Pitbull Barks His Way To Top Of Billboard Chart


News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 30, 2011: Cuban American rapper Pitbull is on top of the charts – literally!

The singer took the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Wednesday for the first time ever. His song “Give Me Everything” rose one place to the coveted top spot.

Born Armando Christian Pérez, the singer first recorded performance was from the Lil Jon album Kings of Crunk in 2002, after which he released his debut album in 2004 titled M.I.A.M.I. (short for Money Is a Major Issue) under TVT Records.

Pitbull is released his highly anticipated follow-up English album, Planet Pit, on June 21, 2011 and has also collaborated with Jennifer Lopez on her single “On the Floor.”
Pitbull will be touring Australia as part of Iglesias’ “Euphoria” tour this month.

Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” rose three to No. 5, passing Lady Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory” at No. 6.

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