No stopping Soulja Boy on Billboard Hot 100
EmptyNEW YORK -- Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" begins a fifth non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in a week when his debut album, "souljaboytellem.com," debuts at No. 4 on the Billboard 200. Kanye West's "Stronger" and Britney Spears' "Gimme More" hold their spots right behind, at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively.
Timbaland's "Apologize" featuring OneRepublic is on the move again, jumping 6-4 a week after rocketing from No. 22. Another Timbaland song is right behind, as "The Way I Are" featuring Keri Hilson slides 4-5. J. Holiday's "Bed" rebounds 7-6 and starts a fifth week at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
Back on the Hot 100, Colbie Caillat's "Bubbly" rises 10-7, and Alicia Keys scores her first top 10 hit in almost three years with "No One," up 12-8. Fergie's "Big Girls Don't Cry" falls 5-9 and Kanye West's "Good Life" featuring T-Pain jumps 18-10 thanks to an increase of 25 million audience impressions, the largest of the year. "Good Life" is also the top airplay gainer on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, rising 15-8.
The chart's faster digital gainer is Rihanna's "Hate That I Love You," which moves 26-18. It's the artist's third straight top 20 hit from her Def Jam album "Good Girl Gone Bad." Labelmate Jay-Z's "Blue Magic" is the Hot Shot Debut this week at No. 55. Also new this week is Soulja Boy's "Soulja Girl" featuring I-15 at No. 72.
On Hot Country Songs, Toby Keith scores his first No. 1 in more than two years with "Love Me if You Can." The cut swaps places with last week's chart-topper, Brad Paisley's "Online," which falls to No. 3.
Foo Fighters' "The Pretender" continues to rule on Billboard's rock charts, beginning an eighth week at No. 1 on Modern Rock and a third on Mainstream Rock.