Beyonce rings up fifth solo No. 1 song

Artist has one more chart-topper than Destiny's Child

NEW YORK -- Beyonce notches her fifth solo No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," one more than she scored while a member of Destiny's Child. The cut rises from No. 2 to No. 1 after selling 228,000 downloads in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

T.I.'s "Live Your Life" featuring Rihanna thus drops from No. 1 to No. 2, while another Beyonce song, "If I Were a Girl," holds at No. 3 and T.I.'s former chart-topper "Whatever You Like" stays at No. 4. Newcomer Lady GaGa's "Just Dance" featuring Colby O'Donis rises two spots to No. 5, and Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" slides one spot to No. 6.

Ne-Yo's "Miss Independent" jumps two spots to No. 7, Pink's "So What" sticks at No. 8, Britney Spears' "Womanizer" inches up three spots to No. 9, and Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" rises three spots to No. 10 to round out the top tier.

The Fray's "You Found Me," the top digital gainer thanks to second-week download sales of 145,000, rises from No. 28 to No. 15 on the Hot 100. The chart's top debut comes from Kanye West's "See You in My Nightmares" featuring Lil Wayne, which starts at No. 21.

On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, "Single Ladies" begins a third week at No. 1. Zac Brown Band's "Chicken Fried" starts a second week atop Hot Country Songs with "Chicken Fried."

AC/DC's "Rock 'N' Roll Train" is in a third week atop the Mainstream Rock chart, and the Offspring's "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid" is No. 1 on Modern Rock for an 11th week.
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