Mayer tumbles out of top spot

John Mayer (Reuters files)

John Mayer (Reuters files)

Marianne Dowling, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:57 PM ET

John Mayer’s "Born and Raised" has been lowered considerably this week after a two-week stay at the top of the charts.

The singer-songwriter, who recently revealed embarrassment over ex Taylor Swift’s breakup song, has more reason to be sore after his latest album slips down to the fifth spot.

Adele’s sophomore album "21", a permanent fixture in the top 10 list since its release in January 2011, takes over No. 1 yet again with sales of 6,700, according to Nielsen SoundScan. To date, it has sold over 1.2 million copies in Canada.

"Mixmania 3", an album from a Quebec reality TV musical, debuts in second place with 6,500 units, edging out boy band One Direction’s "Up All Night" (5,700) at No. 3.

Country star Alan Jackson and all-around Canadian music hero Neil Young (along with Crazy Horse) debuted albums this week, with Jackson’s "Thirty Miles West" making it in to No. 4 and Young ‘s "Americana" landing in at No. 6.

Rounding out the bottom of the charts is Carrie Underwood’s "Blown Away" at No. 7, compilation album Now Dance 3 at No. 8, Gotye’s "Making Mirrors" in ninth place and "Little Broken Hearts" by Norah Jones in at No. 10.

Across the border, Adele rules the American charts again, beating out Alan Jackson in second place. The Beach Boys’ "That's Why God Made the Radio" debuts at No. 3, Neil Young claims the No. 4 spot and Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. rounds out the top five with "Live From the Underground".

 


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