Katy Perry Breaks Records while Jay Z & Kanye bow Big on the Charts

Katy Perry has finally out done Madonna, Whitney, Celine and Janet in the record books. She just landed her fifth # 1 single from her Teenage Dream album with “Last Friday Night”. Bolstered by a ridiculously huge amount of airplay and added sales from a remix by Missy Elliott, the song makes it five in a row for Perry as she becomes the first female artist and second singer in history to land five # 1’s on the Hot 100 from a single album. She follows Michael Jackson who did it with his Bad album and the chart toppers “Bad”, “The Way You Make Me Feel”, “Dirty Diana” Man in the Mirror” and “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” with Siedah Garrett. Katy’s chart leaders were “California Gurls” with Snoop Dogg, “Teenage Dream”, “Firework”, “E.T.” with Kanye West and now “Last Friday Night”. Congrats Katy! … In case you’re wondering the artists with four # 1’s from one album are Whitney Houston (Whtiney), George Michael (Faith), Janet Jackson (Rhythm Nation 1814), Mariah Carey (Mariah Carey) and Paula Abdul (Forever Your Girl)… Madonna has had three chart toppers from an album, True Blue, while Celine has actually never had more than one # 1 single per album strangely enough. For more on the singles and Katy’s record head to Billboard here. And check out the new top ten below.

Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten Singles:
1. “Last Friday Night”- Katy Perry (last week~ 2)
2. “Party Rock Anthem”- LMFAO (lw~ 1)
3. “Moves Like Jagger”- Maroon 5 w/Christina Aguilera (lw~8)
4. “Super Bass”- Nicki Minaj (lw~ 5)
5. “Lighters”- Bad Meets Evil w/Bruno Mars (lw~ 5)
6. “How to Love”- Lil Wayne (lw~ 6)
7. “Give Me Everything Tonight”- Pitbull w/NeYo, Nayer & Afrojack (lw~ 4)
8. “Pumped Up Kicks”- Foster the People (lw~ 13)
9. “I Wanna Go”- Britney Spears (lw~ 7)
10. “Good Life”- OneRepublic (lw~ 11)

Over on the Album chats, Jay Z & Kanye West make a huge debut on top with their collaboration album, Watch the Throne. It sold 436,000 copies for the second biggest bow of 2011 after Lady Gaga’s Born This Way. The rappers lead three other debuts in the top ten including country singer Luke Bryan who gets his biggest sales week ever with his latest, Tailgates & Tanlines, which also tops the Country charts. Check out the new top ten albums below.

Billboard 200 Top 10 Albums:
1. Watch the Throne- Jay Z & Kanye West (debut)
2. Tailgates & Tanlines- Luke Bryan (debut)
3. Now 39 Compilation- Various Artists (debut)
4. 21- Adele (last week~ 1)
5. Chief- Eric Church (lw~ 2)
6. My Kinda Party- Jason Aldean (lw~ 6)
7. 4- Beyonce (lw~8)
8. Dream with Me- Jackie Evancho (lw~ 22)
9. Blood Sweat + Tears- Ace Hood (debut)
10. Kidz Bop 10- Various Artists (lw~ 7)

And here’s Katy Perry’s brand new # 1 single “Last Friday Night”. (Please enjoy the cameos by Debbie Gibson, Rebecca Black, Corey Feldman, Kevin McHale, Kenny G and more as well. High-larious)

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