Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z shake up Hot 100
Cyrus' 'Party' takes No. 2 spot; Jay-Z's 'Run' is No. 3Two records break and Miley Cyrus and Jay-Z make noise on the Billboard Hot 100 this week.
As reported yesterday, the Black Eyed Peas break the record for the longest No. 1 stay for an act on the chart, with current chart topper "I Gotta Feeling" and previous No. 1 "Boom Boom Pow" dominating for a combined 20 weeks. That breaks Usher's record from 2004, when "Yeah!" and "Burn" were No. 1 for a total of 19 consecutive weeks.
Jason Mraz is this week's other record breaker, with "I'm Yours" notching its 70th week on the Hot 100. Thanks to 4.4 million total downloads and airplay on top 40, adult top 40, adult contemporary and triple A radio, "I'm Yours" beats LeAnn Rimes' "How Do I Live" for the song with the longest life on the Hot 100.
Crashing the party is Miley Cyrus with "Party In The U.S.A.," which debuts at No. 2 for her best-ever ranking on the chart. The song, which previews Cyrus' Walmart exclusive CD "The Time of our Lives," due Aug. 31, also opens at No. 1 on Hot Digital Songs with 226,000 downloads.
Following Cyrus at No. 3 is Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West's "Run This Town." The song from Jay-Z's upcoming "The Blueprint 3" album moves 169,000 downloads in its first week of release and takes the Hot 100's fifth-biggest leap of the year (66-3). The trio is slated to perform "Run This Town" on the inaugural episode of "The Jay Leno Show" Sept. 14.
Elsewhere in the top 10, Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me" drops 2-4, Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody" holds at No. 5, Drake's "Best I Ever Had" falls 3-6, and Jay Sean (featuring Lil Wayne) falls "Down" from No. 6 to No. 7. Keri Hilson "Knock You Down" featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo slips 4-8, Cobra Starship feat. Leighton Meester's "Good Girls Go Bad" falls 7-9, and Pitbull's "Hotel Room Service" drops 9-10.
Disney supergroup "Disney's Friends For Change," which includes the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez, debuts at No. 20 with "Send It On." Net proceeds from the digital release (88,000 downloads this week) will go to environmental charities through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.
Jason DeRulo's "Whatcha Say" enters the Hot 100 at No. 54, and dance artist Cascada's "Evacuate the Dance Floor" comes in at No. 80.
Britney Spears' "Radar," which is both a track on her 2007 "Blackout" album and a single from her 2008 album "Circus," is new to the Hot 100 at No. 90. "Radar" gives Spears the most Hot 100 songs from one of her albums.
Ayala Ben-Yehuda reported from Los Angeles. Silvio Pietroluongo and Keith Caulfield reported from New York.