"We Are Young" by fun. featuring Janelle Monae jumps to #1 in its 11th week on the Hot 100. The song received two tremendous boosts from high-profile TV shows. It was featured on Glee on Dec. 6 and was used in a TV commercial on the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.
A version of the song by the Glee Cast debuted and peaked at #12 on the Hot 100 in December, the same week that the fun. version debuted at #53. The fun. version dropped off the Hot 100 after two appearances, but it re-entered the chart in January. The subsequent Super Bowl usage (in an ad for Chevrolet's Sonic) really kicked the song into high gear. The song has sold 1,133,000 million copies in the four full sales weeks since the Super Bowl, which is 77% of its total to date of 1,480,000.Read More »from Week Ending March 4, 2012. Songs: The Song That TV Made Famous