Kanye West Takes #1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.29.2012
"Mercy" with Big Sean and others hits the top
Kanye West's latest single has topped the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. Billboard reports that "Mercy," West's collaboration with Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz, took the top spot this week. It knocked Usher's "Climax" down to #2 after ten weeks at the top spot. "Mercy" is West's sixth #1 on the chart, Sean's second and Pusha T and 2 Chainz' first.
Also in the top five was J. Cole's "Nobody's Perfect" featuring Missy Elliott, which rose two places to #3. Trey Songz's "Heart Attack" fell one place to #4 while Usher scored his second in the top five this week as "Lemme See" featuring Rick Ross rose a spot to #5.
As for the album chart, Usher's Looking 4 Myself held onto the #1 spot despite a 62% drop in sales from its debut week. Razor & Tie's That's My Jam a five-disc compilation album debuted at #2, while Waka Flocka Flame's Triple F Life: Fans, Friends and Family fell a spot to #3 in its second week to make way. Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded was up a spot to #4 and the Project X took advantage of the movie's home video release to jump twenty-five spots to #5.
Here is the top 5 of each:
1. Kanye West, Big Sean, 2 Chainz and Pusha T "Mercy"
2. Usher "Climax"
3. J. Cole (ft. Missy Elliot) "Nobody's Perfect:
4. Trey Songz "Heart Attack"
5. Usher (ft. Rick Ross) "Lemme See"
1. Usher - Looking 4 Myself
2. i>That's My Jam Compilation
3. Waka Flocka Flame - Triple F Life: Fans, Friends and Family
4. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
5. Project X Soundtrack