Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 13, 2016

Today’s contestants:

Barbara Amster, a retired teacher from Warrenton, VA
Amber Garrett, an entertainment news editor from New York, NY
Hunter Appler, an attorney from Mount Airy, NC (3-day total: $71,400)

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Hunter $17,600
Amber $10,800
Barbara $200

Final Jeopardy! category: BILLBOARD CHART-TOPPERS

Final Jeopardy! clue: This singer’s first studio album came out in 1955, but a 2011 duets release was his first album to hit No. 1

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Who is Tony Bennett? (Incorrect responses, if any, will be in the comments section, as well as full stats.)



Barbara 200 + 0 = 200
Amber 10800 – 10000 = 800
Hunter 17600 + 4001 = 21601 (4-day total: $93,001)

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From Billboard’s “Chart Beat”:

Legendary pop singer Tony Bennett achieves his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with “Duets II,” making the 85-year old the oldest living act to reach No. 1. His all-star collaborations album bows in the top slot with 179,000 sold in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The 14-time Grammy Award winner’s previous high on the chart came in 2006, when his first “Duets” set debuted and peaked at No. 3 with 202,000. Bennett has been charting on Billboard’s charts since 1951 and notched his first hit on the Billboard 200 album tally six years later. Until today, the oldest living artist to top the Billboard 200 was Bob Dylan, whose “Together Through Life” debuted at No. 1 in 2009 when he was 67-years old.

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4 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – June 13, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | June 13, 2016 at 4:36 pm |

    Incorrect responses:
    Amber: Johnny Cash

    Game Stats:
    Hunter: 17,400 Coryat, 23 correct, 0 incorrect, 34.55% in first on buzzer
    Amber: 10,800 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 25.45% in first on buzzer
    Barbara: 1,400 Coryat, 12 correct, 7 incorrect, 30.91% in first on buzzer

    Hunter Appler, to date: (4 games)
    95 correct
    9 incorrect
    5/6 on Daily Doubles
    3/4 in Final Jeopardy
    39.91% in first on buzzer (87/218)*
    Average Coryat: $16,400

    Hunter Appler, to win:
    5 games: 59.05%
    6: 34.87%
    7: 20.59%
    8: 12.16%
    9: 7.18%
    Avg. streak: 5.442 games.

  2. Jeez…Hunter’s scaring the daylights out of us. Having to secure win #4 is really impressive as he gets an added chance to the ToC, beating both Fred Vaughn and Todd Giese to earn a spot. Usually when I get worried on champs with three wins, is it usually the case where we’re gonna see a possible spot for a ToC? Mostly no. Hunter is definitely the surprise factor.

  3. Dal Higbee | June 13, 2016 at 7:19 pm |

    The show was preempted here today due to the recent mass shootings.

  4. Amber Garrett | June 14, 2016 at 5:13 pm |

    Hunter is not to be slept on, that’s for sure!

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