Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ Hits # 1 On Billboard Hot 100, Lorde’s ‘Royals’ Enters Top 10!

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Clearly, Katy Perry has decided to take no prisoners y’all!

Lady Gaga might just have to rethink her moves, and Rihanna should just not release an album this year – if they really want a chance at the # 1 spot with Perry’s 3rd album ‘Prism‘ dropping on October 22nd.

With another 448,000 units sold this week along with a massive gain in radio airplay, Katy Perry’s ‘Roar‘ FINALLY dethrones Robin Thicke’s monster smash ‘Blurred Lines‘ from the # 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart this week!

Blurred Lines‘ reigned for an undisputed 12 consecutive weeks atop the Hot 100, easily the year’s longest running # 1 hit (unless ‘Roar‘ manages an uninterrupted run till around December – highly unlikely).

Roar‘ thus becomes Perry’s 8th Billboard # 1 single, thus trailing Perry behind Mariah Carey (18), Madonna and Rihanna (12), Whitney Houston (11) and Janet Jackson (10) as the solo female vocalists with the most # 1 singles on the Hot 100.

And as I had predicted earlier, 16-year-old New Zealand-based Lorde crashes into the top 10 with her d├ębut single ‘Royals‘ which moves up to # 8 this week. The song simultaneously crowns the Hot Rock Songs Chart, dethroning Imagine Dragons from the # 1 spot after an insane 23-week reign with ‘Radioactive‘.

With Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, Lorde etc gracing the top 10, the charts really haven’t been this exciting in a long time!

Check out the entire top 10 on the Hot 100 and Billboard 200 right here!

The Billboard Top 10 Singles this week are :

1. Roar – Katy Perry

2. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell and T.I.

3. Berzerk – Eminem

4. We Can’t Stop – Miley Cyrus

5. Applause – Lady Gaga

6. Holy Grail – Jay-Z feat. Justin Timberlake

7. Wake Me Up – Avicii

8. Royals – Lorde

9. Radioactive – Imagine Dragons

10. Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey feat. Cedric Gervais

The Billboard Top 10 Albums this week are :

1. Hail To The King – Avenged Sevenfold

2. Crash My Party – Luke Bryan

3. Hall Of Fame – Big Sean

4. Stay Trippy – Juicy J

5. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

6. The 20/20 Experience – Justin Timberlake

7. Paradise Valley – John Mayer

8. Alabama And Friends – Various

9. Unorthodox Jukebox – Bruno Mars

10. Three Kings – TGT