Maroon 5 & Cardi B's 'Girls Like You' Hits No. 1 on Hot 100, Eminem & 5 Seconds of Summer New to Top 10


A pop music guidelines for the primary time since January, ending a report 34-week streak of rap No. 1s.

Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," that includes Cardi B, ascends to No. 1, after six weeks ready at No. 2, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Sept. 29). Maroon 5 dethrones the 6 God, as Drake's "In My Feelings," which led the record for 10 weeks, drops to No. 2. Notably, "Girls" is the primary pop music to high the Hot 100 since January, ending a report 34-week streak of rap No. 1s.

Meanwhile, two tracks enter the Hot 100's high 10: Eminem's "Killshot" soars onto the chart at No.  Three, arriving because the rapper's milestone 20th high 10, and 5 Seconds of Summer's "Youngblood" lifts 11-10, turning into the band's first high 10.

Let's run down the highest 10 on the latest Hot 100, which blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales knowledge. All charts will replace on tomorrow (Sept. 25).   

"Girls," launched on 222/Interscope Records and pushed partly (particularly early on in its chart run) by the excitement of its feminine star-studded video, turns into the 1,078th No. 1 within the Hot 100's 60-year historical past. The observe tops the Radio Songs chart for a ninth week (127.6 million in viewers within the week ending Sept. 23, up 2 %, in line with Nielsen Music), claiming sole possession of Maroon 5's longest-leading No. 1, passing the eight-week Radio Songs reigns of "One More Night" in 2012 and "Don't Wanna Know," that includes Kendrick Lamar, in 2016-17.

"Girls" dips Three-Four on Digital Song Sales (21,000 downloads offered, down Three %, within the week ending Sept. 20), after main for six weeks, the band's longest rule on the record, and slides 7-10 on Streaming Songs (25.Four million U.S. streams, down Three %, within the week ending Sept. 20), the place it reached No. 5.

Here is a take a look at 5 different highlights of Maroon 5's, and Cardi B's, new Hot 100 coronation:

Maroon 5's fourth No. 1: "Girls" marks Maroon 5's fourth Hot 100 No. 1, after the Adam Levine-fronted band first led in 2007 (and after first reaching the chart on Aug. 23, 2003, with "Harder to Breathe"):

"Makes Me Wonder," three weeks at No. 1, starting May 12, 2007
"Moves Like Jagger," that includes Christina Aguilera, 4, starting Sept. 10, 2011
"One More Night," 9, starting Sept. 29, 2012
"Girls Like You," that includes Cardi B, one to-date, starting Sept. 29, 2018 (coincidentally, precisely six years after "One" hit No. 1)

Maroon 5 takes full management of the lead amongst duos or teams for essentially the most Hot 100 No. 1s within the 2000s and 2010s; the band passes The Black Eyed Peas, Destiny's Child and OutKast, every with three because the begin of that span. Among all acts, Rihanna leads with 14 No. 1s this century (all since her first, "SOS," in 2006).

Over 11 years of No. 1s: Further reflecting its longevity, Maroon 5 extends its span of Hot 100 No. 1s to 11 years, 4 months and two weeks, courting to its first week on high with "Makes Me Wonder" in 2007. UPDATED: The final act to reign with an extended profession stretch of main the Hot 100? Beyoncé, whose Ed Sheeran duet "Perfect" (billed as such for the primary 5 of its six complete weeks at No. 1) led in December and January, 13 years and 6 months after she first led (other than Destiny's Child) with "Crazy in Love," that includes JAY-Z, starting in July 2003.

Cardi B's third No. 1: As for Cardi B, already the one feminine rapper with two Hot 100 No. 1s, she extends her report, as "Girls" turns into her third. Her debut smash "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)" led for 3 weeks starting Oct. 7, 2017, and "I Like It," with Bad Bunny and J Balvin paced the July 7 chart.

("Girls" was initially launched by Maroon 5-only on the band's 2017 album Red Pill Blues; Cardi B joined for its single remix.)

Rap's streak wraps up: "Girls" ends the report run of 34 consecutive weeks that rap songs had dominated the Hot 100. The streak started on Feb. Three with Drake's "God's Plan" (for 11 weeks) and continued together with his "Nice for What" (eight); Childish Gambino's "This Is America" (two); Post Malone's "Psycho," that includes Ty Dolla $ign (one); XXXTentacion's "Sad!" (one); Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin's "I Like It" (one); and Drake's "Feelings" (10).

"Girls" is the primary pop Hot 100 No. 1 since Camila Cabello's "Havana" (that includes Young Thug), which topped the Jan. 27-dated chart. Speaking of "Havana" …

17 weeks to No. 1: "Girls" completes the longest journey to No. 1 on the Hot 100 (17 weeks) since Cabello's "Havana" (23). It additionally finishes the best positional rise to No. 1 since "Havana"; "Girls" debuted at No. 94 on June 9, whereas "Havana" started at No. 99 (Aug. 26, 2017).

In between the 2 leaders, the six rap No. 1s famous above (from "Plan" to "Feelings") all debuted within the high 10 (together with "Plan," "Nice" and "America" at No. 1), apart from "Sad" (No. 17), pushed on the time most strongly by streaming. This week, airplay accounts for simply over half of the Hot 100 chart factors for "Girls."

Also, the six weeks that "Girls" spent at No. 2 on the Hot 100 earlier than main this week mark essentially the most since "Havana" waited seven weeks at No. 2 earlier than taking the highest spot.

"Girls" (down Three % in total exercise) narrowly defeats Drake's "Feelings" (down 9 %) atop the Hot 100, because the latter descends Three-5 on Streaming Songs (39 million, down 2 %), 5-6 on Digital Song Sales (19,000, down 14 %) and 5-Eight on Radio Songs (67.Three million, down 20 %).

As reported final week, when "Feelings" logged its 10th week atop the Hot 100, Drake led the chart for an unprecedented 29th week in 2018, his three No. 1s this yr, passing Usher for essentially the most time on the summit in a single yr; Usher tallied 28 weeks at No. 1 in 2004.

"Feelings" concurrently tops the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts for an 11th week every.

Eminem's Machine Gun Kelly diss observe "Killshot" blasts onto the Hot 100 at No. Three. It begins as his 10th No. 1 on Digital Song Sales (38,000), and first since "The Monster," that includes Rihanna, in 2013, as he ties Drake for essentially the most leaders amongst males; total, they path solely Taylor Swift (15), Rihanna (14) and Katy Perry (11). The music soars onto Streaming Songs at No. 2 with 51.Three million U.S. streams.

Eminem earns his 20th Hot 100 high 10, and third in a row in a three-week span, after "Lucky You" and "The Ringer" bowed at Nos. 6 and eight, respectively, on the Sept. 15-dated chart. He's the 19th act to tally no less than 20 high 10s; amongst rappers, Eminem ties Lil Wayne for the third-best high 10 complete, trailing solely Drake (31) and JAY-Z (21).

Juice WRLD's No. Three-peaking "Lucid Dreams" rises 5-Four on the Hot 100, because it reaches the Radio Songs high 10 (11-10; up 7 % to 57.Eight million); Post Malone's "Better Now" drops to No. 5 from its No. Four peak; Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin's "I Like It" descends Three-6; Kanye West and Lil Pump's "I Love It" drops to No. 7 after debuting at No. 6 per week in the past, whereas main Streaming Songs for a second week; 6ix9ine's "FEFE," that includes Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, backtracks 7-Eight, after reaching No. Three; and Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode" strikes Eight-9, after hitting No. Four.

Rounding out the Hot 100's higher tier, 5 Seconds of Summer (simply days after summer time turned to fall) achieves its first high 10, as "Youngblood" bumps 11-10. It wins the Hot 100's high Greatest Gainer/Airplay award for a 3rd consecutive week, because it hits the Radio Songs high 5 (7-5; 83.2 million, up 14 %). It additionally reaches the Digital Song Sales high 5 (6-5; 20,000, primarily even week-over-week).

"Youngblood" is the title observe and second single from 5SOS' third LP, which debuted atop the June 30-dated Billboard 200 (making the group the primary Australian act with three No. 1s on the survey). Lead single "Want You Back" spent per week on the Hot 100, at No. 61, in March; because the band toured to advertise the brand new set, "Youngblood" was getting a noticeably stronger response than "Back" and Capitol Records pivoted to selling "Youngblood."

Among its 11 earlier Hot 100 entries courting to the band's arrival in April 2014, 5SOS had peaked as excessive as No. 16 with "Amnesia" in July 2014.

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