'Gold Digger' Notches 10th Week At No. 1
For the 10th week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx sits atop the Billboard Hot 100. The track is now the second-longest No. 1 of 2005, edging on Mariah Carey's "We Belong TogeFor the 10th week straight, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx sits atop the Billboard Hot 100. The track is now the second-longest No. 1 of 2005, edging on Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together," which held the top spot for 14 weeks non-consecutively. "Gold Digger" also holds on to No. 1 on the Hot Ringtones chart for a ninth week and the Pop 100 for an eighth.
But Chris Brown's "Run It!" is vying for the crown, posting another strong week at No. 2 on the Hot 100. The song is having better success on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, where it is the new No. 1, bumping Young Jeezy's "Soul Survivor" featuring Akon to No. 2.
Songs in Hot 100 positions 3-6 hold tight, with the Black Eyed Peas' "My Humps" keeping the No. 3 spot warm. "Soul Survivor" and Nickelback's "Photograph" remain at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively, and Sean Paul's "We Be Burnin'" is steady at No. 6.
Kelly Clarkson's "Because of You" rises from 8-7 while T-Pain's "I'm Sprung" enters the top 10 with an 11-8 move. Mariah Carey's "Shake It Off" stays at No. 9 and her single "Don't Forget About Us," at No. 20, is this week's greatest airplay gainer. Fall Out Boy's "Sugar, We're Goin' Down" holds No. 10, while and the band's "Dance, Dance" is this week's greatest sales gainer at No. 22.
Carrie Underwood's "Jesus, Take the Wheel" is this week's top debut, crashing in at No. 48. Also new is Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug (No. 72), Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp (No. 84), Lil' Wayne's "Fireman" (No. 91) and Shinedown's "Save Me" (No. 92). The latter track also ascends to No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock airplay chart, replacing Nickelback's "Photograph."
Shakira's "La Tortura" featuring Alejandro Sanz tops the Hot Latin Songs chart for a 23rd non-consecutive week. Holding strong in the lead of the Adult Contemporary airplay chart for a 14th week is Rob Thomas' "Lonely No More." And for a fifth week, Keith Urban's "Better Life" and Nine Inch Nails' "Only" lead the Hot Country Songs chart and the Modern Rock airplay tally, respectively.