Leona Lewis Returns To No. 1 On The Hot 100
After vacating the top spot last week to Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body," Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with a 2-1 jump. Its accompanying album, "Spirit" (Syco/After vacating the top spot last week to Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body," Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with a 2-1 jump. Lewis thus becomes the first British-born artist to simultaneously top the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 since Phil Collins in 1990 and first female since Olivia Newton-John in 1974.
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As reported yesterday, Lewis' "Spirit" (Syco/J) debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. However, Carey is likely to take the top spot next week with "E=MC2" (Island Def Jam), which posted first-day sales of 154,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart.
Back on the Hot 100, Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major jumps 4-2 and is the fastest growing track at radio. Jordin Sparks' "No Air" featuring Chris Brown rises 7-3 as the fastest growing digital track.
Usher's "Love in This Club" featuring Young Jeezy is up 5-4, while Carey's "Touch My Body" bounces down to No. 5. Ray J & Yung Berg's "Sexy Can I" holds at No. 6, while Madonna's "4 Minutes" featuring Justin Timberlake drops 3-7.
Positions 8 through 10 -- Chris Brown's "With You," Sara Bareilles' "Love Song" and Flo Rida's "Low" featuring T-Pain -- remain the same as last week.
The Hot 100's top debut comes from Daughtry's "What About Now" at No. 18. The track, which the band performed on last week's "American Idol" charity episode, sold 86,000 digital downloads. Also new from the telecast at No. 27 is Carrie Underwood's take on George Michael's 1990 Hot 100 No. 1 "Praying for Time" (66,000 downloads).
Viewers also feverishly downloaded American Idol Top 8's "Shout to the Lord," which debuts at No. 43 (56,000) and Annie Lennox's "Many Rivers to Cross," which opens at No. 80 (29,000).
On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, "Love in This Club" for a third week. The top debut there is a new song from R. Kelly, "Hair Braider," at No. 59. The track, which comes barely a year removed from the release of Kelly's last album, "Double Up," is from a new studio album, "12 Play: Fourth Quarter," which a Jive spokesperson expects will be released this summer.
Trace Adkins is No. 1 on Hot Country Songs for a third week with "You're Gonna Miss This." On Billboard's rock charts, Puddle Of Mudd is No. 1 on Modern Rock for a second week with "Psycho," but slips from the top of Mainstream Rock to No. 3 as 3 Doors Down jumps 2-1 there with "It's Not My Time."
Additional reporting by Silvio Pietrolongo.