Chart Moves: Hunter Hayes Is A 'Wanted' Man On Hot 100
Chart Moves: Hunter Hayes Is A 'Wanted' Man On Hot 100

As previously reported, Maroon 5 manages an eighth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "One More Night," holding off PSY's "Gangnam Style," which remains at No. 2 for a seventh frame. With those two spots locked up again, let's look at other songs that make notable moves on the Hot 100 and other singles charts.

-- Hunter Hayes: Following his coronation as new artist of the year at the Country Music Assn. Awards (broadcast live on ABC on Nov. 1), the 21-year-old Hayes reaps chart benefits. His "Wanted" bounds 41-23 on the Hot 100 with Greatest Gainer/Digital honors (74,000 downloads sold, up 80%, according to Nielsen SoundScan) and debuts on the Adult Top 40 airplay chart (aided by a pop remix) at No. 40.

As the ballad topped Hot Country Songs (Sept. 29), it marks the list's first leader by a solo male unaccompanied by another artist to cross to Adult Top 40 since Keith Urban's "Making Memories of Us" in 2006. (Jason Aldean's former Hot Country Songs No. 1 "Don't You Wanna Stay" segued to a No. 9 peak on Adult Top 40, although it's a duet with Kelly Clarkson.)

Click here for exclusive video of Hayes performing "Wanted" live at Billboard's New York offices.

-- Alicia Keys: As "Girl on Fire" lifts 28-22 on the Hot 100, Keys locks up her first top 10 on Hot Digital Songs (12-8; 94,000, up 25%) since "Empire State of Mind," with Jay-Z, hit No. 1 in 2009. She hadn't reached the Hot Digital Songs top 10 on her own since "No One" led the list for two weeks in December 2007.

-- Justin Bieber: "Beauty And A Beat," featuring Nicki Minaj, leaps 70-54 on the Hot 100 courtesy of a 42-38 lift on Hot Digital Songs (39,000, up 7%) and debuts on Hot 100 Airplay (No. 74; 16 million audience impressions, up 62%, according to Nielsen BDS) and Mainstream Top 40 (No. 34).

-- P!nk: "Try," the follow-up to the No. 5 Hot 100 hit "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" returns at No. 93 after spending a week at No. 56 upon the debut of parent album "The Truth About Love" atop the Billboard 200 (Oct. 6). The new radio single bounds 29-24 on Adult Top 40 and should debut on Mainstream Top 40 next week.

-- Kid Rock: The veteran rolls onto Hot Rock Songs at No. 12 with "Let's Ride," the lead single from his ninth studio album, "Rebel Soul," due Nov. 19. The track launches at No. 8 on Rock Digital Songs (34,000) and pushes 24-23 on Active Rock and 19-17 on Heritage Rock. "Let's Ride" is "for our troops fighting for our freedom around the world," Kid Rock says. "It's a song for them to play loud whenever and wherever they can, to fire them up when they need it and to remember that people at home are thinking about them."

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