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Posted: 04 January 2018 at 7:03am | IP Logged Quote edtop40

the db states the hit version is the 3:57 solo version
with britney spears alone; i checked the hot 100 charts
on the billboard website from that period and it shows
as featuring nicki minja & kesha. question is, which
version was/is considered the hit version? the 3:57
britney solo version or the 4:44 remix version featuring
nicki minaj & kesha?

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Posted: 04 January 2018 at 11:04am | IP Logged Quote aaronk

It's possible some stations played the remix in this area, but I only ever recall hearing the solo version. Maybe Paul Haney would know, but I wonder if the remix versions end up being the ones shown on the chart based on being the most downloaded/streamed version, even if top 40 radio is playing a different version.

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Posted: 04 January 2018 at 1:02pm | IP Logged Quote Gary

We only played the solo version when it was a current and still play the solo version in our Gold category at my CHR I work at.
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Posted: 04 January 2018 at 5:53pm | IP Logged Quote Glenpwood

Same strategy that was used on Rihanna's S&M collaboration was
used here. The song had already cracked the Top 10 as a solo track
but the first week sales of the Kesha/Minaj remix boosted it to its peak
position of three- hence Billboards reference of it. The lions share of the
airplay for virtually its entire Hot 100 run was the solo version.

Edited by Glenpwood on 04 January 2018 at 5:54pm
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