April 29, 2010
Madonna is back on top as “The Power of Madonna” soundtrack from the hit tv show “Glee” jumps into the No. 1 slot on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart.
According to Billboard, the “Glee” cast’s version of Madonna’s l989 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit, “Like a Prayer” was the biggest selling individual track from the show last week, debuting at No. l0 on the Digital Songs chart with 87,000 downloads sold. “Prayer“ debuted today at No. 27 on Billboard’s Hot l00 singles chart.
“I’m thrilled to be Number One.. It’s such an honor. It makes me want to go back into the studio and write more songs,” commented the Material Girl.
The Material Girl’s catalogue sales have also surged this week. The appropriately titled, “Celebration" re-enters Billboard 200 at No. 85 – up 219%. All told, Madonna’s catalogue of albums saw a 44% jump in sales with “4 Minutes” and “Like a Prayer” gaining sales of l83% and 267% consecutively.
Rumors continue to circulate about the possibility of another episode of “Glee” filled with Madonna songs but this has yet to be confirmed by the Madonna camp.