Madonna, Far East Movement& Justin Bieber Hot 100Bound

New singles from Madonna **
and Far East Movement **
(featuring Justin Bieber **) are
headed for the Billboard HOT
100 chart next week. Madonna’s
“Girl Gone Wild” is scheduled to
hit the iTunes Store today (March
1) while Far East Movement’s
“Live My Life” reached retail on
Feb. 28.
“Girl Gone Wild”
The former is the second single
from the diva’s upcoming
“MDNA” album — out March 26. It
follows lead track “Give Me All
Your Luvin’,” which peaked at
No. 10 on the Hot 100. The Far
East collabo with Bieber —
produced by RedOne — is the
first taste of the hip-hop act’s
upcoming second album.
It’s too early to tell what
Madonna’s single might sell, but
the Far East track could shift
around 120,000 to 150,000
downloads by the end of the
tracking week on Sunday, March
fun.’s “We Are Young” (featuring
Janelle Monae), looks like it will
continue to be the U.S.’ top-
selling song, with industry
sources suggesting it will shift
around 270,000 to 300,000
downloads. Kelly Clarkson’s
current Hot 100 No. 1, “Stronger
(What Doesn’t Kill You),” will like
sell another 200,000 to 240,000.
The Wanted’s “Glad You Came”
will continue to build, after its
explosive sales this past week. It
jumped from 101,000 to 188,000
(up 87% according to Nielsen
SoundScan) after it was covered
on the Feb. 21 “Glee.” This week,
it could move even more. It’s
aiming for around 200,000 to
Also, look for a few Monkees
tunes to impact the Digital Songs
chart next week, following the
Feb. 29 death of the group’s
Davy Jones. It’s too early to
forecast what their songs will
sell, but it’s expected that its
1967 Hot 100 No. 1 hit
“Daydream Believer” will be the
act’s biggest single of the week.


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