Keys Caps Banner Week By Topping Hot 100
A day after debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "As I Am" (J), Alicia Keys assumes control of the Billboard Hot 100 with "No One," which inches up from No. 2. The track sold 210,000 downloads,A day after debuting at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "As I Am" (J), Alicia Keys assumes control of the Billboard Hot 100 with "No One," which inches up from No. 2. The track sold 210,000 downloads, an 88% increase from last week, and remains No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a sixth week.
On the Hot 100, "No One" trades places with Chris Brown's "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain, which has been No. 1 for three weeks. Timbaland's "Apologize" featuring OneRepublic holds at No. 3, while newcomer Flo Rida's "Low" featuring T-Pain continues to climb 6-4, a week after rocketing from No. 64.
Colbie Caillat's "Bubbly" remains No. 5, Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" is down 4-6 and Kanye West's "Good Life" featuring T-Pain sticks at No. 7. Fergie's "Clumsy" jumps 12-8, making her the first female artist since Paul Abdul in 1989 and 1990 to take five songs from a debut album into the top 10.
Baby Bash's "Cyclone" featuring T-Pain is down 8-9, and West's "Stronger" rounds out the top 10 with a 9-10 slide. The Hot 100's top debut comes from Celine Dion's "Taking Chances" at No. 54. It's her first appearance here since 2003's "I Drove All Night" and nine years to the week that her last No. 1, "I'm Your Angel" with R. Kelly, hit the top.
On Hot Country Songs, Carrie Underwood's "So Small" leaps 3-1 to become her fourth chart-topper there. Brad Paisley's "Letter to Me," the third single from his smash album "5th Gear," is the fastest-growing track at radio and jumps 22-18.
The Foo Fighters' "The Pretender" begins a 14th week at No. 1 on Modern Rock, and is closing in on tying the record for the longest running chart-topper there. Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," Staind's "It's Been Awhile" and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Scar Tissue" hold the record with 16 weeks.
Seether's "Fake It" is No. 1 on Mainstream Rock for a third week.