Rihanna stays at No. 1, Usher's 'OMG' debuts big on Billboard Hot 100

usher-rihannaImage Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty ImagesNot much changed this week on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, and we’re sure Rihanna loves that. For its fourth week straight, her “Rude Boy” is No. 1. And again, B.o.B’s “Nothin’ On You” rests at No. 2. As a matter of fact, the top eight tracks kept the same positions as last week: Train’s  “Hey, Soul Sister” remains at No. 3 and Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s “Telephone” is still ringing in at No. 5.

Returning to the top 10 this week, Jason Derulo‘s “In My Head” climbed from  No. 11 to No. 9.

Meanwhile, Usher‘s having a stellar week. After finding out his new album Raymond v. Raymond is the No. 1 album in the country yesterday, today his “OMG” debuts at No. 14. It’s the third-best debut single of his career. (In 1997 his “Nice & Slow” debuted at No. 9 and in 1998 “My Way” debuted at No. 8.)

Coming of the success of her movie The Last Song, Miley Cyrus‘ “When I Look At You” moved up from 25-16.

Again we ask, who is going to knock Rihanna out of the No. 1 spot? Think Usher can pull it off? Or is it time for B.oB. to snatch it? Let us know what you think.

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  • 4rocket

    Only decent song on her album.

    • tibia lafayette

      i dont remember the last timei bought an album and REALLY LOVE all the songs on it,go buy it,its amazing

  • Rob

    4rocket-I agree
    Usher’s album is ok at best I’m not a big fan of OMG and I wish there was more to Lil Freak than “are you *$#% with me”.

  • tony

    great job usher talk about a comeback! the number 1 album in the country! omg debuts at #14 on hot 100! your singles lil freak, hey daddy (daddy’s home), and there goes my baby all moved up the charts! you have 3 songs inside the top 20 on hot r&b hip hop songs chart (4 from the album), people said you were gonna flop and look what happened good first week sales and your album is inside the top 10 in Canada, Holland, Australia, Germany, Spain, and Italy! WOW I bet all you haters didn’t see that coming!!

  • fancypants

    it’s nice to see Usher back on the top of the charts. i remember when Confessions was released and every song on that album was hot (especially “Yeah”) and Usher was everywhere.

    • fancypants

      i wish “Throwback” was a single. that was a great song.

  • R.

    I think in the long run Usher will have the evolution 8701 (global superstar status) type success again with this album. Confessions status was continuously record breaking but difficult for him to obtain again. Anyway this is a great album, I think when OMG starts getting heavier rotation, Hey Daddy and Lil Freak will start to follow. Remember Beyonce Single Ladies came first then If I were a boy(this was a hit immediately), then few months later Single ladies started becoming huge. I can see that happening to Usher as well hopefully.

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