The Billboard 200:
-- Mumford & Sons, Avett Brothers, Bob Dylan: As detailed in yesterday's morning story about the Billboard 200, Mumford & Sons has the highest-ranking album impacted by the Feb. 13 Grammy Awards. Its "Sigh No More" rallies 11-2 (49,000; up 99%). On the show, the group performed in a special segment with Avett Brothers and Bob Dylan in a salute to acoustic music. A bevy of albums see gains this week thanks to the Grammys, including at least nine albums in the top 20.
-- The Beatles: The fab four's Cirque du Soleil companion album "Love" re-enters the tally at No. 37 (15,000; up 841%) after it made its digital bow last week on iTunes. It's up 841% in overall sales. On Digital Albums, it debuts at No. 3 (12,000 downloads).
-- Michael Jackson: Michael Jackson's "Number Ones" was clearly the beneficiary of the post-Super Bowl "Glee" episode featuring his music. This week his sales are up by 71%, moving up 43 spots to No. 70. (Its leap is the third-largest on the tally.) The Super Bowl episode, which aired on Feb. 6, featured a much-hyped rendention of the album's "Thriller," while two days later, another installment of "Glee" included "P.Y.T." (which is not on the album).
-- Bob Marley: After a handsome entry last week at No. 14 with "Live Forever," Marley drops like a rock -- with the chart's largest positional fall -- to No. 101 (7,000; down 71%). Its significant decline is owed to not just a drop in sales, but a very busy chart ahead of it. Had the title come out a week earlier, and sales dropped to 7,000 last week, it would have ranked around No. 70 instead of No. 101.
-- Elton John: The Rocket Man's hits collection of the same name benefits (up 179%, re-entering at No. 117) from an iTunes Valentine's Day promotion (as does Pink at No. 5; up 61%). "Rocket" also rises thanks to Elton John's hits scoring the just-released film "Gnomeo & Juliet."
-- Maroon 5: The band's new "iTunes Sessions" set, which debuts at No. 148 (5,000), sparks renewed interest in its most recent studio album, "Hands All Over," which rises 124-97 (7,000; up 52%).
The Billboard Hot 100:
-- Lady Gaga: To recap the milestone news previously reported, "Born This Way" makes history as the 1,000th leading song in the list's 52-year history by debuting at No. 1. With opening-week digital sales of 448,000, "Born" starts atop Hot Digital Songs with the largest debut sum for a female artist (and third-largest starting total overall), according to Nielsen SoundScan. The song soars in at No. 6 on Hot 100 Airplay with a first-week audience of 78.5 million, according to Nielsen BDS, marking the highest bow and opening airplay figure for a song since the tally began incorporating all radioformats in December 1998. Notably, "Born" rewrites airplay and digital history after just five days of availability at radio and three days at online retailers.
-- Pink: "F**kin' Perfect" dips 4-5 on the Hot 100, although it claims Airplay Gainer honors, jumping 16-12 on Radio Songs (68 million, up 22%).
-- Cee Lo Green: After Green's performances on the Grammy Awards (with Gwyneth Paltrow and puppets), "F**k You (Forget You)" rises 16-7, besting its previous No. 9 peak in December. As it bounds 12-6 on Hot Digital Songs (148,000, up 55%), it's likely to sustain momentum next week following a full week of Grammy-prompted sales.
-- Rihanna: Soaring 33-8, "S&M" scores Greatest Gainer/Digital honors for a second consecutive week (145,000 downloads, up 93%). It also lifts the singer past Ludacris for most Hot 100 top 10s (18) since 2000.
-- Dr. Dre: His "I Need a Doctor" takes a predictable second-week drop down the list, following its big opening last week on both the Hot 100 and Digital Songs lists. It falls from No. 5 to No. 32 on the Hot 100 and tumbles 1-14 on Digital Songs (104,000; down 54%). The song could stage a comeback next week, after a full week's worth of impact is felt from the song's performance on the Grammy Awards.
-- "Glee" Cast: Joining Lady Gaga's headlines in an historic week for the Hot 100, the TV troupe from the smash Fox TV series "Glee" rewrites the record for most charted songs by an act in the list's 52-year archives. With six debuts, the "Glee" cast has placed 113 songs on the chart, besting Elvis Presley's 108 chart entries logged between the survey's inception in 1958 and 2003. (The King's career predates the Hot 100's launch; Presley scaled various Hot 100 predecessor song charts beginning in 1956).
A remake of Katy Perry's recent Hot 100 No. 1 "Firework" represents the "Glee" cast's highest debuting title this week (No. 34). The song premiered on the Feb. 8 episode, "Silly Love Longs." With nine titles currently on the Hot 100, the "Glee" cast charts its most songs in a single week, besting the eight cuts it placed on the Dec. 18, 2010, chart.
-- Jana Kramer: The cast member of the CW's "One Tree Hill" premiered her debut single, "I Won't Give Up," on the series' Feb. 8 episode. The cut starts at No. 6 on Country Digital Songs (41,000) and No. 75 on the Hot 100. -- My Chemical Romance: "Sing," the No. 2 song on the Alternative radio airplay tally, starts at No. 92 on the Hot 100. A bump for the band's version could be expected next week when it's joined on the Hot 100 by the "Glee" cast's cover, which premiered on the Feb. 15 episode.