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.
1. Rihanna - "Take a Bow"
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According to Contact Music, Rihanna recalls, in reference to her massive hit "Umbrella," going up to songwriter The-Dream and saying, "If you give this record away to someone else I'm going to kill you."
Courtesy Aware Records
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Courtesy Island Records
Photo by Davey Wilson, courtesy Red Ink Records
Metro Station has only been in existence as a group since 2006.
3 Doors Down are expected to head out on the road this summer with the band Staind.
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Taylor Swift will be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine for the Best of Rock 2008 issue.
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