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.
British singer-songwriter Alex Clare is an Orthodox Jew and will not perform, travel, or work on the Jewish Sabbath or religious holidays. His breakthrough hit single "Too Close" has been certified platinum in the US and has reached the top 10 on the pop singles chart in the UK, Austria, and Germany.
2. Taylor Swift - "Ronan"
3. Enrique Iglesias - "Finally Found You" featuring Sammy Adams
Enrique Iglesias reportedly was in serious conversations with the producers of American Idol to be a judge on the show, but the negotiations fell through. It looks like his pop music career will keep him busy. "Finally Found You" is on target to be Enrique Iglesias' fourth top 40 pop hit single as lead artist in the past three years.
Pop-rock band Train first hit the pop singles chart with the 1999 top 20 breakthrough "Meet Virginia." Since that point the group has scored seven more top 40 pop hits. Four of their albums have reached the top 10 and three of them have been certified platinum for sales.
Matchbox Twenty released three studio albums between 1996 and 2002. All three sold two million or more copies. They also generated five top 10 pop hit singles. The group has now released their first all-new studio album in ten years titled North. The album is set to debut at #1 on the Billboard album chart. "She's So Mean," the first single, is already a top 10 hit at adult pop radio.