Monday, August 27, 2012

Music News: The Charts (8/27/2012)

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift rockets 71 spots straight to the top of the billboard hot 100 this week with her latest single We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.  This song has broken the record for single week downloads by a female artist with 623,000 downloads.  Shockingly, this is only her 1st hot 100 chart topper!  After conquering the rest of the world, and many of the other charts on Billboard, Swift has finally conquered the hot 100.   Here is a look at the top 5 on the hot 100 and r&b/hip-hop songs chart as usual:

Hot 100

  1. Taylor Swift- We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  2. Flo Rida- Whistle
  3. Ellie Goulding- Lights
  4. Carly Rae Jepsen- Call Me Maybe
  5. Katy Perry- Wide Awake
R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
  1. 2 Chainz featuring Drake- No Lie
  2. Wale featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill, T-Pain- Bag of Money
  3. Usher featuring Rick Ross- Lemme See
  4.  Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz- Mercy
  5. Meek Mill featuring Drake- Amen
Check out this full story on Billboard.  You can also view the complete chart listing:

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