T.I. sets record for leap up Billboard chart

He jumps 70 places to Number One in third week

T.I. has set a new record in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart by jumping 70 places to the Number One spot.

His song ‘Whatever You Like’ was released three weeks ago, and shot to the top of the charts this week with over 200,000 downloads on the Hot Digital Songs chart.

Previously the record was held by Maroon 5, whose song ‘Makes Me Wonder’ leapt 63 spots to the top in May 2007, according to Billboard.

T.I. pushed Rihanna off the top spot with her track ‘Disturbia’, which spent two weeks at Number One. She also has the Number 10 position with ‘Take A Bow’.

Elsewhere, MIA’s ‘Paper Planes’ sits at Number Six after a resurgence thanks to being featured in the stoner movie ‘Pineapple Express’.

–By our New York staff.

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