pan-European charts, debuting atop European Top 100 Albums with his sophomore Atlantic set ‘All the Lost Souls.’ He also starts a second week at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles and a fourth week at the summit of European Radio Airplay with “1973.” Congrats to all. (For the first time ever, Maura actually made me delete the joke that originally went here. I really didn’t think it was that mean.) [Billboard]

  1. ascot-revival

    A couple years ago when You’re Beautiful was just starting to catch on, there were some kids standing behind me at a show randomly talking about the song. One of them said, “His name is Blunt!” and they had a good chuckle at poor James’ expense. So I’m sure in the overall scheme of things, Mr. Blunt wouldn’t have minded the meaner headline that much.

  2. CarsmileSteve

    was the original one about being top of the billboard “what an annoying privileged whiney whey-faced TOSSER” chart for the 100th week?

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