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The Hot Digital Songs chart ranks the best-selling digital singles in the United States, according to Billboard.

Beginning in February 2005, digital sales have been incorporated into many of Billboard's music single charts. It was decided to do so mainly because of the dramatic rise in popularity of the digital market while commercial single sales were becoming negligible.[1] The chart has had ninety-two number one songs and its current number one is "Break Your Heart" by Taio Cruz featuring Ludacris[2]



Songs with most weeks at number one

  • 13 weeks
Flo Rida featuring T-Pain - "Low" (2007-2008)
  • 10 weeks
Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling" (2009)
Black Eyed Peas - "Boom Boom Pow" (2009)
  • 9 weeks
Gwen Stefani - "Hollaback Girl" (2005)
Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx - "Gold Digger" (2005)
  • 8 weeks
50 Cent featuring Olivia - "Candy Shop" (2005)
  • 7 weeks
Daniel Powter - "Bad Day" (2006)
  • 6 weeks
Kesha - "TiK ToK" (2010)
Miley Cyrus - "Party in the U.S.A." (2009)
Flo Rida - "Right Round" (2009)
Katy Perry - "I Kissed a Girl" (2008)
Justin Timberlake - "SexyBack" (2006)
  • 5 weeks
Rihanna featuring Jay-Z - "Umbrella" (2007)
Soulja Boy Tell'Em - "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" (2007)
Rihanna - "Pon de Replay" (2005)

Artists with the most number-one hits

1. Rihanna (6)
2. Black Eyed Peas (5) (tie)
2. Beyoncé (5) (tie)
2. Justin Timberlake (5) (tie)
5. Britney Spears (4)

Top 5 single-week download sellers[3]

1. Flo Rida - "Right Round" (636,000) February 28, 2009
2. Kesha - "TiK ToK" (610,000) January 9, 2010
3. Flo Rida - "Low" (467,000) January 12, 2008
4. Black Eyed Peas - "Boom Boom Pow" (465,000) April 18, 2009
5. Flo Rida - "Right Round" (460,000) March 7, 2009

Artists with most weeks at number one

1. Black Eyed Peas (26)
2. Rihanna (19) (tie)
2. Flo Rida (19) (tie)
4. Kanye West (12) (tie)
4. Justin Timberlake (12) (tie)
4. Beyoncé (12) (tie)
5. Gwen Stefani (10)

Self-replacement at number one

Additional achievements

  • Gwen Stefani's song, "Hollaback Girl", was the first song in its history to surpass one million downloads.
  • Flo Rida's "Low" holds the record for biggest selling digitally downloaded song of all time, with current U.S. digital sales of over 5,000,000
  • Flo Rida's song "Right Round" holds the record for the biggest and the largest debut sales week for a digital song with 636,000 downloads.
  • Kesha's song "TiK ToK" holds the record for the largest sales week for a female artist with 610,000 downloads.
  • Taylor Swift's song "Today Was a Fairytale" holds the record for the largest debut for a female artist with sales of 325,000 digital downloads in its first week of release.
  • Miley Cyrus is the youngest female artist to debut at number one with 226,000 downloads with her song "Party in the USA". It also holds the record for most weeks at #1 without topping the Hot 100.
  • Black Eyed Peas' song "Boom Boom Pow" holds the record for the biggest and largest debut sales week for a group for a digital song with 465,000 downloads.
  • Michael Jackson is the only artist to sell over one million downloads in one week.

See also

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