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.
"Raise Your Glass" debuted at #1 for Pink in Australia and Poland.
Ke$ha wrote "We R Who We R" after hearing news stories about bullying of gay youth that sometimes resulted in suicide.
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The accompanying music video for "Bottoms Up" was directed by Anthony Mandler.
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Katy Perry was inspired to write "Firework" by a section of Jack Kerouac's classic book On the Road.
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The name Yolanda Be Cool comes from a line in the movie Pulp Fiction.
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The Buggles, the band that recorded "Video Killed the Radio Star," the song heavily sampled in "Check It Out," recently got back together for a live show and covered "Check It Out."
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Before breaking through to the mainstream "Love Like Woe" hit #1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart.