Adele Reclaims Hot 100 Throne, B.o.B Blasts Into Top 10

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Adele brought a touch of class to the VMAs, clutching her chest as she performed her piano ballad "Someone Like You."

A busy week on the Billboard Hot 100 finds Adele reclaiming the apex and rapper B.o.B blasting into the top 10.

Additionally, as previously reported, Rihanna roars to a 20th Hot 100 top 10 faster than any other solo artist, as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, darts 16-9 in its second chart week.

Adele offsets the cancellation of her upcoming U.S. tour with a return to the summit, as "Someone Like You" leaps 2-1. The song had spent one previous frame atop the Hot 100 (Sept. 17) following her performance of the ballad at the MTV Video Music Awards Aug. 28.

"Someone" lifts 2-1 on Digital Songs with download sales of 222,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It holds at No. 2 on Radio Songs with 123 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS. The song bullets at No. 2 on the Adult Pop Songs radio chart and earns Greatest Gainer honors on Pop Songs (6-3) and Adult Contemporary (13-11).

Having banked three Hot 100 top 10s last year from his debut Billboard 200 No. 1 album, "B.o.B Presents: the Adventures of Bobby Ray," rapper B.o.B previews his forthcoming second set, as its title cut, "Strange Clouds," bounds onto the Hot 100 at No. 7. The track, co-written and -produced by Dr. Luke and featuring Lil Wayne, begins at No. 3 on Digital Songs with 197,000 downloads.

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B.o.B's debut collection yielded the Hot 100 No. 1 "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno Mars (read on for Mars' latest chart action); the No. 2 "Airplanes," featuring Paramore's Hayley Williams; and, the No. 10 "Magic," featuring Weezer's Rivers Cuomo.

Elsewhere in this week's Hot 100 top 10, Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera, drops to No. 2 after four non-consecutive weeks on top. The track reaches a new peak in audience (138 million, up 5%) in its third week atop Radio Songs, while dipping 1-2 on Digital Songs (198,000, down 15%).

Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" holds at No. 3 on the Hot 100 for a sixth week. It pushes 6-3 on Radio Songs (101 million, up 5%) and slips 3-4 on Digital Songs (177,000, down less than 1%).

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Gym Class Heroes' "Stereo Hearts," featuring Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine, lifts 5-4 on the Hot 100, advancing 10-7 on Radio Songs (88 million, up 14%) and retreating 5-7 on Digital Songs 140,000 (up less than 1%).

"Sexy and I Know It"

LMFAO locks down the Nos. 5 and 6 spots on the Hot 100. The duo's former six-week No. 1 "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, descends 4-5, as follow-up "Sexy and I Know It" rises 10-6. The latter song jumps 6-5 on Digital Songs (161,000, up 16%) and 45-27 on Radio Songs (40 million, up 45%).

In between B.o.B at No. 7 and Rihanna at No. 9, David Guetta's "Without You," featuring Usher, enters the Hot 100's top 10 (11-8). Guetta's third top 10 and Usher's 17th, climbs 21-16 on Radio Songs (54 million, up 18%) and holds at No. 8 on Digital Songs (125,000, up 7%).

Cobra Starship's "You Make Me Feel...," featuring Sabi, rounds out the Hot 100's top 10, dropping 9-10.

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In addition to B.o.B's launch, 10 other titles arrive on the Hot 100, including Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain" at No. 28. The track, which starts with 80,000 downloads, previews the "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" soundtrack, due Nov. 8.

Other Hot 100 debuts include Nickelback's "When We Stand Together" (No. 48), the lead single from the band's seventh album, "Here and Now" (due Nov. 21); the "Glee" cast's cover of the "West Side Story" ballad "Somewhere" (No. 75); and, "Calling All the Monsters" (No. 100) by China Anne McClain, the 13-year-old star of the Disney Channel series "A.N.T. Farm."

All charts, including the Hot 100, Digital Songs and Radio Songs, will be refreshed tomorrow (Oct. 6) on