The Number One Hits Of 2010

Nov 28, 2009 – Jan 1, 2010
Empire State of Mind
Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys is a classically trained pianist and has sold over 40 million albums worldwide.
Hype Williams directed the song’s music video, which features various iconic locations in New York City.
Jan 2, 2010 – Mar 5, 2010
Tik Tok
Kesha, born Kesha Rose Sebert, is known for her distinct musical style, which combines pop, electropop, and dance elements.
Tik Tok was Kesha’s debut single and became one of the best-selling digital singles in history.
Mar 6, 2010 – Mar 19, 2010
Imma Be
The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas’ lineup includes,, Taboo, and Fergie.
Imma Be is an electro-hop song that incorporates futuristic synthesizer sounds.
Mar 20, 2010 – Mar 26, 2010
Break Your Heart
Taio Cruz featuring Ludacris
Taio Cruz is a British singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Break Your Heart was originally written for Cheryl Cole, but Cruz decided to record it himself.
Mar 27, 2010 – Apr 30, 2010
Rude Boy
Music producer Evan Rogers discovered Rihanna during his vacation in Barbados.
Rude Boy showcases Rihanna’s Caribbean roots with a dancehall and reggae-infused sound.
May 1, 2010 – May 14, 2010
Nothin’ on You
B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars
B.o.B, born Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., is an American rapper, singer, and record producer.
Nothin’ on You was B.o.B’s debut single and received three Grammy Award nominations.
May 15, 2010 – May 21, 2010
Usher featuring
Usher, born Usher Raymond IV, has won numerous awards, including 8 Grammy Awards.
OMG is an electro-pop song that features’s signature electronic beats.
May 22, 2010 – Jun 18, 2010
Not Afraid
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
Not Afraid is a motivational song that discusses Eminem’s personal struggles and triumphs.
Jun 19, 2010 – Jul 30, 2010
California Gurls
Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg, born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., is an iconic rapper, actor, and media personality.
California Gurls was inspired by Katy Perry’s love for the California lifestyle and pays tribute to the Beach Boys’ song “California Girls.”
Jul 31, 2010 – Sep 17, 2010
Love the Way You Lie
Eminem featuring Rihanna
Love the Way You Lie was nominated for 5 Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
The song’s powerful music video, directed by Joseph Kahn, addresses the issue of domestic violence.
Sep 18, 2010 – Oct 1, 2010
Teenage Dream
Katy Perry
Katy Perry’s full name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, and she initially pursued a career in gospel music.
Teenage Dream is known for its nostalgic theme and catchy pop melody.
Oct 2, 2010 – Oct 29, 2010
Just the Way You Are
Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez, is a multi-instrumentalist and has won 11 Grammy Awards.
Just the Way You Are is a heartfelt pop ballad with romantic lyrics and a catchy melody.
Oct 30, 2010 – Nov 12, 2010
Like a G6
Far East Movement featuring The Cataracs and Dev
Far East Movement is an Asian-American hip-hop and electronic music group based in Los Angeles.
Like a G6 is an electro-pop song that features catchy hooks and a pulsating beat.
Nov 13, 2010 – Nov 19, 2010
We R Who We R
Kesha has been involved in various philanthropic efforts, including animal rights and LGBTQ+ advocacy.
We R Who We R is an electropop anthem that celebrates self-expression and individuality.
Nov 20, 2010 – Dec 3, 2010
What’s My Name?
Rihanna featuring Drake
Drake, born Aubrey Drake Graham, is a Canadian rapper, singer, and actor who first gained fame on the TV show “Degrassi: The Next Generation.”
What’s My Name? is a dance-pop song with a reggae influence, showcasing the chemistry between Rihanna and Drake.
Dec 4, 2010 – Dec 10, 2010
Only Girl (In the World)
Rihanna has appeared in several films, including “Battleship” and “Ocean’s 8.”
Only Girl (In the World) is an upbeat, dance-pop song with a powerful chorus and infectious beat.
Dec 11, 2010 – Dec 17, 2010
Raise Your Glass
Pink, born Alecia Beth Moore, is known for her powerful vocals and acrobatic performances.
Raise Your Glass is an anthemic pop-rock song that celebrates individuality and encourages listeners to embrace their true selves.
Dec 18, 2010 – Jan 7, 2011
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has been a judge on the reality TV show “American Idol” since 2018.
Firework is an inspirational, uplifting song encouraging listeners to believe in themselves and their potential.

The Biggest Pop Artists of 2010 include:
Arcade Fire, The Band Perry, Black Eyed Peas, B.o.B, Bruno Mars, Eminem, Flo Rida, George Strait, Glee Cast, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Lady Antebellum, Maroon 5, Pink, Rihanna, Sade, Sugarland, Susan Boyle, Taio Cruz, Taylor Swift, Train, Usher, Vampire Weekend

(HPS music data is compiled from charts, including Billboard’s Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance, and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)


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