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US Pop Music Charts February 6, 2014

Singles, Albums, and Pop Radio Airplay

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Katy Perry - Dark Horse

Katy Perry - "Dark Horse"

Courtesy Capitol

Top 5 Pop Singles

 

  1. Katy Perry featuring Juicy J - "Dark Horse"
  2. Beyonce - "Drunk In Love"
  3. Pitbull featuring Ke$ha - "Timber"
  4. Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
  5. OneRepublic - "Counting Stars"

 

Big Chart Movers

 

 

Hot New Pop Songs

 

  • #45 Romeo Santos featuring Drake - "Odio"
  • #60 Kacey Musgraves - "Follow Your Arrow"
  • #74 Keith Urban - "Cop Car"

 

Comments

Katy Perry consolidates her lead at the top with "Dark Horse."  A music video is in the works, and that would likely give the song an even stronger lead on the chart.  With the full impact of the Grammy Awards felt, Beyonce leaps to #2 with her show opener "Drunk In Love."  Despite the fact that "XO" was receiving the primary push at pop radio, "Drunk In Love" has become the clear fan favorite.  Jason Derulo rises up to #4 this week with "Talk Dirty."  It is his highest charting hit since he with clear to #1 with his debut single "Whatcha Say."  Pharrell Williams continues his hot streak with Academy Award nominated "Happy" rising into the top 10 this week.  It is only his second solo hit to reach the top 10 and the first to do so in a decade.  Now it looks like Imagine Dragons will indeed break the record for the most weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in a single chart run.  The old record was 76 weeks by Jason Mraz' "I'm Yours," but now Imagine Dragons leap back up to #13 in their 75th week on the chart with "Radioactive."

 

Top 5 Pop Albums

 

  1. Soundtrack - Frozen
  2. Various Artists - 2014 Grammy Nominees
  3. Lorde - Pure Heroine
  4. Of Mice and Men - Restoring Force
  5. Beyonce - Beyonce

 

Hot New Albums

 

  • #6 Casting Crowns - Thrive
  • #13 Andy Mineo - Never Land EP
  • #30 Grateful Dead - Dave's Picks Volume 9

 

 

Comments

Disney's soundtrack for the movie Frozen is now the longest reigning theatrical film soundtrack on the album chart in 10 years with a fourth week spent at the top.  With the full impact felt from the Grammy Awards, this year's nominees album continues to sell strongly at #2.  Song of the Year winner Lorde surges back up two more notches to #3 this week with her debut album Pure Heroine matching its previous album chart peak.   Metalcore band Of Mice and Men earn their first top 10 this week with their third studio album Restoring Force opening at #4.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

 

Top 5 Pop Radio Songs

 

  1. Pitbull featuring Ke$ha - "Timber"
  2. OneRepublic - "Counting Stars"
  3. Katy Perry featuring Juicy J - "Dark Horse"
  4. Ellie Goulding - "Burn"
  5. One Direction - "Story Of My Life"

 

Big Chart Movers

 

 

Hot New Pop Radio Songs

 

  • #36 Naughty Boy featuring Sam Smith - "La La La"
  • #37 Beyonce featuring Jay-Z - "Drunk In Love"
  • #38 Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull - "I'm a Freak"

 

Comments

 

Although Pitbull and Ke$ha hold for one more week at the top on mainstream pop radio, it does look like they will face a strong challenge next week from Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" which moves up to #3 this week.  One Direction have one of the biggest pop radio hits of their career so far with "Story Of My Life" surging into the top 5 this week.  

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