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Britney Spears’ “Make Me” Earns #1 on US iTunes Sales Chart; Katy Perry’s “Rise” #2, 5SOS #5

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Update 3: “Make Me” has ceded its US iTunes throne to Katy Perry’s “Rise,” which now claims #1 on the store’s single sales chart.

Update 2: It is presently 8:15AM ET Friday morning, and Britney Spears’ new “Make Me (featuring G-Eazy)” still holds the #1 position on the US iTunes single sales chart.

Katy Perry’s newly released “Rise” is up to #2 on the chart. Calvin Harris’ “This Is What You Came For (featuring Rihanna)” and Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling” respectively follow at #3 and #4, while 5 Seconds Of Summer’s new “Ghostbusters” cut “Girls Talk Boys” is #5.

Update: As of 3:55AM ET Friday, Britney Spears’ “Make Me (featuring G-Eazy)” remains the #1 song on the US iTunes single sales chart.

Katy Perry’s new “Rise” is up to #6 on the listing, while 5 Seconds Of Summer’s newly released “Ghostbusters” track “Girls Talk Boys” is #10.

Britney Spears’ “Make Me (featuring G-Eazy)” launched on iTunes late Thursday night.

It quickly flew to #1 on the US iTunes single sales chart, where it remains as of 2AM ET Friday morning.

Spears’ new single seized the throne from Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling,” which has spent the bulk of its run in the chart’s peak position.

Calvin Harris’ “This Is What You Came For (featuring Rihanna)” is #3, while Sia’s discounted “Cheap Thrills (featuring Sean Paul)” and Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” are respectively positioned at #4 and #5.

— Other notable new releases include Katy Perry’s “Rise” and 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Girls Talk Boys.” Perry’s Olympics anthem is currently #9 on the chart, while 5SOS’ “Ghostbusters” cut is #11. Both should move higher as Friday progresses.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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