Maroon 5’s “One More Night” Ties For Longest #1 Single Of The Year

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Maroon 5 "One More Night" Official Single Cover

Maroon 5‘s fourth studio album Overexposed may not be selling as well as I expected (it has so far only sold 550,00 copies in it’s 4½ month release), but that isn’t stopping the group form having success and proving that they are here to stay. The album’s official second single One More Night,” has managed to hold the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a total of nine weeks so far.

The song has equaled the nine-week run of Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe,” which was named Billboard’s Song of the Summer. It also passes Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used to Know,” featuring Kimbra, for the year’s longest #1 run for a song with male vocals. Take a look at the longest-leading #1 Hot 100 hits of 2012, ranked by weeks on top:

Maroon 5 “One More Night”9 Weeks
Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe”9 Weeks
Gotye featuring Kimbre “Somebody That I Used To Know”8 Weeks
fun. featuring Janelle Monae “We Are Young” 6 Weeks
Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” 3 Weeks
Kelly Clarkson “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — 3 Weeks
Flo Rida “Whistle” 2 Weeks
Adele “Set Fire to the Rain” 2 Weeks
LMFAO “Sexy and I Know It”2 Weeks
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris “We Found Love”2 Weeks (the song did spend 8 weeks at #1 in November & December of 2011, which brings it’s total to 10 weeks)
Katy Perry “Part of Me”1 Week




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