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.
2. Christina Aguilera - "Your Body"
Christina Aguilera is off to a strong start with her new single. It is already lodged in the top 5 in sales at iTunes while climbing swiftly up pop radio playlists. It has been four years since Christina Aguilera last visited the top 10 as a solo artist. The album Lotus is due November 13, 2012.
3. Enrique Iglesias - "Finally Found You" featuring Sammy Adams
"Finally Found You" is a single from Enrique Iglesias' re-release of the Euphoria album titled Euphoria Reloaded. The original release of the album was a top 10 hit and included the top 10 pop hit singles "I Like It" and "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)." "Finally Found You" is a hit on both Latin and mainstream pop charts.
This is the lead single from Alicia Keys' upcoming fifth studio album also titled Girl On Fire. The song is reportedly inspired by her marriage to producer Swizz Beatz and the birth of their son Egypt. There is both an "Inferno" mix of the song which is the track including Nicki Minaj and a more sparse "Bluelight" mix.
"Feel Again" has been an instant hit for OneRepublic at adult pop radio. It swiftly climbed into the top 20. The song will be included on the band's upcoming third studio album. It has received acclaim from reviewers for the big, celebratory sound of the song.
"50 Ways To Say Goodbye" is the 12th top 10 hit at adult pop radio for the group Train. The band first came together in the mid 1990s. They released their debut, self-titled album in 1998. That album included the band's breakthrough hit single "Meet Virginia." It climbed into the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached #2 on the adult pop chart.
"Don't Wake Me Up" has taken off as a major hit for Chris Brown in Australia and New Zealand. It has peaked at #2 and been certified platinum in both countries. Here in the US it is turning into a major dance hit single nearing the top 10. Fortune, the album which includes "Don't Wake Me Up" was a #1 hit in both the US and the UK.
Rumors are floating that "Don't You Worry Child" will be the last single released by the dance music collective known as Swedish House Mafia. It is already a top 30 dance hit in the US. The three man group are considered to be a dance music supergroup. Five of their singles have reached the top 3 on the US dance chart.
"Ho Hey" is the breakthrough single for the folk rock band The Lumineers. It is a #1 smash hit at both alternative and rock radio. Their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album has reached #11 on the album chart.