Timberlake Brings 'Sexy' Back To No. 1
After selling an astonishing 250,000 copies as a digital download, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" leaps 31-1 to seize the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The lead single from the artist'sAfter selling an astonishing 250,000 copies as a digital download, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" leaps 31-1 to seize the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The lead single from the artist's upcoming Jive album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" ends the three-week run of Fergie's "London Bridge," which falls to No. 2.
"SexyBack" also rises 12-1 on the Pop 100, sending "London Bridge" to No. 2 after three weeks atop that chart. The Fergie tracks holds at No. 1 on the Hot Digital Songs for a third frame.
On the Hot 100, Sean Paul's "(When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me" featuring Keyshia Cole rises 4-3, swapping positions with Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy," while the Pussycat Dolls' "Buttons" featuring Snoop Dogg warms the No. 5 spot.
Cassie's "Me & U" descends 6-7 and last week's Hot 100 top debut, Danity Kane's "Showstopper," climbs 17-8 just as its parent album, "Danity Kane" (Bad Boy/Atlantic), bows atop The Billboard 200.
Ne-Yo's "Sexy Love" holds at No. 9 and Evanescence's "Call Me When You're Sober" jumps 25-10 to round out the Hot 100 top tier. The latter track is also the chart's greatest sales gainer.
Chris Brown's "Say Goodbye" is the chart's greatest airplay gainer, rising 48-39, while and the Cheetah Girls' "Strut" is the top debut at No. 60.
Also new are the Danity Kane cuts "Sleep on It" (No. 64) and "Ride For You" (No. 78), Pat Green's "Feels Just Like It Should" (No. 90), Lonestar's "Mountains" (No. 92), Toby Keith's "A Little Too Late" (No. 93), the Cheetah Girls' "The Party's Just Begun" (No. 94) and OutKast's "Morris Brown" featuring Scar & Sleepy Brown (No. 95).
Mana's "Labios Compartidos" notches a fifth week atop Hot Latin Songs while the Mexican rock group's first studio album since 2002, "Amar Es Combatir," enters The Billboard 200 at No. 4, making it the highest charting and biggest debut for a Spanish-language album for a duo or group.
Beyonce's "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z fronts the R&B/Hip-Hop tally for a second frame, Koji Kondo's "Super Mario Brothers Theme" extends its streak on the Hot Ringtones tally to 14 weeks and Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" spends an impressive 18th week atop Adult Contemporary.
The Wreckers become the first new duo in 15 years to take a debut single to No. 1 on Hot Country Songs, as "Leave the Pieces" gains 1.3 million audience impressions, moving 2-1. It ends the four-week run of Rodney Atkins' "If You're Going Through Hell (Before The Devil Even Knows)," which falls to No. 3.
Three Days Grace's "Animal I Have Become" leads Mainstream Rock for a seventh week and also seizes the pole position on Modern Rock, ending the five-week run of AFI's "Miss Murder," which falls to No. 2.