The Number One Hits Of 2011

Dec 18, 2010 – Jan 7, 2011
Katy Perry
Katy Perry launched her own record label, Metamorphosis Music, in 2014.
Firework is featured in the 2012 film “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” and has become a popular anthem for various events.
Jan 8, 2011 – Jan 28, 2011
Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, responsible for numerous hit songs.
Grenade showcases the artist’s vocal range and powerful emotions through its heartfelt lyrics.
Jan 29, 2011 – Feb 18, 2011
Hold It Against Me
Britney Spears
Britney Spears received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003.
Hold It Against Me is a dance-pop song with a dubstep-influenced breakdown, showcasing Britney’s versatility.
Feb 19, 2011 – Feb 25, 2011
Black and Yellow
Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa, born Cameron Jibril Thomaz, is also an actor and has appeared in films like “Mac & Devin Go to High School.”
Black and Yellow is an anthemic hip-hop track that pays homage to the city of Pittsburgh and its sports teams.
Feb 26, 2011 – Apr 8, 2011
Born This Way
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has been a prominent advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and mental health awareness.
Born This Way is an empowering dance-pop anthem that promotes self-love and acceptance.
Apr 9, 2011 – Apr 29, 2011
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West
Kanye West, born Kanye Omari West, is a prolific producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.
E.T. is an electronic-pop song with sci-fi themes and features a rap verse from Kanye West.
Apr 30, 2011 – May 20, 2011
Rihanna featuring Britney Spears
The collaboration between Rihanna and Britney Spears on S&M was a surprise for fans of both artists.
S&M is an electro-pop song with provocative lyrics and a catchy chorus.
May 21, 2011 – Jul 8, 2011
Rolling in the Deep
Adele, born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, is known for her soulful voice and emotive ballads.
Rolling in the Deep is a powerful, bluesy song about heartbreak, featuring driving percussion and soaring vocals.
Jul 9, 2011 – Jul 15, 2011
Give Me Everything
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer
Pitbull, born Armando Christian Pérez, is also known as “Mr. Worldwide” and has collaborated with numerous artists across genres.
Give Me Everything is an upbeat, dance-pop track with energetic production and catchy hooks.
Jul 16, 2011 – Aug 26, 2011
Party Rock Anthem
LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
LMFAO is an electro-pop duo consisting of Redfoo (Stefan Kendal Gordy) and Sky Blu (Skyler Austen Gordy).
Party Rock Anthem is a dance-pop song with a catchy melody and memorable “shuffle” dance in its music video.
Aug 27, 2011 – Sep 9, 2011
Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has been a guest judge on reality TV shows such as “American Idol” and “The X Factor.”
Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) is a fun, upbeat pop song inspired by 1980s party anthems.
Sep 10, 2011 – Sep 16, 2011
Moves Like Jagger
Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera
Maroon 5’s lead singer, Adam Levine, has been a coach on the reality TV show “The Voice.”
Moves Like Jagger is a dance-pop song with catchy whistling and funky guitar riffs, inspired by Mick Jagger’s iconic moves.
Sep 17, 2011 – Nov 11, 2011
Someone Like You
Adele was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2013 for her services to music.
Someone Like You is a poignant piano ballad about lost love, showcasing Adele’s powerful vocals and emotional lyrics.
Nov 12, 2011 – Jan 6, 2012
We Found Love
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris, born Adam Richard Wiles, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, and singer-songwriter.
We Found Love is an infectious dance-pop song with a euphoric beat and memorable lyrics, produced by Calvin Harris.

The Biggest Pop Artists of 2011 include:
Adele, Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Cake, Cee Lo Green, Chris Brown, Coldplay, David Guetta, Drake, Evanescence, Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, LMFAO, Maroon 5, Michael Bublé, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Scotty McCreery, Taylor Swift

(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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