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Miguel Dominates R&B Airplay Chart

Published: Wednesday 2nd Jan 2013 by David

There’s no doubt about it, if 2013 is half as successful for Miguel as 2012 was, he’s well on his way to becoming R&B’s leading male contender.

Watching his latest LP ‘Kaleidoscope Dream‘ sell at a more consistent rate than Frank Ocean‘s ‘Channel Orange‘, the ‘Adorn’ singer- with heavy backing from his label- seems well on his way to ‘Beyonce-ing’ his field, despite forthcoming competition from Roc Nation‘s Elijah Blake.

Now find out why radio listeners have found both he and his ‘Dream’ inescapable below…

Beating releases by Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and Keyshia Cole to the top spot, the singer’s ‘Adorn‘ now sits atop Billboard’s R&B/Hip Hop airplay chart, enjoying more radio spins than any other urban release in the last week.

Marking his latest run atop the competitive tally, the star’s heavy radio presence might be the driving force behind the steady sales of its supporting album, which now boast sales of over 200,000 units moved since September 2012.

Impressive, considering numbers pulled by other acts in his genre, and taking into account that ‘Adorn’ has been available since February 2012. Meanwhile, 20 spots below him comes Rihanna‘s latest urban effort ‘Pour It Up’, which stands as this week’s greatest gainer after being sent to radio to push its supporting album, ‘Unapologetic’.

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  1. Fresh Navi January 2, 2013

    I Just Cant at how Pour It up Will Slayyyyyyy!

    Strip Club Anthem!

    Wont be the 13th #1 tho…

    i think right now will be though 😀

    #Unappologetic

    Elite Shii

    • ☠RIHANNA TITANIC ☠ January 2, 2013

      WHY DONT YOU BUY UNAPOLOGETIC ?

      • Fresh Navi January 2, 2013

        i did and so is the rest of the world by the end of this week

        unappologetic would have sold 2 million in 5 weeks!

        if im correct isnt that 4 global sales?

        poor dat!!!

        with just one single 2 million?

        not even swifty!!!! kiiiii

      • Mariah!!!! January 2, 2013

        Please! Lets not “forget” ALL THAT HEAVY PROMO! Don’t act like 1 single was all the promo the album got. As usual the navy twisting facts about Rihanna…

  2. Fresh Navi January 2, 2013

    I Just Cant at how Pour It up Will Slayyyyyyy!

    Strip Club Anthem!

    Wont be the 13th #1 tho…

    i think right now will be though 😀

    #Unappologetic

    Elite Shii!

  3. King B>Rihanna(My Hair is Layed like Beyonce’s Haters Loose P****) January 2, 2013

    Love Miguel His album is the s*** and he took R&B to another level and plus he is s*** especially with his shirt-off.

  4. Gilberto January 2, 2013

    Adorn was one of the best tracks released last year. ‘Adorn’ and ‘Losing You’ slayed.

  5. Nay nay January 2, 2013

    Frank Ocean is an overrated FLOP! Miguel is talented and both of this CDs are great!!! I love a musical risk taker <3

  6. JJFan1814 January 2, 2013

    Rihanna staaaaaays slaying.

    Who cares how you haters feel? Still got mo’ money

    • ☠RIHANNA TITANIC ☠ January 2, 2013

      YEAH TITANIC, SHE SLAYIN HARD ON ITUNES. At #73….
      😆

      • LANA DEL SLAY January 2, 2013

        where beyonce at tho? oops!

  7. trucieb January 2, 2013

    Congrats to him. He will change the face of R&B!

  8. ☠RIHANNA TITANIC ☠ January 2, 2013

    IF DIAMOND CANT BRING BACK UNAPOLOGETIC IN THE TOP 70… I DONT THINK STAY WILL. JUST SAYIN…

  9. ƸӜƷ MC ƸӜƷ January 2, 2013

    Adorn is a fantastic song and I’m glad that he’s slaying with it. His album truly deserves more than 200,000 copies sold. I can’t at that horrid song “Pour it up” doing well on R&B airplay……so ratchet and not in a good way. SMH

    • Fresh Navi January 2, 2013

      whooooo cares?

      why is rihanna succcess such a bother to you?

      the song was intednded to be ratchet!

      aint no one tryna be mariah here

      cant wait for nicki to outshine the heffer on idol

      i LOve Mariah but her bummy stans needa keep it the f*** cute and lets no rem the memories era plz!

      • ƸӜƷ MC ƸӜƷ January 2, 2013

        What is your problem? All I said was that the song sucks, which in my opinion it does. Why would Rihanna’s success bother me? If it was anybody’s success that would Adele. I don’t care if that’s the intent or by accident, the song sucks ass. Where did I say anyone needs to be like Mariah? Look at my avi, does Janet Jackson sound/look/act like Mariah? Get the f*** out of here, all you crazy stans who CANNOT take people’s opinions.

      • Mariah!!!! January 2, 2013

        And if we don’t keep it cute???? Mariah TOTALLY SLAYS YOUR FAVE INTO NON EXISTENCE! Please come back when your TALENTLESS fave has more achievements that 12 no.1s on the hot100. YOU keep it cute!

      • Touché January 2, 2013

        “cant wait for nicki to outshine the heffer on idol”? Sorry sweetie but overrated rookies don’t outshine legendary stars like Mariah. Also please take your own advice and remind the navy to keep it cute because you guys have been looking quite ratchet and hypocritical lately.

  10. Fresh Navi January 2, 2013

    With one single unnappologetic will pass the 2milli mark by weeks end

    in only 5 f****** weeks?

    when will yahhh fave?

    the b**** aint even promoting

    she chillin on the beach and acting a fool wid fistopher

    i just cant witht eh angry bums on the site!

    unappologetic by the end of the week would have sold over 500 k in the u.s

    ooooops!

    in 5 weeks aint bad for a floppppping b**** aiint?

    #ThatRihanna reign

    keeping people like gilberto steam pressed since o5

    the staker above needs help ques @rihannaTitanic

    • Mariah!!!! January 2, 2013

      Loool!! Everyone should read this f*ckery right here! True kiiii! No PROMO??? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA DEAD!!!

  11. Cream January 2, 2013

    I’m not go hate diamonds was the s*** but pour it up??? I hope in pray that s*** don’t do good but I must say its better then stay that s*** so lame make me want to go to sleep.

  12. Mariah!!!! January 2, 2013

    Miguel is AWESOME and hope better things come for him! LOVE ADORN!!!

  13. Suicide Blonde January 2, 2013

    These people and their overrated R&B singers who all sound the same.

  14. MISHKA January 2, 2013

    ELLEN herself endorsed Miguel and ‘Adorn’ made the “best of 2012” list as the R&B song of the year.

    So those people of the music industry should know what time it is. In february, I will not be here to watch Miguel being robbed on his time to shine because someone kissed a boy and liked it .

  15. Touché January 2, 2013

    Congrats Miguel. Adorn was a great song.

  16. OMG Just Google Kelsnetwork and see what happens! January 2, 2013

    adorn is overplayed on radio…

  17. mc the place to be! January 2, 2013

    Do you is my song!! I love the video its s** on top of s*** he’s like our prince!!

  18. Sierra January 3, 2013

    Congrats to Miguel !!

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