After rap's reign in a lot of 2018, pop songs have dominated over the previous six months.
Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" logs a sixth whole week atop the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, because it rebounds from No. 2 to No. 1 on the checklist dated March 23.
Meanwhile, Post Malone reaches the highest 5 with "Wow." and boasts two songs within the high 5 for the primary time, because the observe joins "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)," with Swae Lee, at No. 2.
Let's run down the highest 10 of the latest Hot 100, which blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales knowledge. All charts will replace on Billboard.com tomorrow (March 19).
"Rings," launched on Republic Records, returns to the highest of the Hot 100 with a Three-1 raise on the Streaming Songs chart, having drawn 36.9 million U.S. streams, down 7 %, within the week ending March 14, in keeping with Nielsen Music. The tune leads the checklist for a seventh whole week.
The observe pushes Four-Three on Radio Songs, with 88.Four million viewers impressions, up Three %, within the week ending March 17, and holds at No. 5 (after three weeks on high) on Digital Song Sales, with 20,000 downloads offered, down 7 %, within the week ending March 14.
Notably, with "Rings" the chief on the Hot 100 once more, pop songs proceed their resurgence on the chart. In 2018, rap hits led for a document 34 consecutive weeks (29 by Drake) between Feb. Three and Sept. 22. Since then, a full six months have handed with pop again on high: pop songs have now led the Hot 100 for 24 of the previous 26 months, with Grande at No. 1 for precisely half that span (13 of these 26 weeks).
Here's a take a look at the Hot 100 No. 1s for the reason that chart dated Sept. 29, 2018. Pop songs have led the checklist solely besides for 2 toppers, for per week every, by Travis Scott and, collectively, Post Malone and Swae Lee:
7 weeks, "Girls Like You," Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, starting Sept. 29, 2018 7 weeks, "Thank U, Next," Ariana Grande, starting Nov. 17 1 week, "Sicko Mode," Travis Scott, Dec. Eight 2 weeks, "Without Me, Halsey, starting Jan. 12, 2019 1 week, "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)," Post Malone & Swae Lee, Jan. 19 6 weeks, "7 Rings," Ariana Grande, starting Feb. 2 1 week, "Shallow," Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, March 9 1 week, "Sucker," Jonas Brothers, March 16
While pop songs have scored atop the Hot 100 previously six months, hip-hop has been represented; along with "Sicko Mode" and "Sunflower," Cardi B spent seven weeks at No. 1 as featured on Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," whereas "Rings" has drawn consideration for its perceived hip-hop influences.
"Sunflower" rebounds Four-2 on the Hot 100 and tallies a 10th week atop each the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts.
Halsey's "Without Me" rises 5-Three on the Hot 100, because it leads Radio Songs for a 3rd week (100.6 million, down 1 %), and Cardi B and Bruno Mars' "Please Me" dips to No. Four from its No. Three peak.
Rounding out the Hot 100's high 5, Post Malone ascends to the area with "Wow." (7-5). The observe surges Eight-Three on Digital Song Sales (23,000, up 22 %), profitable high Sales Gainer honors on the Hot 100. Aiding the bounce: a Florida man's dance routine to the tune went viral, with Post Malone providing his approval on Instagram March 7 (simply forward of the March Eight-14 gross sales and streaming monitoring week feeding the most recent charts, dated March 23). "Wow." concurrently climbs Eight-6 on Radio Songs (65.9 million, up 5 %) and returns to the Streaming Songs high 10 (12-10; 26.1 million, up 5 %). Going ahead, the tune may gain advantage from the March 15 launch of a brand new remix, that includes Roddy Ricch and Tyga.
Post Malone provides his fifth high 5 Hot 100 hit, following "Rockstar," that includes 21 Savage (No. 1 for eight weeks in 2017); "Psycho," that includes Ty Dolla $ign (No. 1, one week, 2018); "Better Now" (No. Three, 2018); and "Sunflower."
After launching atop the March 16-dated Hot 100, Jonas Brothers' "Sucker" slides to No. 6 (marking the steepest fall from No. 1 since Zayn's "Pillowtalk" tumbled to No. 7 from the highest spot in its second week in February 2016; nonetheless, the tune spent its first 16 weeks on the chart within the high 10). "Sucker" drops from No. 1 to No. 2 on Digital Song Sales (30,000, down 66 %) and 1-9 on Streaming Songs (25.2 million, down 42 %). Conversely, "Sucker" scores the Hot 100's high Airplay Gainer award, bounding 46-27 on Radio Songs (35.6 million, up 59 %).
Notably, songwriter Louis Bell boasts 4 songs within the Hot 100's high 10 for a second week: "Sunflower," "Without Me," "Wow." and "Sucker." That's probably the most without delay since Lil Wayne sported writing credit on 5 songs within the high 10 on the Oct. 13, 2018-dated chart (after Drake drew seven within the high 10 on July 14, additionally together with 4 within the high six, like Bell this week). Among writers with no credited Hot 100 hits as an artist, Bell's haul within the high 10 is probably the most in per week since Max Martin additionally tallied 4 within the tier eight years in the past, on the chart dated March 26, 2011 (Katy Perry's "E.T.," that includes Kanye West; P!nk's "F**kin' Perfect"; Britney Spears' "Till the World Ends," that includes Nicki Minaj and Ke$ha; and Ke$ha's "Blow.")
Marshmello and Bastille's No. 2 Hot 100 hit "Happier" rises Eight-7, whereas ruling Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for a 26th week, and J. Cole's No. Four-peaking Hot 100 hit "Middle Child" lifts 9-Eight.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow" falls 6-9 after main the March 9-dated Hot 100. "Shallow" returns for an eighth week atop Digital Song Sales (34,000, down 39 %), marking the longest reign since Drake's "God's Plan" additionally led for eight weeks final 12 months. "Shallow" reaches one other new excessive on Radio Songs, the place it blasts 22-14 (52.Three million, up 23 %). The ballad from A Star Is Born spent its first 17 weeks on Radio Songs between Nos. 50 and 36 earlier than getting into the highest 30 for the primary time on the March 9-dated chart, concurrent with its Hot 100 coronation following its Oscars win for finest unique tune.
Capping the Hot 100's high 10, Travis Scott's former No. 1 "Sicko Mode" holds at No. 10 because it spends its 32nd week (encompassing its total run on the chart) within the high 10. The tune is now per week from tying the general high 10 longevity document, held by two titles:
Most weeks in Hot 100's high 10 33, "Girls Like You," Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, 2018-19 33, "Shape of You," Ed Sheeran, 2017 32, "Sicko Mode," Travis Scott, 2018-19 32, "Closer," The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, 2016-17 32, "How Do I Live," LeAnn Rimes, 1997-98 31, "Uptown Funk!," Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, 2014-15 30, "Smooth," Santana feat, Rob Thomas, 1999-2000
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