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Britney Spears claims fourth US No.1

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Britney Spears 'Hold It Against Me'
Britney Spears has claimed her fourth US number one single with 'Hold It Against Me'.

The singer stormed into pole position on the tally, selling 411,000 downloads in seven days - the highest ever for a female artist - toppling Taylor Swift's record of 325,000 digital sales of 'Today Was A Fairytale' last year.

Behind Spears, Bruno Mars slips to two with 'Grenade', and Katy Perry's 'Firework' completes the top three.

Wiz Khalifa's 'Black And Yellow' advances from seven to five, while Pink's 'Raise Your Glass' dips from five to eight.

Outside the top ten, Avril Lavigne debuts at number 13 with 'What The Hell' with sales of 163,000, and Kayne West and Jay-Z's 'H*A*M' enters at 23 with 125,000 downloads sold.

Meanwhile, Pink's 'F**kin' Perfect' vaults 57 to 30 and Nicki Minaj and Drake's 'Moment For Life' leaps from 51 to 44.

David Guetta and Rihanna's 'Who's That Chick?' jumps 85 to 51, and Adele's 'Rolling In The Deep' re-enters at 97 after it's previous peak of 68.

The top ten singles in full (click where possible for our reviews):

1. (*) Britney Spears: 'Hold It Against Me'
2. (1) Bruno Mars: 'Grenade'
3. (2) Katy Perry: 'Firework'
4. (3) Rihanna ft. Drake: 'What's My Name?'
5. (7) Wiz Khalifa: 'Black And Yellow'
6. (6) Enrique Iglesias Feat. Ludacris & DJ Frank E: 'Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)'
7. (4) Ke$ha: 'We R Who We R'
8. (5) Pink: 'Raise Your Glass'
9. (8) Black Eyed Peas: 'The Time (Dirty Bit)'
10. (9) Bruno Mars: 'Just the Way You Are'

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