Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry and Chris Brown conquer the Charts

Carly Rae Jepsen just won’t settle down til everyone in American gives her a ring as her smash “Call Me Maybe” makes it 5 weeks in a row on top of the Billboard Hot 100. She fends off the usual challengers Maroon 5 and Katy Perry while David Guetta & Sia make the biggest move up from 9 to 7 with “Titanium”. We’ll see if any of them can stop her from holding at # 1 next week. However, a sleeper may stop her in the form of P!nk’s brand new single “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” which debuts on the Hot 100 at# 58 but is now featured on the front page of iTunes and has risen to # 2 on that sales chart. Stay tuned. In the meantime, check out the new top ten singles below.

Top Ten Singles on the Hot 100:
1. “Call Me Maybe”- Carly Rae Jepsen (last week~ 1)
2. “Payphone”- Maroon 5 w/ Wiz Khalifa (lw~ 2)
3. “Somebody that I Used to Know”- Gotye w/ Kimbra (lw~ 3)
4. “Wide Awake”- Katy Perry (lw~ 4)
5. “Lights”- Ellie Goulding (lw~ 7)
6. “Where Have You Been?”- Rihanna (lw~ 5)
7. “Titanium”- David Guetta w/ Sia (lw~ 9)
8. “We Are Young”- fun. w/Janelle Monae (lw~ 7(
9. “Starships”- Nicki Minaj (lw~8) * sets the record for longest reign a song has spent in the top ten of the Hot 100 that debuted there with 21 weeks
10. “Scream”- Usher (lw~ 1)

Over on the Billboard 200 Albums chart, that douchebag unapologetic jerk Chris Brown grabs his second #1 album with Fortune. However, the collection sells only 134,000 copies, less that half of his last album to land at the top of the chart… Right behind him making a massive 21 to 2 move is Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream aided by the release of her concert film Katy Perry: Part of Me. That album also benefitted from a $.99 sale at last week on July 3rd where a ton of albums were sold at that discount price. Others benefitting from that sale were The Black Keys, Gotye and fun. who all return to the top ten. For more on that sale and all the numbers, head to Billboard here and check out the new top ten below.

Top Ten Albums on the Billboard 200:
1. Fortune- Chris Brown (debut)
2. Teenage Dream- Katy Perry (last week~ 21)
3. Believe- Justin Bieber (lw~ 3)
4. Overexposed- Maroon 5 (lw~ 2)
5. Living Things- Linkin Park (lw~ 1)
6. Making Mirrors- Gotye (lw~ 31)
7. Some Nights- fun. (lw~ 27)
8. Welcome to the Fishbowl- Kenny Chesney (lw~ 6)
9. 21- Adele (lw~ 7)
10. El Camino- The Black Keys (lw~ 55)

And here’s the latest video from Katy Perry, featured on her Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection collection, for “Wide Awake”. Enjoy


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