Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Hits Number 1 on Billboard Hot 100
Katy Perry notched up her 9th number 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with her new single ‘Dark Horse’. It is her second number one from the Prism album, the first being ‘Roar’. The Juicy J-featured track knocked off Pitbull and Kesha’s ‘Timber’ from the top spot after ruling the chart for three weeks.
Dark Horse also topped the Digital Songs Chart with 294,000 copies sold (2,315,000 total).
Pitbull and Kesha’s ‘Timber’ slips to #2 on the Hot 100 chart after being number 1 for three weeks. The track sold 169000 digital copies placing it #5 on the Digital Songs Chart.
According to Billboard, Dark Hose won the race over ‘Timber’ by a comfortable 19% margin.
NO.3 on the Hot 100 chart is ‘Counting Stars’ by One Republic. Despite topping the Radio Songs Chart for a second week, ‘Counting Stars’ still couldn’t move up on the Hot 100 chart as the song is still at the position (#3) it was last week.
A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera’s ‘Say Something’ is still at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. 147,000 digital copies was sold last week bringing its total to 2,440,000.
Jason Derulo’s ‘Talk Dirty’ hits No.6 on the Hot 100 chart making it his fourth Top 10. The song was the second most downloaded song last week after ‘Dark Horse’. It sold 194,000 digital copies.