Carey's 'Together' Continues Chart Domination
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" has now spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the most for any single that has topped the chart this calendar year. The title is also No. 1 on the Hot RMariah Carey's "We Belong Together" has now spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the most for any single that has topped the chart this calendar year. The title is also No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for an 11th week and tops the Hot Ringtones tally for a second.
On Billboard's Pop 100, the single drops 2-3 while the Pussycat Dolls' "Don't Cha" featuring Busta Rhymes is No. 1 for a second week there. Moving up one to second place is Rihanna's "Pon de Replay," which is No. 1 on the Hot Digital Tracks list for a third week and No. 2 again on the Hot 100.
New to the Hot 100's top 10 are Lifehouse's "You and Me," which jumps 13-8 and is the chart's greatest sales gainer, and D.H.T.'s "Listen to Your Heart," which makes a 12-10 move. The Hot 100's biggest airplay gainer is Carey's "Shake It Off," which explodes with a 50-19 blast.
Other notable Hot 100 moves are made by Natasha Bedingfield's "These Words" (30-23), Gwen Stefani's "Cool" (35-26), Teairra Mari's "Make Her Feel Good" (45-38), Bow Wow's "Like You" featuring Ciara (63-49), the Click Five's "Just the Girl" (68-52), Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx (75-62), Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's "Welcome to Jamrock" (93-74) and Craig Morgan's "Redneck Yacht Club" (100-86).
The Hot 100's top debut is the Black Eyed Peas' "Don't Lie" at No. 81. Also bowing this week are Trey Songz's "Gotta Make It" featuring Twista (No. 89), Akon's "Belly Dancer (Bananza)" (No. 98), Josh Gracin's "Stay With Me (Brass Bed)" (No. 99) and Jason Aldean's "Hicktown" (No. 100). Re-entering the tally are Jason Mraz's "Wordplay (No. 91) and Destiny's Child's "Girl" (No. 95).
Also re-entering the Hot 100 is crooner Michael Buble's "Home" at No. 96. But this track's big feat for the week is a return to the summit of the Adult Contemporary airplay tally, where it interrupts the 21 non-consecutive week No. 1 run of Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway" for a second time. "Home" notches its second non-consecutive week there while "Breakaway" slips to No. 2.
The Foo Fighters' "Best of You" continues to rule the rock airwaves, holding the lead on the Mainstream Rock chart for a third week and a fourth on the Modern Rock list. On the Hot Country Songs roundup, Toby Keith's "As Good As I Once Was" is No. 1 for a fourth straight week, while on the Hot Latin Songs chart, Shakira's "La Tortura" featuring Alejandro Sanz is on top for a ninth non-consecutive week.