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US Pop Music Charts July 17, 2008

Singles, Albums, and Radio Airplay


Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl

Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl

Courtesy Capitol Records

Top 5 Pop Singles

  1. Katy Perry - "I Kissed a Girl"
  2. Rihanna - "Take a Bow"
  3. Jesse McCartney - "Leavin'"
  4. Chris Brown - "Forever"
  5. Natasha Bedingfield - "Pocketful of Sunshine"

Big Chart Movers

  • #35-#28 Jordin Sparks - "One Step at a Time"
  • #38-#32 Kid Rock - "All Summer Long"


After a long leisurely climb, Natasha Bedingfield enters the top 5 for a second time with "Pocketful of Sunshine." The pop singles chart is resting in the summer heat with no major debuts this week.

Top 5 Pop Albums

  1. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
  2. Coldplay - Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
  3. Soundtrack - Camp Rock
  4. Beck - Modern Guilt
  5. Kid Rock - Rock and Roll Jesus

Hot New Albums

  • #7 - Soundtrack - Mamma Mia!
  • #20 - Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis - Two Men With the Blues
  • #26 - Los Temerarios - Si Tu Te Vas


On the strength of the rising hit single, Kid Rock's Rock and Roll Jesus is back in the top 5 after 40 weeks on the album chart. The soundtrack for Mamma Mia!, the musical based on songs by Abba, has a strong top 10 debut this week.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

Top 5 Pop Radio Songs

  1. Jesse McCartney - "Leavin'"
  2. Rihanna - "Take a Bow"
  3. Katy Perry - "I Kissed a Girl"
  4. Natasha Bedingfield - "Pocketful of Sunshine"
  5. Leona Lewis - "Bleeding Love"

Big Chart Movers

Hot New Radio Songs

  • #40 - V.I.C. - "Get Silly"


Jesse McCartney scores his very first pop radio #1 this week as "Leavin'" slides into the top slot on an otherwise quiet radio week.

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