Did You Remember? Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' Returns to the Charts After '21st of September'


The track hits No. 1 on R&B Digital Song Sales.

Clearly, you bear in mind.

Earth, Wind & Fire's traditional hit "September" debuts on Billboard's Digital Song Sales chart (dated Oct. 6) at No. 26 with 9,000 downloads offered, marking a 215 p.c surge, within the Sept. 21-27 monitoring week, in response to Nielsen Music. The track concurrently hits No. 1 on the R&B Digital Song Sales chart for the primary time, leaping from No. 10, and re-enters the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales chart at No. 10, a brand new peak.

Surely sparking the track's achieve? Its opening lyric: "Do you bear in mind the 21st night time of September?"

"September" additionally debuts at No. 7 on R&B Streaming Songs with eight.5 million U.S. streams, up 100 p.c.

"September" noticed its sharpest good points on, in fact, Sept. 21, when it offered 5,000 downloads, a 788 p.c enhance from the day earlier than. The observe additionally logged four.1 million on-demand U.S. streams (audio and video mixed) on Sept. 21, up 386 p.c from 847,000 the day before today.

Playing into the enjoyable, Earth, Wind & Fire's Twitter account posted a ballot on Sept. 21 asking followers merely, "Do you bear in mind?" Of the half-million customers who responded, 88 p.c replied "sure."

The disco observe is one in all Earth, Wind & Fire's greatest chart hits. It peaked at No. eight on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Feb. 10, 1979) after spending a week at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Jan. 13). It turned the group's fourth prime 10 (of seven complete) on the Hot 100 and its sixth No. 1 (of an eventual eight) on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.