HITS Daily Double

US iTunes

DOWNLOAD THIS: Hip-hop leads on the iTunes U.S. album chart, with TDE/Interscope's ScHoolboy Q and Republic's Kid Cudi in the top two spots. Capitol's British Pop breakout 5 Seconds of Summer surges, and Beck shows the power of mellow ahead of his chart bow. Meanwhile, keep an eye on Sony Latin's Romeo Santos, the first Latin artist to headline a show at the new Yankee Stadium. Pharrell's album streets the morning after his Oscar perf of Best Song nominee (and #1 iTunes single) "Happy," which goes up against #9 track "Let It Go" from #5 album, Frozen. Got that? Oh, and here's a ScHoolboy fun fact: The breakout rapper from the Top Dawg camp (which also boasts Kendrick Lamar) inked a pub deal with Sony/ATV's Sam Taylor long before he had a top-selling album. (2/28p)