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List of number-one digital songs of 2011 (U.S.)

The highest-selling digital singles in the United States are ranked in the Hot Digital Songs chart, published by Billboard magazine. The data are compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based on each single's weekly digital sales, which combines sales of different versions of a single for a summarized figure.

Chart historyEdit

Key
  Indicates best-charting digital song of 2011[1]
Issue date Song Artist(s) Weekly sales Ref(s)
January 1 "Grenade" Bruno Mars 212,000 [2][3]
January 8 559,000 [4][5]
January 15 425,000 [6][7]
January 22 275,000 [8][9]
January 29 "Hold It Against Me" Britney Spears 411,000 [10][11]
February 5 "Grenade" Bruno Mars 204,000 [12][13]
February 12 "Fuckin' Perfect" Pink 241,000 [14][15]
February 19 "I Need a Doctor" Dr. Dre featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey 226,000 [16][17]
February 26 "Born This Way" Lady Gaga 448,000 [18][19]
March 5 509,000 [20][21]
March 12 286,000 [22][23]
March 19 231,000 [24][25]
March 26 "E.T." Katy Perry featuring Kanye West 216,000 [26][27]
April 2 261,000 [28][29]
April 9 254,000 [30][31]
April 16 327,000 [32][33]
April 23 323,000 [34][35]
April 30 "S&M" Rihanna featuring Britney Spears 293,000 [36][37]
May 7 "E.T." Katy Perry featuring Kanye West 344,000 [38][39]
May 14 300,000 [40][41]
May 21 "Rolling in the Deep"   Adele 294,000 [42][43]
May 28 353,000 [44][45]
June 4 297,000 [46][47]
June 11 254,000 [48][49]
June 18 244,000 [50][51]
June 25 224,000 [52][53]
July 2 "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" Katy Perry 235,000 [54][55]
July 9 226,000 [56][57]
July 16 "Party Rock Anthem" LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock 258,000 [58][59]
July 23 236,000 [60][61]
July 30 215,000 [62][63]
August 6 209,000 [64][65]
August 13 202,000 [66][67]
August 20 185,000 [68][69]
August 27 "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera 219,000 [70][71]
September 3 "She Will" Lil Wayne featuring Drake 255,000 [72][73]
September 10 "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera 217,000 [74][75]
September 17 "Someone Like You" Adele 275,000 [76][77]
September 24 "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera 220,000 [78][79]
October 1 221,000 [80][81]
October 8 233,000 [82][83]
October 15 "Someone Like You" Adele 222,000 [84][85]
October 22 218,000 [86][87]
October 29 207,000 [88][89]
November 5 "We Found Love" Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris 231,000 [90][91]
November 12 243,000 [92][93]
November 19 236,000 [94][95]
November 26 227,000 [96][97]
December 3 211,000 [98][99]
December 10 "Sexy and I Know It" LMFAO 226,000 [100][101]
December 17 "It Will Rain" Bruno Mars 166,000 [102][103]
December 24 "Sexy and I Know It" LMFAO 149,000 [104][105]
December 31 152,000 [106][107]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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