BRITNEY SPEARS’ pop comeback is complete – she’s back on top of the U.S. charts
thanks to a record-breaking sales week.
The singer’s Womanizer tune has scored the biggest chart jump to number one
in Billboard Hot 100 history after rocketing up 95 spots from last week’s 96 to
It’s the first time Spears has been on top since her debut single …Baby One
More Time hit number one at the beginning of 1999.
The feat marks the third time in the past two months that the record for the
biggest jump to number one has been shattered – rapper T.I. soared 70 spots
with his Whatever You Like at the beginning of September (08), and he toppled
himself last week (ends10Oct08) when he took his Rihanna duet Live Your Life
from 80 to one.
Womanizer tops the new chart thanks to download sales of 286,000 – the
biggest opening-week tally by a female artist since Nielsen SoundScan began
tracking digital downloads in 2003