The High School Musical soundtrack may be the top-selling album of 2006 in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, but among iTunes downloaders the, recording from the hit Disney made-for-TV movie didn't even make the top 5.

In a report of its top 10 albums and tracks of the year, Apple Computer says the Fray's "How To Save A Life" (Epic) was its biggest selling bundle. John Mayer's "Continuum" (Columbia) and the soundtrack to "Curious George" from Jack Johnson & Friends (Universal) ranked second and third, respectively. High School Musical placed eighth.

Among singles, Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" (Warner Bros.) was the top-selling track of the year, followed by Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" (Geffen), and James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" (Atlantic). The Fray, James Blunt, Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley all claimed spots on both year-end charts.

Apple didn't disclose sales figures. This is the first year the company is breaking out its best selling albums and tracks.

The full lists are as follows:

Top 10 Tracks
1. Daniel Powter -- "Bad Day"
2. Nelly Furtado -- "Promiscuous"
3. James Blunt -- "You're Beautiful"
4. Gnarls Barkley -- "Crazy"
5. Sean Paul -- "Temperature"
6. Justin Timberlake -- "Sexyback"
7. The Fray -- "Over My Head (Cable Car)"
8. Shakira -- "Hips Don't Lie"
9. Natasha Bedingfield -- "Unwritten"
10. Chamillionaire -- "Ridin'"


Top 10 Albums
1. The Fray -- "How To Save A Life"
2. John Mayer -- "Continuum"
3. Jack Johnson & Friends -- "Curious George"
4. James Blunt -- "Back To Bedlam"
5. Justin Timberlake -- "Futuresex/LoveSounds"
6. Red Hot Chili Peppers -- "Stadium Arcadium"
7. Dixie Chicks -- "Taking The Long Way"
8. High School Musical -- "Soundtrack"
9. Panic! At the Disco -- "Fever You Can't Sweat Out"
10. Gnarls Barkley -- "St. Elsewhere"

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