The Top of 2004

UPDATED 12/27/2004 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 12/27/2004 at 01:00 AM EST


1. Confessions, Usher
2. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, Outkast
3. Closer, Josh Groban The Diary of Alicia Keys, Alicia Keys
4. The Diary of Alicia Keys, Alicia Keys
5. Feels Like Home, Norah Jones
6. Fallen, Evanescence
7. Shock'n Y'All, Toby Keith
8. In the Zone, Britney Spears
9. The Very Best of Sheryl Crow, Sheryl Crow
10. When the Sun Goes Down, Kenny Chesney
Source: Billboard

Top 10 Bestsellers Published This Year

1. My Life, Bill Clinton
2. The 9/11 Commission Report (Norton paperback edition)
3. The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Dr. Laura Schlessinger
4. The Rule of Four, Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason
5. The Last Juror, John Grisham
6. Eats, Shoots & Leaves, Lynne Truss
7. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart presents America (The Book), by the Daily Show writers & Jon Stewart
8. The Automatic Millionaire, David Bach
9. He's Just Not That Into You, Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccollo
10. The South Beach Diet Cookbook, Dr. Arthur Agatston
Source: Barnes & Noble


1. Shrek 2: $436.5 million
2. Spider-Man 2: $373.4 million
3. The Passion of the Christ: $370.3 million
4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: $249.4 million
5. The Incredibles: $232.5 million
6. The Day After Tomorrow: $186.7 million
7. The Bourne Supremacy: $176.1 million
8. Shark Tale: $159.3 million
9. I, Robot: $144.8 million
10. Troy: $133.2 million
Source: Exhibitor Relations


1. Madonna (Re-Invention): $125 million
2. Prince (Musicology): $90.2 million
3. Shania Twain (UP! World Tour): $62.5 million
4. Simon & Garfunkel (Old Friends): $59 million
6. Metallica (Madly in Anger with the World): $53.8 million
Source: Billboard Boxscore

Biggest Broadway Ticket ($58.9 million)
Source: The League of American Theatres and Producers Inc.

Solitude Egyptian Cotton Bath Towel, $8: 250,000+ sold
Source: QVC


1. Super Bowl XXXVIII, CBS (89.7 million viewers)
2. Friends finale, NBC (52.5 million)
3. 76th Annual Academy Awards, ABC (43.5 million)
4. NFC Championship (1/18), FOX (40.4 million)
5. AFC Championship (1/18), CBS (40.1 million)
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Hottest-Selling Video Game

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (3.5 million+ sold)
Source: The NPD Group

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