Ariana Grande Tops HipHopMagz Hot 100 for Sixth Week, Andy Williams Makes 'Wonderful' Record Return to Top 10


Grande’s “Thank U, Next” holds at No. 1, whereas “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” brings Williams again to the highest 10.

Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" guidelines the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 29) for a sixth week.

Meanwhile, late legend Andy Williams returns to the Hot 100's high 10 after a record-breaking 47 years, eight months and three weeks, as "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" rises from No. 13 to No. 10, turning into the his first high 10 since 1971. Williams recorded the basic vacation tune, which reaches the Hot 100's high 10 for the primary time, in 1963.

Let's run down the highest 10 of the most recent Hot 100, which blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales knowledge. All charts will replace on tomorrow (Dec. 25).

Grande's "Next," launched on Republic Records, and which debuted atop the Nov. 17-dated Hot 100, turning into her first No. 1 on the chart, notches a seventh week atop the Streaming Songs tally, with 43.5 million U.S. streams, down 14 p.c, within the week ending Dec. 20, based on Nielsen Music. (It drew 93.Eight million clicks within the week ending Dec. 6, the most important streaming week for a tune by a girl, following the Nov. 30 premiere of its official video.) It dips 2-Four on the Digital Song Sales chart (which it led for 2 weeks), down Eight p.c to 23,000 downloads offered within the week ending Dec. 20. On Radio Songs, it holds at No. 5 with 86.Four million viewers impressions, up 12 p.c, within the week ending Dec. 23, good for the Hot 100's high Airplay Gainer award for a fourth consecutive week.

Halsey's "Without Me" spends a second week at its No. 2 Hot 100 excessive. It leads Digital Song Sales for a fifth week (37,000, basically even week-over-week); repeats at No. Four on Radio Songs (88.Three million, up 7 p.c); and drops Three-Eight on Streaming Songs (31.9 million, down 1 p.c).

The hole narrows between the Hot 100's high two titles, as "Next" decreases by 7 p.c in total exercise and "Without Me" features by 2 p.c.

Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode," which led the Dec. Eight-dated Hot 100, retains at No. Three, whereas topping the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts for a ninth week every.

Post Malone and Swae Lee's "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)" reaches the Hot 100's high 5, surging 7-Four, after the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse premiered in theaters Dec. 14 and scored a box office-topping first weekend. Meanwhile, the tune's mother or father soundtrack debuts at No. 5 on the Billboard 200. "Sunflower" sprouts 6-Three on Digital Song Sales (28,000, up 69 p.c); 13-Four on Streaming Songs (34.1 million, up 42 p.c); and 15-14 on Radio Songs (46.Four million, up 2 p.c), because it snares high Sales and Streaming Gainer honors.

Post Malone provides his fourth high 5 Hot 100 hit and Swae Lee provides his second (following his featured activate French Montana's No. Three-peaking "Unforgettable" in summer time 2017); plus, as half of Rae Sremmurd, Swae Lee spent seven weeks at No. 1 in 2016-17 with the duo's "Black Beatles," that includes Gucci Mane.

Marshmello and Bastille's "Happier" dips Four-5 on the Hot 100 after reaching its No. Three peak, because it tops Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for a 14th week, and Panic! on the Disco's "High Hopes" likewise slips a spot, to No. 6 from its No. 5 Hot 100 peak. "Hopes" guidelines Hot Rock Songs for an eighth week and Radio Songs for a fifth body (125.5 million, down 1 p.c).

Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" backtracks to No. 7 on the Hot 100 after reaching a brand new No. 6 peak per week in the past, turning into the highest-charting vacation season-themed hit in 60 years. It stays at No. 1 on the Holiday 100 (for a 34th week of the chart's 39 weeks of existence, since its 2011 launch) and hits a brand new excessive on Streaming Songs (6-Three; 34.7 million, up 24 p.c). Despite its one-position drop on the Hot 100, "Christmas" features by 21 p.c in total exercise, the second-greatest enhance within the high 10, after "Sunflower" (up 35 p.c).

Kodak Black's No. 2-peaking "ZEZE," that includes Travis Scott and Offset, lifts 9-Eight on the Hot 100, as mother or father album Dying to Live launches as Black's first Billboard 200 No. 1. "ZEZE" swaps spots with Lil Baby and Gunna's "Drip Too Hard" (Eight-9), which reached No. Four.

Rounding out the Hot 100's high 10, Andy Williams' "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," recorded and first launched in 1963, dashes 13-10, reaching the highest 10 finally. It rises Eight-7 on Streaming Songs (33.Three million, up 6 p.c) and 50-46 on Radio Songs (26.Four million, up 5 p.c), whereas sporting Four,000 offered (down 6 p.c).

Here's a have a look at a number of the most notable achievements for Williams and the basic carol.

Longest break between Hot 100 high 10s: Williams, who died in 2012 at age 84, provides a fourth high 10 to his Hot 100 historical past and first since April 1971, when "(Where Do I Begin) Love Story" reached No. 9.

Ending a document hole of 47 years, eight months and three weeks, Williams blasts previous the mark for the longest wait between time within the Hot 100's high 10, beforehand held by the late Dobie Gray, who went 30 years, two months and per week between his personal "Drift Away" in 1973 and Uncle Kracker's remake of the tune, that includes Gray, in 2003.

Among acts as lead artists on each bookending hits, Williams passes Paul McCartney, who spanned 29 years and two weeks between "Spies Like Us" in 1986 and "FourFiveSeconds," with Rihanna and Kanye West, in 2015.

Longest span of Hot 100 high 10s: Williams expands his span of high 10 Hot 100 hits to a document 59 years, two months and two weeks. He first appeared within the high 10 on the chart dated Oct. 12, 1959, with "Lonely Street," simply over a 12 months after the Hot 100's Aug. Four, 1958, inception. (He has now tallied high 10s within the 1950s, '60s, '70s and 2010s).

Williams bests McCartney, whose solo high 10s span 44 years and two weeks, from "Another Day"/"Oh Woman Oh Why" in 1971 to "FourFiveSeconds" in 2015. (And that's not together with McCartney's iconic hits with The Beatles, who first appeared within the high 10 on Jan. 25, 1964, with "I Want to Hold Your Hand.")

From Anka & Avalon to Ari: Looking again at Williams' first week within the Hot 100's high 10 (additionally at No. 10), on Oct. 12, 1959, Bobby Darin's basic "Mack the Knife" led the listing. Williams' newest week within the area finds him again on the identical rank wanting up at Grande's "Thank U, Next." "Mack" turned the 20th No. 1 within the Hot 100's historical past; "Next" is the 1,079th.

To evaluate, the artists at the moment within the high 10 with Williams: Grande, Halsey, Scott, Marshmello, Bastille, Post Malone, Swae Lee, Panic! on the Disco, Carey, Kodak Black, Offset, Lil Baby and Gunna.

And, the artists within the high 10 with Williams in his first week within the high 10: Darin, Paul Anka, The Fleetwoods, Santo & Johnny, The Everly Brothers, Sandy Nelson, The Coasters, The Browns and Frankie Avalon.

Below "Mack the Knife" on Oct. 12, 1959, Anka ranked at No. 2 with "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" and The Fleetwoods held No. Three with "Mr. Blue."

Sixth vacation high 10 on the Hot 100: Williams' "Wonderful" turns into solely the sixth yuletide hit ever to achieve the Hot 100's high 10, and the second in a 12 months after Carey's "Christmas" (which first reached the area final vacation season), with the arrival of streaming serving to each songs.

Highest-Charting Holiday Songs within the Hot 100's History

No. 1 peak, 4 weeks, starting Dec. 22, 1958, "The Chipmunk Song," by David Seville & The Chipmunks
No. 6, Dec. 22, 2018, "All I Want for Christmas Is You," Mariah Carey
No. 7, Jan. Eight, 2000, "Auld Lang Syne," Kenny G
No. 7, Jan. 6, 1990, "This One's for the Children," New Kids on the Block&
No. 9, Feb. 21, 1981, "Same Old Lang Syne," Dan Fogelberg
No. 10, Dec. 29, 2018, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," Andy Williams

"Wonderful" first appeared on the Hot 100 simply two vacation seasons in the past (Jan. 7, 2017). As for vacation songs and their eligibility, or lack thereof, for the Hot 100 over time, chart historian Joel Whitburn notes in his e book Christmas in the Charts: "From 1963 via 1972, and from 1983 via 1985 [with minimal exceptions], Billboard printed a seasonal Christmas Singles chart and didn’t chart Christmas singles on the Hot 100." Per present Hot 100 guidelines, in place lately, older songs, together with seasonal titles, can rank within the high 50 if experiencing important multi-metric features, and a number of vacation requirements re-enter or debut every season.

The Skipper, too: "Wonderful" was written by Edward Pola and George Wyle, the latter of whom additionally co-wrote the theme tune to the basic '60s sitcom Gilligan's Island, "The Ballad of Gilligan's Island." He co-penned the latter with Sherwood Schwartz, who created Gilligan's Island and fellow beloved sitcom The Brady Bunch (and co-wrote the Brady theme, with Frank De Vol.)

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