Losers of the Hot 100

By DAVID THORPE  |  April 19, 2011

WIZ KHALIFA, "NO SLEEP" | "Roll Up" was a poppy chart grab, so I hoped Wiz would offer something a little spicier for his third single. Instead, he goes even farther into poppy-chart-grab territory, and now "No Sleep" is falling fast. No surprise that it dropped from 6 to 17 in its second week, because this track has a weak hook, a weak beat, and very little to hang your hat on. Unlike Tim McGraw. You could hang a hat on that guy all day. If you search Google Images for Tim McGraw, which, hey, sometimes I do, one of the first autocomplete options that pops up is "Tim McGraw bulge." Not that I have anything to do with that.

REBECCA BLACK, "FRIDAY" | After peaking at 58 last week, "Friday" has dropped to 66. This certainly isn't the trajectory I was expecting. Maybe I shouldn't have sold all my Apple stock and invested it in Ark Productions.

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