These are the hottest 10 pop songs of the week as determined by About Top 40. Click highlighted songs for reviews.
Black Eyed Peas - "Don't Lie"
The masters of phunk follow their massive pop hit "Don't Phunk With My Heart" with an easygoing sunsplashed pop tune. It roars into our countdown at the top spot.
Mariah Carey - "Shake It Off"
With "We Belong Together" still perched near the top of the pop chart, Mariah Carey is building another sizable hit single.
Bow Wow featuring Omarion - "Let Me Hold You"
This is one of THE love ballads of the summer 2005. It seems to only gain momentum as it moves higher in the charts.
The Click Five - "Just the Girl"
The boys from Boston continue their march up the pop chart. They are featured as one of the Top New Pop Artists For August 2005
Fall Out Boy - "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Fall Out Boy's breakthrough is one of the hardest rocking hits of the summer. The band's blend of unforgettable pop melody and hardcore-influenced rock is a treat to the ears.
- Backstreet Boys - "Just Want You To Know"
Gorillaz - "Feel Good, Inc."
Momentum has slowed somewhat for Damon Albarn's cartoon music makers, but a successful showing at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards could revive this song's fortunes.
- Weezer - "Beverly Hills"
Weezer continue to build the radio audience for this hit. This song's success is abundant proof that emo still has an eager audience.
Crazy Frog - "Axel F"
The frog turned this remake of "Axel F" into one of the biggest pop hits of the year so far in the U.K. Radio is just starting to pick up on the craze on this side of the Atlantic. Read the review for a link to the digital video for "Axel F."
Frankie J. - "How To Deal"
Frankie J. brings a big dose of Latin-tinged romance to the pop chart.
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.