These are the hottest 10 pop songs of the week as determined by About Top 40. 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 Hot 100 chart are disqualified from this chart.
Maroon 5 are hoping that "Daylight" will make Overexposed the band's first album to feature three top 10 pop hit singles. It is nearing the top 10 at both adult pop and mainstream pop radio. Meanwhile Overexposed has become the band's fourth consecutive studio album to sell more than one million copies.
A$AP Rocky grew up in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City and began rapping at age eight. He formed the hip hop crew A$AP Mob in 2007. He was cited in early 2012 as one of the top new artists to watch by both the BBC and BET network. His debut studio album Long.Live.A$AP debuted at #1 on the album chart.
One Direction have returned once again to working with the team of Rami Yacoub and Carl Falk on their new uptempo single. It also features a Vaughan Arnell directed music video that pays homage to movies of the 60s. "Kiss You" has already leaped into the top 10 of the pop music charts at home in the UK.
The third single from fun's album Some Nights is heading up the charts just before the Grammy Awards where the band are nominated for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. "Carry On" has reached the top 10 on the alternative songs chart.
It is starting to look like "Troublemaker" might be Olly Murs' true breakthrough single in the US. It has climbed inside the top 30 at mainstream pop radio. "Troublemaker" has already reached the pop top 10 in at least 10 countries around the world including climbing all the way to #1 at home in the UK.
"Hall Of Fame" is truly an international pop smash hit for the Script. It has reached the top 10 in at least 20 different countries around the world. In the US the song is a multi-format radio hit. It has climbed inside the top 20 at both adult pop and rock radio. "Hall Of Fame" is the lead single from the album #3.