So, what were you doing Wednesday December 3 at 5:00 P.M.? If you were like many of the fans of Colbert Nation you were (apparently) downloading Stephenâ€™s A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All on iTunes. Seems that on both Monday and Tuesday and nights Colbert called for his fans to storm itunes and download his album at precisely 5:00 so as to knock Kayne West out of the #1 slot.
Then there was this follow-up on Tuesday:
Well, the really funny part comes in when Kanye West Posted this note on his twitter site.
Meanwhile Kanye slipped down the charts as both Britney Spears and Akon issued new albums debuting at #s 1 & 2 respectfully. So, while Colbert isnâ€™t #1, he now sits on the chart higher than West.
Ya just gotta love this stuff. Personally, I canâ€™t wait until tonightâ€™s show. Oh yeah, in the mean time, thereâ€™s this…
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Last night, Colbert celebrated his victory over Kanye in his typical humble fashion. (A video follows,
unfortunately it is the whole show (there are no segregated clips), but the Kanye segment starts 1:35 in).