The Top of 2005

UPDATED 12/26/2005 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 12/26/2005 at 01:00 AM EST

•Top 10 Box Office Winners

1. Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith ($380.2 million)
2. War of the Worlds ($234.2 million)
3. Wedding Crashers ($209 million)
4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ($206.4 million)
5. Batman Begins ($205.3 million)
6. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($201 million)
7. Madagascar ($193.1 million)
8. Mr. & Mrs. Smith ($186.3 million)
9. Hitch ($177.5 million)
10. The Longest Yard ($158.1 million)

SOURCE: Exhibitor Relations (Rankings as of 12/2/05)

•Top-Selling CDs

1. 50 Cent
2. Mariah Carey
The Emancipation of Mimi
3. Green Day
American Idiot
4. Kelly Clarkson
5. The Black Eyed Peas
Monkey Business
6. Coldplay
7. Gwen Stefani
8. The Game
The Documentary
9. Kanye West
Late Registration
10. Rascal Flatts
Feels Like Today

SOURCE: Nielsen SoundScan (Rankings as of 12/4/05)

•Top 10 Bestsellers*

1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
2. You: The Owner's Manual, Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.
3.1776, David McCullough
4. Eldest, Christopher Paolini
5. The World Is Flat, Thomas L. Friedman
6. Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
7. Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
8. The Broker, John Grisham
9. Honeymoon, James Patterson and Howard Roughan
10. 4th of July, James Patterson

*first published in 2005
SOURCE: Barnes & Noble (Rankings as of 12/3/05)

•Top-Selling DVDs

1. The Incredibles
2. Shark Tale
3. Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith
4. Meet the Fockers
5. Madagascar
6. National Treasure
7. Ray
8. Cinderella
9. Bambi
10. Batman Begins

SOURCE: Nielsen Home Entertainment (Rankings as of 11/27/05)

•Most-Watched TV Shows

2. Desperate Housewives, ABC
3. Without a Trace, CBS
4. CSI: Miami, CBS
5. Grey's Anatomy, ABC
6. Lost, ABC
7. NFL Monday Night Football, ABC
9. Survivor: Guatemala, CBS
10. Law & Order: SVU, NBC

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research (Rankings as of 12/4/05)

10 Most-Requested Concert Tickets

1. U2
2. The Rolling Stones
3. Paul McCartney
4. Dave Matthews Band
5. Coldplay
6. Bon Jovi
7. Kenny Chesney
8. The Eagles
9. Elton John
10. Nine Inch Nails

SOURCE: Ticketmaster (Rankings as of 11/30/05)

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