Black Eyed Peas’ “Imma Be” Racks Up Second Week at Number One

March 5th, 2010 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

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The Black Eyed Peas captured the Number One spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for the second straight week as “Imma Be” bought off the continually rising Young Money track “Bedrock,” which moved up one spot to Number Two. Between “Imma Be,” “Boom Boom Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling,” Black Eyed Peas have maintained the Number One spot on the Hot 100 for a large chunk of the last year, and The E.N.D.’s first two singles racked up a record-breaking 26 consecutive weeks on the charts between April through October 2009. Ke$ha’s “TiK ToK,” which enjoyed a Hot 100 chart-topping run comparable to the Peas, dropped from Two to Four this week.

Elsewhere on the Hot 100, Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” was the biggest gainer in the Top 10, leaping from Number 23 last week to a Number Nine finish in only its third week on the chart. Ke$ha’s “Blah Blah Blah” with 3Oh!3 seems unlikely to replicate its predecessor’s glory as her second Animal single remained stuck in Number 11 for the second straight week (it has peaked at Seven so far). After getting skewered by the Saturday Night Live cast, the bad news continued for the “We Are the World 25 for Haiti” crew kept on coming, and the charity single plummeted from Number Six all the way down to Number 36.

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Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

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