Here are this week’s HitPredictor chart results…
Producer Tricky Stewart, who worked with Katy Perry on her Teenage Dream album, told MTV that he is back in the studio with Perry working on leftovers from their Teenage Dream sessions. Hinting that Teenage Dream would have a re-release. Also it’s been confirmed that famed producer Luke was finishing up a new single with Perry. This week, Katy’s “The One That Got Away“, the 6th single from Teenage Dream is set to join all the other tracks from the album that have been #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Flo Rida is back with another hit, “Good Feelin” from his fourth studio album Only One Rida (Part 2), and it takes a sample from 60’s R&B legend Etta James. Both singles are Mainstream Top 40 HitPredictors this week.
Last week Beyonce’s “Party” was a Rhythmic HitPredictor and this week “Countdown“, from her fourth studio album 4 samples the countdown from “Uhh Ahh” performed by Boyz II Men is. Adele’s “Someone Like You” is a smash at Mainstream Top 40, Hot AC and Mainstream AC and it’s now becoming a hit at Rhythmic.
Elle Varner is the daughter of two published songwriters, spending most of her childhood sleeping on studio couches, running around green rooms, and watching her parents struggle to make a name in the industry. She was singing as soon as she could speak, playing the flute at 6 and the piano at 9. She learned about harmony, melody and complex rhythm at the Amazing Grace Conservatory. She was signed to a label after attending the Clive Davis Program of Recorded Music at NYU and is currently on RCA Records. “I Only Want to Give it To You” featuring J Cole is the first single from her upcoming album, Perfectly Imperfect. It’s an Urban HitPredictor this week.
Avril Lavigne has had a busy year, appearing in the Hub network show Majors & Minors as a guest mentor, doing a spread in Maxim, and three months after the release of Goodbye Lullaby, Lavigne announced that work on her fifth studio album had already begun, with eight songs written so far. For now the 3rd single from her album Goodbye Lullbye, “I Wish You Were Here” is a Hot AC HitPredictor this week.
Chris Daughtry told Ryan Seacrest that his upcoming album Break The Spell will be more upbeat and more positive lyrically. The just released single from that upcoming album, “Crawling Back to You” is a Mainstream AC HitPredictor this week.
Kenny Chesney has recorded 15 albums, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced more than 30 Top Ten singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, 20 of which climbed to the top of the charts. “Reality” is the 5th single from his album Hemingway’s Whiskey. Nashville Star reality music competition winner and now Country music star, Chris Young had a huge 2010 with a hit album and nomination for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, and now is back with his 3rd hit “You“, from his 2nd album Neon. Both songs are Country HitPredictors this week.
Grayslake, Illinois, is a suburb of Chicago and is very proud of the brothers Loeffler, the 3 brothers that helped form Alternative Metal group, Chevelle (now composed of just Sam & Pete). Their music has been described as “a kind of controlled chaos, a beautiful darkness, a gentle rampage of aural velocity”, and this week “Face To The Floor“, from their upcoming album Hats Off to the Bull is both an Alternative and Active Rock HitPredictor this week.