Two of the hottest songs in the world right now will battle for No. 1 next week!
fun.'s "We Are Young" (featuring Janelle Monae) claims a sixth week at No. 1 on Billboard's Digital Songs chart, selling 387,000 downloads (up 11%).
Most songs see a huge sales week either in their debut week, during Christmas time or right after the Grammy Awards. However, "We Are Young" saw its massive 387,000 sales frame without any of those aids. Since SoundScan began tracking download sales in 2003, only one song has had a larger week that wasn't caused by a debut, Christmas or the Grammys. That was when Flo Rida's "Right Round" sold 460,000 in its second week on the chart -- March 7, 2009.
Finally, "We Are Young" is now the year's top selling song with 2.39 million sold. It has surpassed Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" at 2.25 million.
Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" (featuring Kimbra), rises 4-2 on Digital Songs with 208,000 (up 25%) and the Wanted's "Glad You Came" slips 2-3 with 183,000.
Taylor Swift's "Eyes Open," from "The Hunger Games" soundtrack, debuts at No. 4 with 176,000. (The Hunger Games soundtrack also debuts at No. 1 this week following a record-breaking opening weekend.)