We know D.C. Get our free newsletter to stay in the know.

Below: this year’s top-sellers at Melody Records. Glad to see Gnarls on there; chagrined to see Coldplay; not surprised to see either; curious whether any other stores were able to move the Hancock album like this.

  1. Madonna, Hard Candy
  2. Coldplay, Viva la Vida
  3. Erykah Badu, New Amerykah Part One
  4. Vampire Weekend, Vampire Weekend
  5. Portishead, Third
  6. Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Hudson
  7. Amy Winehouse, Back to Black
  8. R.E.M., Accelerate
  9. Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes
  10. Gnarls Barkley, The Odd Couple
  11. Sigur Ros, Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
  12. The Raconteurs, Consolers of the Lonely
  13. TV on the Radio: Dear Science
  14. Herbie Hancock, River: The Joni Letters
  15. Duffy, Rockferry