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US Pop Music Charts January 6, 2011

Singles, Albums, and Pop Radio Airplay


Katy Perry -

Katy Perry - "Firework"

Courtesy Capitol Records

Top 5 Pop Singles

  1. Katy Perry - "Firework"
  2. Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
  3. Ke$ha - "We R Who We R"
  4. Rihanna featuring Drake - "What's My Name?"
  5. Pink - "Raise Your Glass"

Big Chart Movers

Hot New Pop Songs

  • #79 Big Time Rush - "Big Night"


It is a traditionally slow week coming just after the holidays. The biggest news is that after one week out of the top spot, Katy Perry wrenches back the crown giving "Firework" a fourth week on top. That gives her a twelfth week overall at #1 for songs from the Teenage Dream album.

Top 5 Pop Albums

  1. Taylor Swift - Speak Now
  2. Eminem - Recovery
  3. Rihanna - Loud
  4. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday
  5. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy


The week after Christmas holiday related albums tumble and some of the biggest albums of the past year rise to take their place on the chart. Eminem's Recovery was the biggest selling album of last year and surges back into the #2 spot just behind Taylor Swift.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

Top 5 Pop Radio Songs

  1. Katy Perry - "Firework"
  2. Pink - "Raise Your Glass"
  3. Ke$ha - "We R Who We R"
  4. Rihanna - "Only Girl (In the World)"
  5. Bruno Mars - "Grenade"


The pop radio chart is roughly auto-pilot this week with very little movement at all. Look for things to start shifting a bit as new releases begin in the New Year.

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