Lady GaGa soars into the top 10 with her third single, "LoveGame," as Keri Hilson and Sean Kingston also break into the top tally on Billboard's Hot 100 this week.
"LoveGame" flies up from No. 22 to No. 10 and scores this week's greatest digital gain (107,000 downloads, a jump of 39%). Lady GaGa's "Poker Face" remains at No. 2 this week, behind the Black Eyed Peas' reigning chart-topper "Boom Boom Pow."
Keri Hilson's "Knock You Down," featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo, scores the week's biggest airplay gain to climb from No. 13 to No. 7 on the chart. Sean Kingston's "Fire Burning" hits No. 9, scoring his third top 10 on the chart.
Elsewhere in the top 10, Pitbull's "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" rises two spots to No. 3, Jeremih's "Birthday Sex" jumps five spots to No. 4, "Blame It" by Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain drops two spots to No. 5, Beyonce's "Halo" rises two spots to No. 6, and Kid Cudi's "Day ‘N' Nite"
drops one spot to No. 8.
Rascal Flatts' "Summer Nights" races into the chart at No. 80, making it the week's top debut. Also flying high are Shinedown's "Second Chance," at No. 11, Drake's "Best I Ever Had," which zooms from No. 60 to No. 18, and Kristinia Debarge's "Goodbye," up 13 spots to No. 20. Kanye West's "Amazing," featuring Young Jeezy, gets an assist from its use in the NBA playoff promos, jumping from No. 99 to No. 86.
On the Adult Contemporary tally, new "American Idol" champion Kris Allen rises 27-26 with his victory song "No Boundaries," while seventh-season contestant Michael Johns bullets at No. 27 with "Heart on My Sleeve."
Crossover country queen Taylor Swift scores her eighth top 10 on the Hot Country Songs chart, just 30 months after her first ("Tim McGraw," December 2006), as "You Belong With Me" shoots 13-10. Following-up his record 44th Country No. 1, George Strait roars in with Hot Shot Debut accolades at No. 34 with "Living for the Night." "Living" previews Strait's next set, "Twang," due this fall.
Country veteran Wynonna enters the Hot Dance Club Play chart at No. 36 with "Sing," courtesy of dance mixes serviced to club DJs. The tune -- which was overhauled by producers such as Jody Den Broeder, Pete Hammond and the Almighty team -- is Wynonna's first Club chart hit.
Additional reporting by Silvio Pietroluongo.
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