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 Pop 100 chart are disqualified from this chart.
Justin Timberlake recently told reporters he can't just focus nonstop on his own music. He says that working with other artists helps recharge his creative batteries. Among his recent projects are 2 songs on Macy Gray's most recent album Big as well as a song on Rihanna's upcoming Good Girl Gone Bad.
Fall Out Boy exhibited their caring side this past weekend as they took part in creating a cardboard community and sleeping out on the streets overnight in Los Angeles to help raise awareness about camps of homeless people in Uganda.
When Maroon 5 released their first single "Harder to Breathe" back in 2002, it took it about 7 months to have success on the radio. In contrast, "Makes Me Wonder" has been an instant pop radio smash.
4. T-Pain featuring Yung Joc - Buy You a Drank (Shawty Snappin')
T-Pain was arrested last Saturday night in an altercation with police in Miami, Florida. Apparently, he became upset after being told his performance was going to be cut short. T-Pain was accused of making obscene gestures at the police.
Fergie's first 3 solo singles went to #1. Now she is aiming for her 4th chart-topping hit.
8. Kelly Clarkson - Never Again
This is T-Pain's second appearance on this week's top 10.