The Black Eyed Peas Score Their First #1
NEW YORK – “Boom Boom Pow,” the new single from three-time Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum Interscope recording artists The Black Eyed Peas, lands at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The first single from their upcoming release, The E.N.D. gave the Peas their first Hot 100 chart-topper of their career. “Boom Boom Pow” debuts with 469,000 digital downloads for the week catapulting the track to the #1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Digital Songs chart. The weekly download total is the best-ever by a group.
The video for “Boom Boom Pow,” directed by Mathew Cullen & Mark Kudsi of Motion Theory (Weezer’s “Pork and Beans” and Beck’s “Girl”) premiers everywhere next week. In the first video from The E.N.D., The Black Eyed Peas’ imagine 3008; their birth into the digital afterlife.
The E.N.D. is the Black Eyed Peas’ first original new album since Monkey Business (released May 2005), with sales of over 4 million in the U.S. and worldwide sales of more than 9 million copies. Monkey Business generated Grammy Awards for “Don’t Phunk with My Heart” and “My Humps.”