Apple has posted its 2006 year-end iTunes charts, revealing the 100 most downloaded albums and songs on the iTunes Store in the U.S. The No. 1 album for the year on iTunes was The Fray’s “How To Save A Life,” while Daniel Powter’s “Bad Day” was the top track of the year. Below are the 10 most downloaded albums and tracks in the U.S. on iTunes for 2006. Apple said that iTunes top 100 download charts are also being released for all 20 countries where iTunes has had a store for a year or more. 

Top 10 Albums
1. Fray – How To Save A Life
2. John Mayer – Continuum
3. Jack Johnson & Friends – Curious George
4. James Blunt – Back To Bedlam
5. Justin Timberlake – Futuresex/Love Sounds
6. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium
7. Dixie Chicks – Taking The Long Way
8. High School Musical – Soundtrack
9. Panic! At The Disco – Fever You Can’t Sweat Out
10. Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere

Top 10 Tracks
1. Daniel Powter – Bad Day
2. Nelly Furtado – Promiscuous
3. James Blunt – You’re Beautiful
4. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
5. Sean Paul – Temperature
6. Justin Timberlake – Sexyback
7. The Fray- Over My Head (Cable Car)
8. Shakira – Hips Don’t Lie
9. Natasha Bedingfield – Unwritten
10. Chamillionaire – Ridin’

LC Angell

LC Angell was a senior editor at iLounge. Angell is known for her work on various aspects of the Apple ecosystem, including iPhone, iPad, and iPod. In his role at iLounge, Angell was responsible for a wide range of editorial content, including reviews, buyer's guides, news, and features.