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.
Courtesy Def Jam
The first week sales of 181,000 copies for Rihanna's album Rated R amount to her best first week sales yet.
Courtesy Cash Money
Jay Sean's birth name is Kamaljit Singh Jhooti. Sean, the surname for Jay Sean's stage name is derived from the word "Shaan" which means "shining star" in Punjabi.
Courtesy Geffen Records
Courtesy Island Records
Courtesy Big Machine
"Fifteen" is Taylor Swift's ninth top 40 pop single.
Daughtry performed "Life After You" live at a Thanksgiving Day football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders.
"Rain" is Creed's first top 40 pop radio hit since 2002.