The Voice’s Anita Antoinette, Taylor John Williams Lead on iTunes (Updated)

Update 2: By the time voting closed at 12PM ET, yet another shift had taken place at the top of Tuesday’s iTunes sales ladder.

Anita Antoinette’s “All About That Bass” now ranks as the best-selling of the Tuesday night “The Voice” performances.  A full list of (approximate) positions at the voting deadline follows:

57) Anita Antoinette – All About That Bass
65) Taylor John Williams – Stuck in the Middle With You
66) Luke Wade – Let’s Get it On
85) Sugar Joans – I Say a Little Prayer
104) Elyjuh Rene – Latch
119) DaNica Shirey – Help Me
128) Bryana Salaz – Amnesia
132) Ricky Manning – Lay Me Down
180) Ryan Sill – I Lived
245) Jean Kelley – Piano in the Dark

Update: By 4:30AM ET, Team Gwen member Taylor John Williams’ “Stuck in the Middle with You” had become the highest-charting of Tuesday’s performances.

As of press time, it claims #76 on the iTunes all-genre single sales chart. Anita Antoinette’s “All About That Bass” is #77, while Luke Wade’s “Let’s Get it On” is #78.

Sugar Joans’ “I Say a Little Prayer for You” is also in the Top 100 at #98.


One is a soul classic. One is arguably the biggest hit of 2014. Both were covered by talented “The Voice” contestants on Tuesday, and the resulting recordings are making waves on iTunes’ all-genre single sales chart.

As of press time, Luke Wade’s rendition of “Let’s Get it On” is currently the fastest-selling of Tuesday’s performances. The Team Pharrell standout’s cover was up to #80 on iTunes as of 1:35AM ET.

Closely trailing is Anita Antoinette’s rendition of “All About That Bass.” The effort, which is thus far the best-selling Team Gwen release, is currently #84 on the all-genre sales chart.

Fellow Team Gwen member Taylor John Williams, whose music performed well on iTunes during the preliminary rounds, now possesses the #89 position with “Stuck in the Middle With You.”

Team Pharrell then grabs a slot courtesy Sugar Joans. Her “I Say a Little Prayer” holds #111.

Elyjuh Rene, also of Team Pharrell, follows with “Latch” (#132), while his teammate DaNica Shirey clocks in at #145 via “Help Me.”

Bryana Salaz’ “Amnesia” is the third-best-charting Team Gwen song at #153. Her teammate Ricky Manning is next on the pecking order with “Lay Me Down” (#171).

Team Gwen’s Ryan Sill is just shy of the Top 200 with “I Lived” (#207), while Jean Kelley’s “Piano in the Dark” is dead last at #311. She is a member of Team Pharrell.

Written by Brian Cantor

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