As previously reported, Pitbull and Ke$ha take over atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Katy Perry reaches the top 10 with "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J. Who else gallops up Billboard song charts this week?
-- Lady Gaga: The No. 13-peaking "Do What U Want" rebounds 23-17 on the Hot 100 thanks in part to its new remix featuring Christina Aguilera. The original version featuring R. Kelly accounts for 71% (78,000) of the song's sales in the Nielsen SoundScan sales week ending Jan. 5. The mix with Aguilera starts with 29% (31,000).
-- Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION: The bands continue their lengthy stays on the Hot 100. Logging its 71st week, the former's "Radioactive" song is now five frames from tying for the Hot 100's longest-charting hit, a mark held by Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" (76 weeks, 2008-09). AWOLNATION's "Sail" (No. 35) is also in the running for the record, as it tallies its 70th week on the survey (the chart's third-longest stay).
-- The Fray: The band returns to the Hot 100 at No. 81 with "Love Don't Die," the lead single from its fourth album "Helios," due Feb. 25. The song, which bullets at No. 8 on Triple A and No. 10 on Adult Top 40, joins four other titles on the Hot 100 written or co-written by OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder: OneRepublic's "Counting Stars" (No. 2), Ellie Goulding's "Burn" (No. 13), Beyonce's "XO" (No. 54) and Demi Lovato's "Neon Lights" (No. 88).
-- Bruno Mars: "Young Girls," the fifth single from Mars' sophomore album, "Unorthodox Jukebox," bows with two-thirds of its Hot 100 chart points owed to radio airplay. The track from Billboard's top artist of 2013 jumps 30-24 on Mainstream Top 40 (up 34% in plays, according to Nielsen BDS).
-- The White Stripes: A viral video set to the band's venerable hit "Seven Nation Army" causes the track to soar onto Hot Rock Songs at No. 12. The song accumulated 2.4 million U.S. streams last week, a 751% rise over the previous tracking period. A fan captured the video in the stands at the 2014 Sugar Bowl, where an angry Alabama fan becomes so enraged that she attacks a group of University of Oklahoma students, much to their amusement. (OU won the game, 45 to 31.) "Army," which kicks off on Streaming Songs at No. 19 and Rock Streaming Songs at No. 5, crowned Alternative for three weeks in 2003 and has sold 2 million downloads.
-- Big Daddy Weave: The act notches its third Christian Airplay No. 1, as "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)" rises 2-1 with Greatest Gainer honors (9.3 million audience impressions, up 103%). The quintet previously led for four weeks in 2007 with "Every Time I Breathe" and for seven frames in 2012-13 with "Redeemed." The band begins the second leg of its "The Only Name Tour" (with support from Group 1 Crew and Tim Timmons) on Feb. 21, with 31 dates scheduled through May 3.
Additional reporting by William Gruger