As previously reported, her "Friday" single arrived at No. 57 on Digital Songs with 37,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan while it also debuts at No. 72 on the Billboard Hot 100. Black isn't the first so-called Internet meme to make the charts recently. Less than a year ago, on Aug. 28, 2010, Antoine Dodson hit No. 89 on the Hot 100 with the infamous "Bed Intruder Song" thanks to a remix by the Gregory Brothers.
Rebecca Black's First-Week Sales High But Not in Millions
As for the rest of the top 10, Lady Gaga continues to reign on the list at No. 1, while Nos. 2-5 are also static with Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Eminem and Shakira holding down those slots, respectively. Ludacris jumps 13-6, Akon falls one run to No. 7 and Katy Perry slips 10-7.
Selena Gomez reaches a new chart high, climbing six spots to No. 8. Gomez had a 72% week-over-week gain in YouTube channel subscribers and a 59% jump in views, likely owed to the recent addition of her video for "Who Says."
One other new entry graces the Social chart this week, as Bring Me the Horizon lands at No. 38.