Chart Moves: Jason Aldean Hits No. 1 On Country Songs Chart, Swedish House Mafia Debuts on Hot 100
Chart Moves: Jason Aldean Hits No. 1 On Country Songs Chart, Swedish House Mafia Debuts on Hot 100

As previously reported, Maroon 5 spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "One More Night," fending off PSY's "Gangnam Style," which gallops 11-2. Plus, Christina Aguilera debuts at No. 34 with "Your Body" and Lil Wayne passes an all-time Elvis Presley Hot 100 mark. But wait, there's more. What other songs make moves on the Hot 100 and other singles charts?

-- Jason Aldean: The singer/songwriter collects his eighth No. 1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Hot Country Songs chart, as "Take a Little Ride" motors 3-1 in just its 10th week on the tally. The coronation marks the chart's speediest since Blake Shelton's "Honey Bee" also flew to the top in its 10th frame the week of June 25, 2011. "Ride's" jump was fueled by an 8% gain to 37 million audience impressions. The song, which bullets at No. 33 on the Hot 100, previews Aldean's fifth album, Night Train, due Oct. 16.

If you haven't already, check out Billboard's recent cover story on Aldean. "In the country music business, every 10 years or so you're going to have this changing of the guard, this wave of new artists that comes in," he says. "It just so happens that we kind of came in with guys like me and Luke [Bryan], Eric [Church], Miranda [Lambert], Blake, Carrie [Underwood] and Taylor [Swift] -- a lot of young acts that came out right about the same time. We kind of jumped right in there in the middle of that stuff, and we're fortunate to be able to have a career."

-- Swedish House Mafia: After notching five consecutive top three hits on Dance Club Songs since its 2010 arrival, the trio makes its first Hot 100 visit, as "Don't You Worry Child," featuring John Martin, debuts at No. 68. The track storms Hot Digital Songs at No. 31 (53,000 downloads sold, up 143%, according to Nielsen SoundScan) following the Sept. 14 premiere of its video. "Child" continues scaling Billboard's dance charts, rocketing 12-3 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay and 19-13 on Dance Club Songs.

-- Carly Rae Jepsen: As her current radio single, "This Kiss," departs the Hot 100 following its No. 86 debut last week (although gaining by 77% in mainstream top 40 airplay), "Beautiful," Jepsen's duet with Justin Bieber, bows on the Hot 100 at No. 87 (46,000 in downloads sold). Her prior, and still-building, single "Good Time," with Owl City, meanwhile, bullets at No. 8 on the Hot 100, its peak to date. All three songs, plus her nine-week No. 1 "Call Me Maybe," now at No. 12, appear on Jepsen's U.S. debut album Kiss, which enters the Billboard 200 at No. 6 with 46,000 copies sold.

-- Usher: "Numb," the pop radio follow-up to his No. 9-peaking Hot 100 hit "Scream," begins at No. 97. It bounds 31-26 on the Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart and enters the Hot 100 Airplay tally at No. 70 (18 million audience impressions, up 74%, according to BDS).

-- Aerosmith: The group logs its 14th top 10 on the Heritage Rock radio airplay chart (which launched in 1997), as "Lover Alot" lifts 13-9. With the climb, the band ties 3 Doors Down for the third-most top 10s in the chart's history, after Nickelback, the leader with 18, and Shinedown (15). On Adult Top 40, Aerosmith pushes 30-27 with ballad "What Could Have Been Love." Both singles preview the group's 15th studio album, Music From Another Dimension!, due Nov. 6.

Also, don't miss Billboard's forecast for next week's Hot 100, which should see a top 10 start for Taylor Swift's "Begin Again" and top 20 launches for Rihanna's "Diamonds" and Ke$ha's "Die Young."

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