Beyonce Assumes Control Of Hot 100
Beyonce notches her fifth solo No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," one more than she scored while a member of Destiny's Child. The cut rises 2-1 after selling 228,000 downloads in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
T.I.'s "Live You Life" thus drops 1-2, while another Beyonce song, "If I Were a Boy," holds at No. 3 and T.I.'s former chart-topper "Whatever You Like" stays at No. 4. Newcomer Lady GaGa's "Just Dance" featuring Colby O'Donis rises 7-5, as Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" slides 5-6.
Ne-Yo's "Miss Independent" jumps 9-7, Pink's "So What" sticks at No. 8, Britney Spears' "Womanizer" inches up 12-9 and Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" rises 13-10 to round out the top tier.
The Fray's "You Found Me" is the top digital gainer thanks to second-week download sales of 145,000, and rises 28-15 on the Hot 100. The chart's top debut comes from Kanye West's "See You in My Nightmares" featuring Lil Wayne, which starts at No. 21.
On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, "Single Ladies" begins a third week at No. 1. Zac Brown Band's "Chicken Fried" starts a second week atop Hot Country Songs with "Chicken Fried."
AC/DC's "Rock'N'Roll Train" is in a third week atop the Mainstream Rock chart, while the Offspring's "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid" is No. 1 on Modern Rock for an eleventh.