As previously reported, Rihanna scores her 12th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Diamonds." What other acts shine bright on the Hot 100 and other singles charts?
-- Christina Perri: As parent album "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2" begins at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums, "A Thousand Years, Pt. 2," featuring Steve Kazee, the set's only track available for purchase a la carte, storms Hot Digital Songs at No. 13 with 70,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. On the Hot 100, it starts at No. 67. Perri's original solo version of the swaying ballad (from the "Breaking Dawn: Part 1" soundtrack), which re-enters Hot Digital Songs at No. 21 (56,000, up 220%), reached No. 31 on the Hot 100 in February.
-- Adele: Last week in this space we wondered if sales for "Skyfall" would continue to rise following the Nov. 9 opening of the James Bond film of the same name, or if, after the buzz of the premiere, they would begin to wane. Not yet, anyway. Following the first full week after the movie's arrival, its theme song scores Greatest Gainer/Digital honors for a second week in a row, blasting 33-21 on the Hot 100. On Hot Digital Songs, it charges 10-6 (120,000, up 32%).
-- OneRepublic: It never seems to pay to dismiss a OneRepublic song on the Hot 100. "Feel Again," the lead single from the Ryan Tedder-fronted band's forthcoming third album "Native," reaches the top 40 (45-40) in its 12th week. "All the Right Moves," the first cut from its last album, 2009's "Waking Up," took 20 weeks to reach the top 40, eventually rising to No. 18 in a 34-week run. Of the group's previous five promoted singles, all have spent at least 31 weeks on the Hot 100. "Feel Again" logs a third week at its No. 9 peak to date on Adult Top 40.
-- Rod Stewart: As the format begins to undergo its annual holiday music makeover, a host of yuletide titles decorate the Adult Contemporary chart. Rod Stewart arrives at No. 18 with "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow." While the carol marks his 42nd AC entry, it's just his third seasonal hit on the survey, following "Baby, It's Cold Outside," featuring Dolly Parton (No. 2, 2004) and "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" (No. 22, 2006). Also debuting with holiday songs are Barry Manilow, whose "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (No. 22) marks his milestone 50th AC hit; Train's "Joy to the World" (No. 23); Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "Fireflies" (No. 24); Jordin Sparks' "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (No. 25); and Lady Antebellum's "A Holly Jolly Christmas" (No. 26). Train and Sparks' songs appear on "A Very Special Christmas: 25 Years Bringing Joy to the World," which rises 143-111 on the Billboard 200.
-- Queen: The band's iconic '70s anthem "We Will Rock You" returns, as "We Will Rock You VonLichten," with composer VonLichten, enters Hard Rock Digital Songs at No. 9 (5,000; while the original charts two spots lower, with 4,000). The symphonic reinvention, featuring late Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury's original vocals, accompanies CBS' NFL coverage this season.