Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Kelly Clarkson tops US singles chart

Kelly Clarkson is growing Stronger this week.

On Sunday, Kelly sang a flawless version of the national anthem at the Super Bowl, which had more than 11 million viewers.

Watch Kelly’s performance here.

Now, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)," the title track of her new album, lands at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

Billboard reports the song is Clarkson’s third #1, following "A Moment Like This" (two weeks on top in 2002) and "My Life Would Suck Without You" (#1 for two weeks in 2009).

"Stronger" soars to the Hot 100's top spot with top Airplay Gainer honors, charging 33-15 on the Radio Songs chart (58 million audience impressions, up 49%, according to Nielsen BDS).

On the Digital Songs survey, "Stronger" spends a second week at No. 1. The song sold 237,000 downloads (up 6%) in the list's tracking week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The sum marks Clarkson's second-best sales week, outpaced only by the debut frame of "My Life" (280,000).

"Stronger" also serves as the soundtrack to Toyota's current TV spot for its Camry model, in which Clarkson, from the driver's seat, leads a sing-along of the song with the seemingly unlikely trio of ESPN's Chris Berman, Bravo's James Lipton and the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern.

Watch Kelly in the commercial here.

Kelly’s “Stronger” knocks Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain” off the top of the chart, as it moves to #2.

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Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)

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