West's 'Gold Digger' Extends Chart Domination
Kanye West's "Gold Digger" continues its domination of several Billboard charts again this week. On the Billboard Hot 100, it is No. 1 for a fourth straight week and is the greatest airplay gainer onKanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx continues its domination of several Billboard charts again this week. On the Billboard Hot 100, it is No. 1 for a fourth straight week and is the greatest airplay gainer on the chart.
In addition to extending its weeks at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (three), Pop 100 (three), Hot Digital Songs (four) and Hot Ringtones (four) lists, "Gold Digger" also advances to No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart, where Bow Wow's "Like You" featuring Ciara falls to No. 2 after four weeks on top.
On the Hot 100, "Like You" holds at No. 3, behind Mariah Carey's "Shake It Off," which remains at No. 2. Carey's former No. 1, "We Belong Together" drops one position this week to No. 6.
Exploding 25-4 in its fifth week on the chart, rock act Nickelback's "Photograph" is the Hot 100 title with the greatest digital sales gains. The advance puts the track in front of Black Eyed Peas' "My Humps," which slides one position to No. 5, but retains its bullet due to continued airplay and/or sales growth. The Nickelback song is also in its second week at No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock airplay chart.
Green Day's "Wake Me When September Ends" climbs 8-7 on the Hot 100, followed by David Banner's "Play" (10-8), and the falling fortunes of the Pussycat Dolls' "Don't Cha" featuring Busta Rhymes (7-9).
The chart's top tier is closed out by Weezer's "Beverly Hills." The song's 11-10 move in its 26th week on the chart gives the modern rock band its first Hot 100 top 10 hit. The track topped Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart in April and the Modern Rock airplay chart in July.
At No. 57, the Hot 100's top debut is the Goo Goo Dolls' "Better Days." Other debuts are Bon Jovi's "Have a Nice Day" (No. 58), Kenny Chesney's "Who You'd Be Today" (No. 64), Ray J's "One Wish" (No. 84), Keyshia Cole's "I Should Have Cheated" (No. 85), Trina's "Here We Go" featuring Kelly Rowland (No. 92), Ryan Cabrera's "Shine On" (No. 94), Disturbed's "Stricken" (No. 96), Faith Hill's "Like We Never Loved at All" (No. 97), Neal McCoy's "Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On" (No. 98) and Death Cab For Cutie's "Soul Meets Body" (No. 100).
Montgomery Gentry's "Something To Be Proud Of" advances to No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart as Sara Evans' "A Real Fine Place To Start" falls to No. 2 after two weeks on top. But there's no change on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs list, where Shakira's "La Tortura" featuring Alejandro Sanz is on top for a sixth consecutive and 18th overall week.
Rob Thomas' "Lonely No More" extends his lead on the Adult Contemporary airplay chart to eight weeks, while Gorillaz' "Feel Good Inc." is No. 1 on the Modern Rock airplay chart for a seventh.