US Chart Roundup: Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera Land A Much-Needed Hit
Xtina, of course, suffered a very public fail with her Bionic album last year, and her last Top 40 hit came in the form of massive flop (for her) "Not Myself Tonight," which tanked at #23 on the chart. (See the 10 Worst Singles Of 2010 list.)
Maroon 5's most recent album Hands All Over also disappointed, and has yet to go Gold. (A recent report shows the record has only sold half-a-million copies worldwide.) The LP spawned a lone Top 40 hit last year in the form of "Misery," which peaked on the Hot 100 at #14. Things got really desperate when frontman Levine stripped all his clothes off for a men's cancer campaign.
Respectively, Christina and Maroon 5's last Top 10 hits were "Keeps Gettin' Better" (#7, 2008) and "Makes Me Wonder" (#1, 2007).
the music video last week. This marks The Wig's third Top 40 hit off her latest album, and fourth Top 40 single in a row, overall.
I guess it's also worth mentioning that Adele's seven-week reign at #1 ends as Pitbull & Co. move "Give Me Everything" to the top. Ne-Yo's probably praising Jesus he got onto that project.
The U.S. Top 10:
1. "Give Me Everything" - Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer *1 week*
2. "Rolling In The Deep" - Adele
3. "Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
4. "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" - Katy Perry
5. "Super Bass" - Nicki Minaj
6. "The Edge Of Glory" - Lady Gaga
7. "E.T." - Katy Perry feat. Kanye West
8. "Moves Like Jagger" - Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera *new*
9. "The Lazy Song" - Bruno Mars
10. "How To Love" - Lil Wayne