Owl City's Fireflies climbs back up to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, dethroning Jason DeRulo's Whatcha Say which is #3 this week, while Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' collaboration on Empire State Of Mind climbs to #2. Rihanna's latest single Russian Roulette makes a staggering jump to #9 from #75 last week, with Beyonce's Sweet Dreams just behind at a peak position of #10 achieved a few weeks ago. Looks like Lady Gaga has failed to nab herself another #1 with Bad Romance dropping to #18. Kelly Clarkson's Already Gone regains momentum as in climbs back into the top 20, at #19 this week. Carrie Underwood's latest single Cowboy Casanova too regains momentum, climbing to #21 from #27 last week. Despite many people believing Chris Brown's latest single would flop badly with his reputation somewhat destroyed after his attack on Rihanna but I Can Transform Ya' has climbed one more spot up on the charts, standing at #23 this week. Justin Bieber's One Time climbs to #24 and the latest single Favourite Girl debuting at #26, falling just behind Colbie Caillat's Fallin' For You at #25. With the huge success of Down, Jay Sean's latest single debuts at #27 this week with Do You Remember. Cascada's Evacuate The Dancefloor has taken some time to climb the charts but is at it's current peak of #28, knocking Mariah Carey's Obsessed into #29 this week. Taylor Swift peaks at #38 with Fifteen and Jump Then Fall dropping to #41 this week. Leona Lewis' newest single Happy finally jumps up the charts, this week by 30 spots to #68. Kris Allen re-enters the charts at #92 with Live Like We're Dying.
Carrie Underwood nabs herself a #1 album with Play On debuting right on top of the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 318,000 copies, taking the title of the highest first week sales for a female artist in 2009 that was held previously by Whitney Houston, which makes Play On Carrie's second consecutive #1 album. Mariah Carey's Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel stands at #41 this week, with Whitney Houston's I Look To You at #43. David Archuleta's Christmas From The Heart climbs one spot to #76 this week. Demi Lovato's sophomore album Here We Go Again climbs up to #125 from #144 last week.