US Charts: Britney Spears Cracks Hot 100 Top 10


    Britney Spears Scream and Shot TheLavaLizard and Britney Spears’ “Scream and Shout” single cover

    North America’s fascination with Britney Spears is still going strong. Proving that she is undoubtedly one of the biggest Pop stars on the planet, Spears helped to boost the filth known as’s “Scream & Shout” to the upper echelons of the US charts.

    “Scream & Shout” vaulted up the Billboard Hot 100 this week by landing at #8. The song clocked in as Spears’ 13th top ten on the lineup and extended her span of hits, which started in December 1998 with her debut single, “…Baby One More Time”. Later this year, she is expected to release a song for her own album, currently being recorded following her reported The X Factor (US) dismissal.

    Who ranked at #1 on the Hot 100 this week? Bruno Mars ruled the roost with “Locked Out of Heaven” for an impressive 5th frame. See the other leading releases in the top ten of both Billboard 200 and the Hot 100 below:

    Billboard 200

    1. Various Artists – Les Miserables – 92K (total: 270K)

    2. Mumford & Sons – Babel – 91K (total: 1.55 M)

    3. Taylor Swift – Red – 69K (total: 3.18)

    4. Phillip Phillips – The World From the Side of the Moon – 63K (total: 596K).

    5. One Direction – Take Me Home – 61K (total: 1.40 M)

    6. Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox – 55K (total: 480K)

    7. Various Artists – Pitch Perfect – 52K (total: 264K)

    8. Lumineers – Lumineers – 51K (total: 744K)

    9. Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire – 44k (total: 460K)

    10. Pink – The Truth About Love – 41K (total: 986K)

    Billboard Hot 100

    1. Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”

    2. Rihanna – “Diamonds”

    3. Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

    4. Lumineers – “Ho Hey”

    5. Macklemore & Lewis – “Thrift Shop”

    6. Phillip Phillips – “Home”

    7. Justin Bieber – “Beauty & a Beat (Ft. Nicki Minaj)”

    8. – “Scream & Shout (Ft. Britney Spears)”

    9. Maroon 5 – “One More Night”

    10. Flo Rida – “I Cry”

    Watch the video for “Scream & Shout” below: