Juice WRLD claims a profession first No. 1 on the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart as “Lucid Dreams” rises 2-1 on the record dated Oct. 13. The single ascends due to a 6 p.c acquire in performs on the radio format within the week ending Oct. 7, in response to Nielsen Music.
With the transfer, “Dreams” turn out to be the primary debut single by any artist in a lead position to high Rhythmic Songs since Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” staged a four-week takeover in October 2017. Among male artists, Juice WRLD boasts the primary since Kyle’s “iSPY” linked two nonconsecutive weeks that May.
In addition to Juice WRLD, “Dreams” additionally banks a No. 1 for Sting -- as a author. “Dreams,” which samples the rocker’s 1993 music “Shape of My Heart,” provides Sting his second No. 1 writing credit score on Rhythmic Songs. He beforehand visited the penthouse “I’ll Be Missing You,” by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans that includes 112, a five-week chief in 1997. “Missing” samples the Sting-co-written “Every Breath You Take,” a No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit in 1983.
Should “Dreams” intend to maintain its No. 1 rank on Rhythmic Songs, it must stave off a rising slate of challengers. YG’s “Big Bank,” that includes 2 Chainz, Big Sean and Nicki Minaj is probably the most instant risk, because it rises Three-2 and captures the week’s Greatest Gainer award due to a 17 p.c surge in performs within the week.
Directly behind "Bank," two extra songs attain new peaks: Drake’s “Nonstop” beneficial properties 6-Three a 12 p.c acquire in performs, whereas Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” lifts 7-Four because it improves by 9 p.c in weekly spins.
Beyond Rhythmic Songs, “Dreams” continues its progress throughout different radio codecs. It ascends 9-6 on the all-genre Radio Songs chart, the place it posts an 11 p.c hike to 70.9 million in viewers within the week ending Oct. 7, in addition to a 10-Eight acquire on the Pop Songs airplay chart by means of a 12 p.c increase in performs within the week.
The single’s radio success subsequently echoes its established recognition with listeners. “Dreams,” formally launched in June, has ranked within the high 10 of the Streaming Songs chart for 19 weeks, together with two nonconsecutive frames at No. 1.