Katy Perry Starts Fourth Week Atop Hot 100
Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" is further cementing itself as one of the biggest songs of the summer, entering a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The next closest challengers remain RihaKaty Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" is further cementing itself as one of the biggest songs of the summer, entering a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The next closest challengers remain Rihanna's "Take a Bow" and Lil Wayne's "Lollipop," which hold at No. 2 and 3, respectively.
Chris Brown's "Forever" jumps 6-4 and is the top digital gainer after selling 87,000 downloads. Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" is down 4-5, while Natasha Bedingfield's "Pocketful of Sunshine" climbs 7-6 and Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" slides 5-7.
Lil Wayne's "A Milli" rises 11-8, while Miley Cyrus' "7 Things" jumps 10-9, switching places with Plies' "Bust It Baby Pt. 2" featuring Ne-Yo. Jesse McCartney's "Leavin'" is the top airplay gainer and enjoys a 13-11 shift; the track also moves 2-1 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart, the artist's first chart-topper there.
The Hot 100's top debut is Toby Keith's "She Never Cried in Front of Me" at No. 72, thanks to early airplay and digital sales of 24,000 copies. The song also jumps 34-26 on Hot Country Songs, where Blake Shelton's "Home" is No. 1 for a second week.
Keyshia Cole's "Heaven Sent" is No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a fifth week. The chart's top new entry comes from T-Pain's "Can't Believe It" featuring Lil Wayne at No. 71.
Billboard's rock charts remain unchanged at the top for an eleventh week, with Weezer's "Pork and Beans" at No. 1 on Modern Rock and Disturbed's "Inside the Fire" leading Mainstream Rock. On the latter tally, Hinder has the top debut at No. 36 with "Use Me."