These are the hottest 10 pop songs of the week as determined by About Top 40. Click highlighted songs for reviews.
Jessica Simpson - "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'"
This remake of Nancy Sinatra's classic from The Dukes Of Hazzard movie soundtrack features hot production from the duo of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. It is accompanied by a video that is too hot for many.
Gwen Stefani - "Cool"
Gwen shifts the mood significantly in the 4th single from Love, Angel, Music, Baby. Soulful musing about her ongoing friendship with a former lover goes down well on a hot summer day.
D.H.T. - "Listen To Your Heart"
Belgian dance music group does a by-the-numbers reworking of Roxette's classic ballad. That peppy dance beat makes it all irresistible.
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop - "Lose Control"
"Misdemeanor" returns with one of her best. Snatching the hook from a little known early 80's techno ditty is a stroke of genius, and Ciara and Fat Man Scoop provide the icing on a very tasty cake.
Bow Wow featuring Omarion - "Let Me Hold You"
The "'Lil" is long gone as Bow Wow matches himself with loverman Omarion in this preview to Bow Wow's new album Wanted.
Ludacris featuring Bobby Valentino - "Pimpin' All Over the World"
Ludacris introduces his protege. The video for this song has garnered attention for featuring black African female models for one of the first times in a music video.
Bowling For Soup - "Ohio (Come Back To Texas)"
These beer guzzling guys from Texas are back with another hilarious slice of life. I think the Mexican food really doesn't suck in Chicago.
Fall Out Boy - "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Chicago's most prominent punk pop band is on the verge of hitting the pop mainstream. They've got a strong core following and are picking up speed.
Fat Joe featuring Nelly - "Get It Poppin'"
One of the top new hip hop hits of the summer. Fat Joe is on a roll.
Weezer - "Beverly Hills"
It's been out for awhile now, but Weezer's "Beverly Hills" is back on the rise again. One of the best in-the-car anthems of this year.
This chart is compiled consulting data from various music industry charts and sources. It is intended to indicate the hottest rising hits. Recordings that have reached the top 10 of the Billboard Pop 100 chart are disqualified from this chart.