Timber! Pitbull and Ke$ha have chopped down a Monster hit…
After four weeks of playing second fiddle, the 32-year-old Cuban American singer and the pop starlet have climbed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with their hit single “Timber,” giving Pitbull the second chart topper of his career.
The new leader had held the No. 2 spot while Eminem and featured artist Rihanna reigned for four frames with “The Monster.”
“Timber,” the No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Songs chart, adds the Hot 100’s top Streaming Gainer award, vaulting 6-2 on Streaming Songs with a 21% gain to 5.3 million U.S. streams, according to Nielsen BDS. It likewise lifts 6-2 on the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart (1.8 million, up 40%).
On Radio Songs, “Timber” returns to its No. 5 peak, from No. 6, with an 8% gain to 109 million all-format audience impressions, according to BDS.
“Timber” concurrently takes over atop Hot Rap Songs, which “Monster” had led for nine weeks.
Pitbull’s previous Billboard Hot 100 topper was “Give Me Everything” featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer.