Black Eyed Peas Hold Top Spot On Hot 100
The Black Eyed Peas sit at No. 1 on this week's Hot 100 yet again are with "I Gotta Feeling," extending the group's unprecedent run at the top of the chart to 21 weeks.
Elsewhere on the chart, "Down," by Jay Sean featuring Lil Wayne, rises 7-3 thanks to a radio audience gain of 24%. Virginia quintet Parachute soars 98-67 with "She Is Love," thanks to a 74% spike in downloads of the tune (29,000 this week).
Newcomer Jason DeRulo is going strong at radio and digital, with "Whatcha Say" climbing 54-24 in its second week on the Hot 100. The song scored an increase in downloads of 55%, with 60,000 for the week, and gained a whopping 45% in radio audience. DeRulo's self-titled debut album is due in October and he will be appearing as himself in the MTV movie "Turn The Beat Around," set to air on the network in early 2010.
The rest of the top 10 mostly holds steady with Miley Cyrus' "Party In the U.S.A." at No. 2, Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" at No. 4. Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West's "Run This Town" falls 3-5, Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody" falls 5-6, Drake's "Best I Ever Had" drops 6-7, Keri Hilson featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo's "Knock You Down" holds at No. 8, Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester's "Good Girls Go Bad" remains at No. 9, and Pitbull's "Hotel Room Service" stays at No. 10.
Holding the No. 11 spot once again this week is Mariah Carey's "Obsessed," which also becomes Carey's record-extending 23rd top 10 on Hot 100 Airplay.
Justin Moore's debut single, "Small Town USA," inches up 52-51 this week, as the track also moves up 8-7 on Hot Country Songs. Moore's self-titled album recently debuted in the top 10 last week on the Billboard 200.
This week's Hot Shot Debut on the Hot 100 is Kenny Chesney and Dave Matthews' "I'm Alive," at No. 90. It's the third charting single from Chesney's chart-topping "Lucky Old Sun."
In other chart news, Jason Aldean ropes his third No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart as "Big Green Tractor" jumps 3-1 on the tally this week. The rise gives Aldean back-to-back toppers, following "She's Country," which spent one week at No.1 on May 16.
Kristine W. notches her 14th No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play Songs chart with "Be Alright." The pop/dance diva has an incredible track record on the tally -- 14 out of her 15 chart entries have hit the top. Kristine W. is now tied with Mariah Carey for the third-most Club No. 1s among women. In the lead is Madonna with 39 while Janet Jackson is in second-place with 18.