Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Pitbull's chart-topping 2009

Pitbull bids farewell to 2009 with an impressive and unique list of accolades that undoubtedly position him as one of the top artists of the year in both the Latin and general market.

True testament to Pitbull’s international appeal, is the fact that the video to his massive hit sinlge “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)” is the #1 most watched music video on You Tube this year, with over 82 million visits to boast.

The Miami-born super star placed high in the main 2009 charts on Billboard magazine:

TOP ARTIST: #21 out of 50 (over Rihanna, Eminem, Drake, Jay Z, T-Pain, Daughtry, Green Day, Kid Cudi, Coldplay, Jamie Foxx, Jonas Brothers, etc..)
TOP ARTIST-MALE: #7 out of 10 (over Eminem, Drake, Jamie Foxx)
HOT DIGITAL SONG ARTIST: #14 out of 25 (over Kings of Leon, Rihanna, The Fray, Drake, etc)
HOT DIGITAL SONGS: #20 out of 50- “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)” (over “Live Your Life”, “Halo”, “Blame It”, “Run This Town”, “Crack A Bottle”, “Womanizer”, “Love Game”, “Love Lockdown”, “Best I Ever Had”, “If I Were A Boy”, “Sober”, etc)
HOT 100 ARTIST: #12 out of 25 (over Drake, Ne-Yo, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Kings of Leon, T Pain, Akon, etc)
HOT 100 SONGS: #17 of out 100--“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)” #46 out of 100—“Hotel Room Service”
HOT 100 ARTIST-MALE: #4 out of 10 (over Drake, Lil Wayne, Akon, etc)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: #16--“I Know You Want Me(Calle Ocho)” #43 --“Hotel Room Service”
HOT RAP SONGS ARTIST: #6 out of 10 (over Lil Wayne, Jay Z, Flo Rida & Black Eyed Peas)
HOT RAP SONGS: #18 out of 25—“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)” #23—“Hotel Room Service”
HOT RHYTHMIC ARTIST: #7 out of 10 (over Drake, Flo Rida, etc)
HOT RHYTHMIC SONGS: #11 out of 25 “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" #19 Hotel Room Service
HOT LATIN ARTIST: #24 out of 25
HOT LATIN SONGS: #20 out of 50—“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”
HOT LATIN POP SONGS: #17 out of 25—“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”

His much acclaimed studio album REBELUTION has sold over 500K physical albums worldwide and spawned over 4 million sales of it’s singles, including “I Know you want me (Calle Ocho).”

Out of over one hundred labels that sign artists every year; out of the thousands of artists that release music every year and out of all of the millions of songs that are released every year-PITBULL IS ONE OF A KIND!

Congratulations to Pitbull and TEAM PITBULL on a chart-topping and exhilarating 2009.