Maroon 5 Hits #1 with Payphone

Maroon 5 Overexposed PostcardMaroon 5 has scored another hit with “Payphone” featuring Wiz Khalifa. The track was downloaded 493,000 times over its first week in release, earning it the #1 spot on Billboard’s Digital Songs chart (per Billboard).

Billboard says Maroon 5 has set a new record with “Payphone,” bumping “Boom Boom Pow” by the Black Eyed Peas out of the record books for the best sales week ever for a digital song by a group. “Boom Boom Pow” and its 464,000 downloads was just no match for Maroon 5’s latest song.

“Payphone” also provided Maroon 5 with their best debut position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. “Payphone” debuted at #3 while their previous best debut was “Moves Like Jagger” at #8.

Watch the “Payphone” lyric video: