Timberlake Still 'Sexy' At No. 1, New Single Keeps Climbing
Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" notches a seventh week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and leads the Pop 100 for a sixth frame, while his new single "My Love" continues to scale the Hot 100. The cut is theJustin Timberlake's "SexyBack" notches a seventh week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and leads the Pop 100 for a sixth frame, while his new single "My Love" continues to scale the Hot 100. The cut is the chart's greatest airplay gainer for a third week, ascending 16-13.
Ludacris' "Money Maker" featuring Pharrell follows close behind "SexyBack" at No. 2, while Hinder's "Lips of an Angel" warms the No. 3 spot. The latter cut also rises 3-1 on Hot Digital Songs, sending the Fray's "How To Save a Life" to No. 2 after one week.
The Fray track also falls 4-5 on the Hot 100, while Akon's "Smack That" featuring Eminem jumps 7-4 after achieving the biggest leap (95-7) in the chart's history last week.
Elsewhere, Snow Patrol's "Chasing Cars" descends 5-6, Jibbs' "Chain Hang Low" jumps 8-7 and JoJo's "Too Little Too Late" soars 14-8, reentering the Hot 100 top 10 with a 42% digital rebound after a one-week absence.
With a 79% digital sales increase, Weird Al Yankovic's "White & Nerdy" rockets 28-9 and is the chart's greatest digital gainer. The song is Yankovic's first top 10 single of his career; another new cut, "Canadian Idiot," bows at No. 82 this week. Nickelback's "Far Away" drops 9-10 to round out the top tier.
The Hot 100's top debut belongs to Bow Wow's "Shortie Like Mine" featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin at No. 80. Also new are Jim Jones' "We Fly High" (No. 87), Augustana's "Boston" (No. 88), Jay-Z's "Show Me What You Got" (No. 90), Paula DeAnda's "Walk Away" featuring the DEY (No. 95) and Brad Paisley's "She's Everything" (No. 96).
Chris Brown's "Say Goodbye" and Josh Turner's "Would You Go With Me" spend a second week atop Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Country Songs, respectively, while Paulina Rubio's "Ni Una Sola Palabra" leads Hot Latin Songs for a fourth.
Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" reclaims the pole position on Adult Contemporary, ending the five-week run of Natasha Bedingfield's "Unwritten," which falls to No. 2.
The Killers' "When You Were Young" replaces the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Tell Me Baby" atop Modern Rock, as the latter cut drops to No. 2 after four weeks. Stone Sour's "Through Glass" leads Mainstream Rock for a fourth week.