Katy Perry Stays Cool Atop Summer Songs List

Singer Katy Perry demonstrates that every good awards show needs an ice cream (wo)man, as she arrives at the MuchMusic Video Awards on Jun. 20 in Toronto.

Though Katy Perry's "California Gurls" is knocked out of the top spot of the Hot 100 this week, it maintains a comfortable lead atop Billboard's Summer Songs 2010 tally, as its six weeks at No. 1 on the big chart all fell within the summer tracking period.

See the Complete Summer Songs 2010 Chart

Meanwhile, this week's new Hot 100 No. 1 -- "Love the Way You Lie," by Eminem featuring Rihanna -- enters the Summer Songs top 10 all the way at No. 5, bumping his own "Not Afraid" out of the recap.

Eminem & Rihanna Replace Katy Perry Atop Hot 100

For the first time in its history, Billboard has been running a weekly chart updating the race for the Summer Song of the year, based on Hot 100 performance from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Summer Music Central

Summer Songs 1985-2009

Weekly Summer Playlist

Top 30 'Summer' Songs of All-Time


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