Rihanna's "Umbrella", Longest Reigning Single in a Decade


By remain seated at #1 in U.K. Singles chart, Rihanna's "Umbrella" becomes the first hit in 10 years to break the tenth week reign.
Although Rihanna's "Umbrella" has descended U.S. chart in the tenth week, the Jay-Z featuring hit still has its say in U.K. Singles chart. The song enters its tenth week at #1, making itself the longest running Number One single in ten years at the top of the U.K. chart.

With such record, Rihanna joins Whitney Houston and Bryan Adams in the list of singers with #1 hit that stays more than nine weeks. Houston's "I Will Always Love You" remained seated at the top post for ten weeks in 1992 while Adam's "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" claimed 16 weeks victory one year prior.

Further down the chart, Kate Nash's "Foundation" has taken over the #2 position that was reigned by Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie's "Big Girls Don't Cry" last week. Fergie's ballad is now seated at #4 and preceded by Timbaland's new collaborative hit with Doe and Keri Hilson "The Way I Are".

Enrique Iglesias' "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song) and The Hoosiers' "Worried About Ray" have both climbed 2 positions to #5 and #6 respectively. Avril Lavigne's second single "When You're Gone" from her new effort slips 6-7 and is followed by a new entry in the top ten called "Oh My God" by Mark Ronson feat. Lily Allen.

Arctic Monkeys' "Fluorescent Adolescent" makes the biggest top ten plunger this week by dropping 5-9 and rounding up the chart at #10 is My Chemical Romance's "Teenagers".

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