Rihanna Overtakes Leona Lewis On Hot 100
As tipped here yesterday, Rihanna's "Take a Bow" makes a near-record-breaking jump on the Hot 100 this week to overtake Leona Lewis' four-week No. 1, "Bleeding Love." "Take a Bow" soars 53-1 thanks toAs tipped here yesterday, Rihanna's "Take a Bow" makes a near-record-breaking jump on the Hot 100 this week to overtake Leona Lewis' four-week No. 1, "Bleeding Love." "Take a Bow" soars 53-1 thanks to digital sales of 267,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
"Bleeding Love" slips to No. 2 this week, with Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" featuring Static Major down 2-3. The next six songs on the chart are all down one position from last week: Jordin Sparks' "No Air" featuring Chris Brown (3-4), Usher's "Love in this Club" featuring Young Jeezy (4-5), Ray J & Yung Berg's "Sexy Can I" (5-6), Madonna's "4 Minutes" featuring Justin Timberlake (6-7), Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body" (7-8) and Natasha Bedingfield's "Pocket Full of Sunshine" (8-9).
Danity Kane's "Damaged" inches up 11-10 to round out the top tier, its first top 10 hit since 2006. The week's top debut belongs to Coldplay's "Viva La Vida," which is available as an immediate download with pre-orders of the band's forthcoming Capitol album, "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends."
"Viva La Vida" debuts at No. 15 after selling 101,000 downloads. Another Coldplay track, "Violet Hill," starts at No. 40, with 44,000 downloads.
As his self-titled sophomore set lands at No. 7 on The Billboard 200, Gavin DeGraw's "In Love With a Girl" surges 34-24 as this week's biggest digital sales gainer. Keyshia Cole's "Heaven Sent" is this week's greatest airplay gainer and rockets 83-59.
Other tracks new to the Hot 100 this week include DJ Laz' "Move Shake Drop" at No. 56, Maroon 5's "If I Never See Your Face Again" remix with Rihanna at No. 57, T.I.'s "No Matter What" at No. 72, Katy Perry "I Kissed a Girl" at No. 76 and Alicia Keys' "Teenage Love Affair" at No. 78.
James Otto's "Just Got Started Lovin' You" continues to lead the Hot Country Songs tally, while Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" tops the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for a third. Flex's "Te Quiero" crowns Hot Latin Songs stays at No. 1 for a sixth week.
Weezer holds on to the summit on the Modern Rock Tracks chart with "Pork & Beans" for a second week. Disturbed follows suit on Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks as "Inside the Fire" sits at No. 1 for a second frame.