T.I. Back Atop Hot 100, Kanye Debuts High
T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth non-consecutive week, rising 2-1 to trade places with Pink's "So What." "Like" is the fastest-growing track at radio aT.I.'s "Whatever You Like" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth non-consecutive week, rising 2-1 to trade places with Pink's "So What." "Like" is the fastest-growing track at radio and also sold more than 202,000 digital downloads, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
As tipped here yesterday, Kanye West's "Love Lockdown" debuts at a career-best No. 3 on the Hot 100 after first-week digital sales of 218,000, also a career high. Rihanna's "Disturbia" slides 3-4, while Taylor Swift's "Love Story" explodes 16-5 in just its second week on the chart, fueled by digital sales of 159,000.
M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes" is down 4-6, while Ne-Yo's "Closer" and T-Pain's "Can't Believe It" featuring Lil Wayne hold at Nos. 7-8, respectively. Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" jumps 12-9, followed by Estelle's "American Boy" featuring Kanye West, which drops 9-10.
New this week at No. 38 is yet another cover version of Kid Rock's "All Summer Long," this time by the Rock Heroes. The track sold 63,000 digital downloads; the Kid Rock original remains unavailable digitally. The Hit Masters version of "All Summer Long" has sold 270,000 downloads to date.
The Zac Brown Band, the first developing artist inked to Live Nation's label wing, lands at No. 60 with "Chicken Fried," while DJ Khaled's "Go Hard" featuring Kanye West and T-Pain is new at No. 69.
On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, "Whatever You Like" assumes control from Jazmine Sullivan's "Need U Bad," which had been No. 1 for four weeks.
Former Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker scores his first No. 1 on Hot Country Songs as "Don't Think I Don't Think About It" leaps 3-1. The artist's Capitol Nashville country debut, "Learn To Live," opened at No. 5 on The Billboard 200 yesterday.
The Offspring reign on the Modern Rock chart with "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid," which rises 2-1. Theory Of A Deadman's "Bad Girlfriend" makes the same move to lead Mainstream Rock.