Beyonce enters 9th week atop Hot 100
EmptyNEW YORK - Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" once again edges out Fall Out Boy's "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race" at No. 1 on the Hot 100. This is the ninth week "Irreplaceable" has enjoyed the top position, while "This Ain't a Scene" sits at No. 2 and tops the Top Digital Songs tally, both for a second week.
Nelly Furtado's "Say It Right" keeps the No. 3 spot warm on the big chart for a second week but becomes her second hit to reach the summit on the Pop 100, sliding up 3-1. Daughtry's "It's Not Over" achieves a new peak on the Hot 100, moving 6-4, while Akon's "I Wanna Love You" featuring Snoop Dogg slips 4-5.
The former artist is also featured on Gwen Stefani's "The Sweet Escape," this week's greatest digital sales gainer, which ascends 19-6. It's Stefani's second top 10 hit from the album "The Sweet Escape," following "Wind It Up," which peaked at No. 6.
"Runaway Love" by Ludacris featuring Mary J. Blige rises 11-7 and is this week's greatest airplay gainer. Jim Jones' "We Fly Hight" falls 5-8 as Fergie's "Fergalicious" dips 7-9. Justin Timberlake scores his third top 10 hit in a row with "What Goes Around... Comes Around", moving 13-10; the singer previously topped the chart with "SexyBack" and "My Love" featuring T.I.
British pop singer Lily Allen's "Smile," which topped the singles chart in her homeland, bows at No. 83 to earn this week's top debut honors. Her Capitol debut, "Alright, Still," arrived Tuesday in the United States.
The Shins continue to have a big week, as the group scores its first Billboard Hot 100 single with "Phantom Limb," bowing at No. 86. The rock troupe's "Wincing the Night Away" (Sub Pop) debuted at a career-best No. 2 this week on The Billboard 200. Pretty Ricky, who scored the No. 1 spot on the chart with "Late Night Special" (Atlantic), leaps 72-12 on the Hot 100 with "On the Hotline" following its release to digital retailers.
Other debuts include Brooks & Dunn's "Hillybilly Deluxe" at No. 92, My Chemical Romance's "Famous Last Words" at No. 93, Good Charlotte's "The River" featuring M. Shadows and Synyster Gates at No. 97, Kenny Chesney's "Beer in Mexico" at No. 98 and Musiq Soulchild's "Buddy" at No. 100.
Ciara's "Promise" sits tight at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for a second week while Hector "El Father" does the same on Hot Latin Songs with "Sola." Rodney Atkins' "Watching You" remains No. 1 for a third week on Hot Country Songs.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers begin a third week at No. 1 on the Modern Rock chart with "Snow (Hey Oh)," while Three Days Grace is atop Mainstream Rock for a eighth with "Pain."