This year, we joined Ping, the iTunes social network that shows what music your friends (and enemies, presumably) are buying and playing. We follow every iTunes member who follows us, and we keep tabs on what our entire network is buying and blasting through their headphones every week.
Here are the Top Albums that have been downloaded this week on the NYLON Ping Network: Christmas Lights by Coldplay Lioness: Hidden Treasures by Amy Winehouse Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins Just One More Chance by Billie Holiday A Very She & Him Christmas by Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward Talk That Talk by Rihanna (RED) Christmas by The Killers The Singles Collection by Gorillaz
And here are the top songs... "Christmas Lights" by Coldplay "When the Bells Start Ringing" by My Morning Jacket "O Come O Come Emmanuel" by Civil Wars "Oh Louise" by Korey Dane "We Are Young" by The Glee Cast "Shackles" by Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown "Video Games" by Lana Del Rey "Survivor / I Will Survive" by The Glee Cast "Unsinkable Fats Domino" by Guided by Voices "Neutron Wireless Crystal" by Swimming "Smart" by Girl in a Coma
If you think the NYLON team should pay attention to tracks other than the ones above, join Ping on iTunes (for free), follow "Nylon Magazine" and our editor-in-chief Marvin Scott Jarrett (he's on there as "Marvin Jarrett") and share your music with us!