Mims puts the 'Hot' in The Hot 100 at No. 1
Empty"This Is Why I'm Hot" by Mims rockets up the Billboard Hot 100 32-1, the third largest leap in the chart's history and the first No. 1 single for Capitol Records since 1992. The track also bows atop the Hot Digital Songs chart with 135,000 downloads and trails only Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This" (52-1) and Rihanna's "SOS" (34-1) for biggest jumps in the chart's history.
Capitol's last chart topper was the Heights' "How Do You Talk to An Angel" in November 1992. "Hot" also crowns the Hot Ringmasters tally for a fourth week.
As this week's greatest airplay gainer, Akon's "Don't Matter" achieves a new peak, sliding up 5-2. The Senegalese vocalist is also featured on Gwen Stefani's "The Sweet Escape," which climbs 6-4 this week. After topping the chart last week, Justin Timberlake's "What Goes Around... Comes Around" slips to No. 3.
"Cupid's Chokehold" by Gym Class Heroes featuring Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump ascends 8-5 while Nelly Furtado's "Say It Right" drops 3-6. Daughtry's "It's Not Over" sits tight at No. 7 for a second week (the track also crowns Hot Adult Top 40 for a second week) and Fall Out Boy's "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race," which previously peaked at No. 2, bounces up 10-8. Ludacris' "Runaway Love" featuring Mary J. Blige" falls 2-9. Rihanna's "Break It Off" with Sean Paul flies 52-10 with the help of its release to the digital marketplace.
Houston rapper Paul Wall earns his best single debut yet with "Break 'Em Off" featuring Lil' KeKe, entering the chart at No. 72. Other debuts this week include T-Pain's "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')" at No. 84, Marques Houston's "Circle" at No. 88, Huey's "Pop Lock and Drop It" at No. 98 and Dierks Bentley's "Long Trip Alone" at No. 99. AnnaSophia Robb, the 13-year-old star of "Bridge to Terabithia," scores her first appearance on the chart with the No. 90 entry of "Keep Your Mind Wide Open" from the film's soundtrack.
Robin Thicke's "Lost Without U" is No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a third week, while Trace Adkins' "Ladies Love Country Boys" ascends to the summit of Hot Country Songs in its 25th week on that chart.
On Hot Latin Songs, Alejandro Sanz' "Te Lo Agradezco, Pero No" moves up 8-1 to overtake Mana's "Manda Una Senal." Three Days Grace's "Pain" crowns both the Hot Modern Rock Tracks and the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks tallies for a second and 12th week week, respectively.
Having already flip-flopped with Natasha Bedingfield's "Unwritten" for the top spot on Hot Adult Contemporary, John Mayer's "Waiting on the World to Change" returns to No. 1 from No. 2 while "Unwritten" slips to No. 3.