David Archuleta's single "Crush" moved to No. 63 on Billboard's Pop 100 after debuting at No. 93 last week, according to this week's print edition of Billboard magazine.
Billboard, the music industry's most reliable source, also reported that "Crush" sits at No. 43 on its Pop 100 Airplay charts, after making its bow at No. 57 last week.
The numbers aren't surprising, and the song is sure to rise to the Billboard Hot 100's Top 10, if not to No. 1.
When it was released as an official digital download on Aug. 12, it immediately hit No. 1 on the iTunes download charts, with more than 166,250 purchases, according to davidarchuletafanblast.com, one of the most reliable Web sites due to its close ties to the Archuleta family.
As for YouTube viewings, the various fan versions of tribute videos and slide shows featuring "Crush" average 33,000 hits, according to the numbers on www.YouTube.com