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Top 10 Hot Pop Songs January 29, 2013

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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.

1. Ke$ha - "C'mon"

Ke$ha - "C'mon"
Courtesy RCA

"C'mon" was originally released as a promo single for Ke$ha's album Warrior. It has since been chosen as the official second single. It has quickly bounded into the top 20 at mainstream pop radio extended Ke$ha's impressive streak of eight consecutive hits.

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2. Maroon 5 - "Daylight"

Maroon 5 - Overexposed
Courtesy Octone

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.

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3. A$AP Rocky - "F**kin' Problems" featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar

A$AP Rocky - Long Live A$AP
Courtesy RCA

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.

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4. Calvin Harris - "Sweet Nothing" featuring Florence Welch

Calvin Harris - "Sweet Nothing" featuring Florence Welch
Courtesy Columbia

The accompanying music video for "Sweet Nothing" was directed by Vincent Haycock who also worked on Calvin Harris' "Feel So Close" video. Both Calvin Harris and Florence Welch appear in the clip along with professional actors.

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5. Bruno Mars - "When I Was Your Man"

Bruno Mars - "When I Was Your Man"
Courtesy Atlantic

Bruno Mars has stated that "When I Was Your Man" is a real, from the gut, emotional ballad. It is already a top 10 hit in Australia. It is Bruno Mars' sixth top 10 pop hit single there.

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6. One Direction - "Kiss You"

One Direction - "Kiss You"
Courtesy Syco

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.

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7. Nelly - "Hey Porsche"

Nelly - "Hey Porsche"
Courtesy Universal

The upcoming M.O. will be rapper Nelly's seventh studio album. His previous six all reached the top 10 on the album chart. Nelly has reached the top 10 on the pop singles chart 10 different times as a lead artist.

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8. fun. - "Carry On"

fun. - "Carry On"
Courtesy Fueled By Ramen

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.

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9. Olly Murs - "Troublemaker" featuring Flo Rida

Olly Murs - "Troublemaker" featuring Flo Rida
Courtesy Epic

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.

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10. The Script - "Hall Of Fame" featuring will.i.am

The Script - "Hall Of Fame" featuring will.i.am
Courtesy Phonogenic

"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.

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