Hot 100 Chart Moves: Holiday Favorites by Brenda Lee, Nat King Cole, Wham! & More Return


Andy Williams and Burl Ives' Christmas classics re-enter at new peaks, too.

December has arrived, snow has begun to fall and, in fact, vacation music is soundtracking the season. From Brenda Lee to Nat King Cole, Wham! and extra, a number of Christmas songs jingle their means again onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Dec. eight).

Above the six returning carols on the Hot 100, Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" locations highest amongst vacation tracks, leaping 29-14 in its second week again, incomes prime Streaming Gainer honors (up 53 % to 22 million U.S. streams, in line with Nielsen Music), drawing 27.5 million radio viewers impressions (up 19 %) and promoting 12,000 downloads (up 40 %). The tune presides over Billboard's Holiday 100 chart, which returns this week and ranks the highest vacation hits of all eras utilizing the identical methodology because the Hot 100, mixing streaming, airplay and gross sales information.

Carey's "Christmas" entered the Hot 100's prime 10 for the primary time final vacation season, 23 years after its 1994 launch, reaching a No. 9 excessive.

Here's a have a look at all the vacation songs on the newest Hot 100 (with older songs eligible to chart if displaying multi-metric positive aspects and rating within the prime 50):

Rank, Title, Artist
No. 14, "All I Want for Christmas Is You," Mariah Carey
No. 21, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," Andy Williams
No. 23, "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," Brenda Lee
No. 26, "A Holly Jolly Christmas," Burl Ives
No. 33, "Jingle Bell Rock," Bobby Helms
No. 39, "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)," Nat King Cole
No. 43, "Last Christmas," Wham!

Williams' "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," at No. 21, and Ives' "A Holly Jolly Christmas," at No. 26, each re-enter the Hot 100 at new peaks. "Wonderful" beforehand reached No. 32 on the Jan. three, 2018, chart, and hits a brand new excessive with 24.1 million in airplay viewers (up four %), 21.9 million streams (up 92 %) and three,000 bought (up 38 %). The late legend had final charted larger on the Hot 100 in 1971 and reached his prime placement with "Can't Get Used to Losing You," a No. 2 hit in 1963.

Ives' "Holly" additionally attains a brand new finest Hot 100 rank with 25 million in radio attain (up 9 %), 18.three million streams (up 88 %) and three,000 bought (up 48 %). The late singer logs his highest rank since Sept. 1, 1962, when his "Call Me Mr. In-Between" positioned at No. 23 after reaching No. 19. He hit a personal-high No. 9 with "Itty Bitty Tear" earlier in 1962.

As beforehand reported, Travis Scott scores his first Hot 100 No. 1 as "Sicko Mode" reigns after spending 4 (nonconsecutive) weeks at No. 2, helped by the discharge of a Skrillex remix within the monitoring week. "The complete thought once we made the tune was to go 'sicko mode,' " Scott instructed Billboard. "What's extra sicko mode than going No. 1?!"

Additional reporting by Gary Trust