Following its first full week tracking after its May 4 release, “Watch” arrives with 23.8 million U.S. streams and 15,000 downloads sold in the week ending May 10, according to Nielsen Music. It concurrently debuts at No. 7 on the Streaming Songs chart and No. 16 on Digital Song Sales.
The collab is Scott's third top 20 hit on the Hot 100 (among 23 total entries), following his featured turn, with Quavo, on Drake's “Portland” (No. 9 in 2017) and his own “Antidote” (No. 16, 2015).
“Watch” is also Lil Uzi Vert's third top 20 Hot 100 hit ( 20 total entries) and West's 29th ( 83). Billed as The Throne, West last reached the top 20 in April 2016 as featured on Drake's No. 16-peaking “Pop Style.” Until this week, he had last appeared in the region under his own name in May 2015 with his No. 4-team-up with Rihanna and Paul McCartney, “FourFiveSeconds.”
West boasts the ninth-most entries in the Hot 100's 59-year history. Here's an updated look at the acts with the most visits:
207, Glee Cast 162, Drake 137, Lil Wayne 108, Elvis Presley 97, JAY-Z 91, James Brown 90, Chris Brown 88, Nicki Minaj 83, Kanye West 77, Taylor Swift 75, Ray Charles 73, Aretha Franklin 71, The Beatles
The Panamanian producer (real name: Sebastian Clark) earns his first top 40 Hot 100 hit, as his resurgent viral track darts 43-36, while leading Hot Latin Songs for a second week. The meme-assisted song rises 21-18 on Streaming Songs, despite a 9 percent dip to 19.2 million U.S. streams. (Streaming accounts for almost all the song's Hot 100 activity.)
El Chombo originally released “Cosita” in 1998, but it has now hit new heights powered by its YouTube animation (by artist Art Noux). He muses to Billboard, “I wasn't looking for a hit. The hit found me.”
Puth debuts the third single from his sophomore LP Voicenotes (released May 11) at No. 74 on the Hot 100. The track marks his seventh consecutive top 20 hit on the Pop Songs airplay chart, where it pushes 24-20. It also reaches the Radio Songs top 40 (47-38; 26.4 million in all-format audience, up 26 percent, in the week ending May 13).