''Destiny'' kills and the National Football League dominates the field

By Kat Ward
Updated September 26, 2014 at 04:00 AM EDT

Top Videogames
Week ending Sept. 13

1. Destiny
2. Madden NFL 15
3. NHL 15
4. The Sims 4
5. Minecraft
6. Call of Duty: Ghosts
7. Grand Theft Auto V
8. Mario Kart 8
9. Diablo III
10. Tomodachi Life
11. Pokémon X/Y
12. The Last of Us Remastered
13. Watch Dogs
14. Titanfall
15. Forza Motorsport 5


Top Hardcover Fiction
Week ending Sept. 14

1. The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell
2. Personal, Lee Child
3. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, Haruki Murakami
4. The Children Act, Ian McEwan
5. The Secret Place, Tana French
6. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
7. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
8. Adultery, Paulo Coelho
9. The Long Way Home, Louise Penny
10. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good, Jan Karon

Source: American Booksellers Association; Rankings according to the Indie Bestseller List, based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide

Top Hardcover Nonfiction
Week ending Sept. 14

1. What If?, Randall Munroe
2. What I Know for Sure, Oprah Winfrey
3. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, Diane Muldrow
4. 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi, Mitchell Zuckoff
5. World Order, Henry Kissinger
6. In the Kingdom of Ice, Hampton Sides
7. The Organized Mind, Daniel J. Levitin
8. David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell
9. Think Like a Freak, Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
10. Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success, Steve Harvey

Source: American Booksellers Association; Rankings according to the Indie Bestseller List, based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide

Top Broadcast-TV Shows
Week ending Sept. 14

1. Sunday Night Football, NBC
2. Thursday Night Football, CBS
3. America’s Got Talent, NBC
4. Big Brother, CBS
5. The Miss America Competition, ABC [7 million people watched Miss New York get her crown.]
6. Under the Dome, CBS
7. Unforgettable, CBS
8. Dateline, NBC
9. MasterChef, Fox
10. The Biggest Loser, NBC

Source: Nielsen

Top Movies
Sept. 19-21

1. The Maze Runner, $32.5 [The Maze Runner earned back nearly all of its $34 mil budget in its opening weekend.]
2. A Walk Among the Tombstones, $12.8
3. This Is Where I Leave You, $11.6
4. No Good Deed, $9.8
5. Dolphin Tale 2, $8.9
6. Guardians of the Galaxy, $5.2
7. Let’s Be Cops, $2.7
8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, $2.7
9. The Drop, $2.1
10. If I Stay, $1.8

Source: Box Office Mojo

Top Albums
Week ending Sept. 15

1. Four (Deluxe Version), One Direction
2. Souled Out, Jhené Aiko
3. Anomaly, Lecrae
4. V, Maroon 5
5. Title (EP), Meghan Trainor [Viral-video star Trainor’s debut EP sold 21,000 copies in its first week.]
6. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1, Various Artists
7. Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
8. Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean
9. Where It’s At, Dustin Lynch
10. The New Classic, Iggy Azalea

Source: iTunes

Top Songs
Week ending Sept. 15

1. ”All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor
2. ”Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
3. ”Bang Bang,” Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj
4. ”Centuries,” Fall Out Boy
5. ”Anaconda,” Nicki Minaj
6. ”Black Widow,” Iggy Azalea
7. ”Maps,” Maroon 5
8. ”Rather Be,” Clean Bandit
9. ”Burnin’ It Down,” Jason Aldean
10. Break Free,” Ariana Grande

Source: iTunes