source: http://www.billboard.com/news/jay-sean-sends-peas-packing-from-hot-100-1004020213.story#/news/jay-sean-sends-peas-packing-from-hot-100-1004020213.storyJay Sean will put an end to the Black Eyed Peas' record reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 as his "Down" will move into the top slot on the chart to be released tomorrow morning. The Peas had held steady at No. 1 for 26 straight weeks with "Boom Boom Pow" (12 weeks) and "I Gotta Feeling (14 weeks), smashing the prior mark of 19 straight No. 1 frames earned by Usher with a pair of his tracks in 2004.
For Sean, his debut single becomes his first Hot 100 No. 1. The track also climbs to the top of Hot 100 Airplay with a total of 115 million listener impressions and rises 5-3 on Hot Digital Songs, where is has moved 1.5 million downloads since its release.
Source: http://www.billboard.com/artist/jay-sean-featuring-lil-wayne/623772#/artist/jay-sean-featuring-lil-wayne/623772'DOWN' IS UP: What goes up must come down. In this case, it's because of "Down."
After a record 26-week reign with "I Gotta Feeling" (the last 14 weeks) and "Boom Boom Pow" (12 weeks directly prior), the Black Eyed Peas cede the Billboard Hot 100 summit at last, as Jay Sean celebrates his first No. 1 with a 2-1 ascent for "Down."
Tomorrow in Chart Beat, we'll focus on the song's Hot 100 coronation. Today, there's more than enough to focus on regarding another chart that "Down" crowns.
Sean's career-opening single likewise rises 2-1 on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart. Featured artist Lil Wayne also nets his first No. 1 on the tally.
Sean is just the ninth male artist to conquer Pop Songs with his debut entry dating to the survey's 1992 inception. More than half of the select group has done so, however, since 2005, and the last artist in the exclusive club - Flo Rida - earned the honor with what would become the format's top song of 2008.............