Powter's 'Day' Reigns Again On Singles Chart
Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. introduction continues, as the single "Bad Day" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 for a second fraDaniel Powter's charmed U.S. introduction continues, as the single "Bad Day" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 for a second frame and the Hot Digital Songs chart for a third.
On the Hot 100, Sean Paul's "Temperature" and James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" hold at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. T.I.'s "What You Know" rockets 39-4, just as its parent album, "King" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic), debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Mary J. Blige's "Be Without You" and Natasha Bedingfield's "Unwritten" stick to No. 6 and No. 7 on the Hot 100, respectively.
The Blige track also reigns atop the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for a 15th week, where it is the longest-running No. 1 song since the tally it was reintroduced in 1965 after a brief hiatus. (For more on this, read this week's (For more on this, read this week's Chart Beat column.)
Ne-Yo's "So Sick" descends 3-7 on the Hot 100, while Dem Franchize Boyz' "Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It" featuring Lil Peanut & Charlay falls 7-8. Bubba Sparxxx' "Ms. New Booty" featuring Ying Yang Twins and Mr. ColliPark remains at No. 9 and is the chart's greatest sales gainer. "Booty" also rises 3-1 on the Hot Ringtones chart, ending the nine-week run of Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp," which drops to No. 2.
T-Pain's "I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)" featuring Mike Jones slides 8-10 to round out the Hot 100's top tier.
Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" ascends 60-41 and is the chart's greatest airplay gainer, while Tim McGraw's "When the Stars Go Blue" is the week's top debut at No. 57. Also new are Ghostface Killah's "Back Like That" featuring Ne-Yo (No. 76), Anais' "Lo Que Son Las Cosas" (No. 79), Godsmack's "Speak" (No. 85), the Fray's "How To Save a Life" (No. 93), Juanes' "Lo Que Me Gusta A Me" (No. 94), Yung Joc's "It's Goin' Down" (No. 95), Christina Milian's "Say I" featuring Young Jeezy (No. 98) and Joe Nichols' "Size Matters (Someday)" (No. 100).
"Lo Que Son Las Cosas" climbs 3-1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, trading places with Wisin & Yandel's "Llame Pa' Verte," and Rascal Flatts' "What Hurts the Most" remains atop the Hot Country Songs chart for a third week. On the Adult Contemporary chart, Lifehouse's "You And Me" jumps 2-1, swapping positions with Blunt's "You're Beautiful."
Godsmack's "Speak" maintains the top spot on the Mainstream Rock chart for a third week and Pearl Jam's "World Wide Suicide" holds at No. 1 on the Modern Rock tally, also for a third.
On Billboard's Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, Morrissey ascends to No. 1 with "You Have Killed Me," his first singles chart-topper since "The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get" was No. 1 on Modern Rock Tracks in 1994. It's the lead track from his new album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," released Tuesday in North America via Attack/Sanctuary