13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Mariah Carey, Andy Williams & More Dash Up Hot 100


Plus, chart motion for XXXTentacion, "Despacito" & extra.

If you haven't completed your vacation buying but, good luck going into any retailer this weekend. This week's Billboard charts are likewise bustling with vacation exercise, as a number of seasonal songs surge on the Billboard Hot 100 and different surveys.

Plus, browse the highest songs, albums and extra of the previous 12 months in all of 2018's year-end charts.

Meanwhile, listed here are 13 issues to know in regards to the newest rankings (dated Dec. 22).

1. Mariah Carey now has the largest vacation hit on the Hot 100 in 60 years, as "All I Want for Christmas Is You" jingles to No. 6. "This is the star on high of my Christmas tree," Carey beamed to Billboard.

2. Andy Williams hits a brand new Hot 100 excessive and The Ronettes take a sleigh experience again to the chart after a 52-year absence. Click right here for this week's Hot 100 Chart Moves.

three. Atop the Hot 100, Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" guidelines for a fifth week, whereas Halsey's "Without Me" rises to No. 2. Click right here for a recap of the Hot 100's high 10.

four. As a little bit of controversy surrounds the vacation customary, written in 1944, Dean Martin's "Baby, It's Cold Outside," recorded in 1959, bounds to the highest 10 on the Digital Song Sales chart.

5, Late rapper XXXTentacion's album Skins debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Click right here for a rundown of the chart's high 10.

6. What have been the largest concert events in every U.S. state in 2018? Billboard Boxscore chart supervisor Eric Frankenberg has compiled an in depth musical map. Click right here to take a touring chart highway journey.

7. Nicki Minaj reached 100 profession Hot 100 hits, "Despacito" and "Meant to Be" logged unprecedented No. 1 reigns and Drake set report after report. Click right here for the 12 months in chart achievements, from BTS to Cardi B and extra.

eight. Speaking of "Despacito," Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's smash, that includes Justin Bieber, tallies a milestone 100th week on the Hot Latin Songs chart.

9. On this week's Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson recap every year-end No. 1 Hot 100 hit since 1990, by Usher, Beyonce, visitor Flo Rida and extra. Click right here to pay attention.

10. Last week, Gary and Trevor time-traveled by way of each year-end Hot 100 No. 1 from the chart's begin in 1958 by way of 1989, from The Beatles to Prince and extra. Click right here to pay attention.

11. On the final new Pop Shop Podcast of 2018 with Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson, visitor Dan Smith of Bastille discusses how the "super-personal" message of the band's hit "Happier," with Marshmello, has struck a chord. Click right here to pay attention.

12. In celebration of the influential profession of Penny Marshall, who handed away Monday (Dec. 17), we glance again at how the celebs of the ABC sitcom Laverne & Shirley hit the charts, as did the present's legendary theme music. Click right here for the tribute.

13. It's been 20 years, and we are able to nonetheless bear in mind … the 1998 year-end charts, when the Titanic soundtrack completed as king of the Billboard 200.