NOTD & Felix Jaehn’s ‘So Close’ Hits No. 1 On Two Dance Charts


Plus, strikes for Oliver Heldens, Zedd, Katy Perry, Kygo and Ladytron.

Swedish manufacturing duo NOTD (Samuel Brandt and Tobias Danielsson) and German DJ Felix Jaehn carry 2-1 on Billboard's March 2-dated Dance/Mix Show Airplay and Dance Club Songs charts with "So Close," that includes Georgia Ku and Captain Cuts. The coronation is the primary on every rating for all 4 acts.

"Close," remixed by Michael Calfan, Dwilly and Curbi, amongst others, was the most-played music on two core-dance associates within the monitoring week, SiriusXM's BPM and Music Choice's Dance/EDM channel, in accordance with Nielsen Music. 

Jaehn's earlier greatest exhibiting was along with his chill cowl of Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody (Loves Me Better)" (that includes Jasmine Thompson), which reached No. 15 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay (and No. 50 on Dance Club Songs) in 2015. NOTD notched a No. 6 peak in August on Dance Club Songs with "I Wanna Know," that includes Bea Miller.

"We are so grateful to everybody who has supported 'So Close' within the golf equipment and are so completely satisfied it reached No. 1," NOTD tells Billboard. "Any time we put music out, we by no means know the response it can get so it's good when individuals react so positively to it. This music was additional particular to us as we collaborated with superb artists and it's good to share some success with them."

Jaehn provides, "The previous 12 months was all about writing music, and after we made 'So Close' I immediately knew it was particular. It feels good to be on the prime!"

Elsewhere on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, Oliver Heldens blazes 15-10 with "Fire in My Soul," that includes Shungudzo. The music is Heldens' second prime 10 and Shungudzo's first.

On Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Zedd zips to his 11th prime 10 and Katy Perry, her third, with "365" (26-9). Following its first full week of availability, the monitor offered 10,000 downloads, good for a 13-2 surge on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales. With four.7 million U.S. streams, "365" additionally begins at No. 15 on Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs. On the Pop Songs airplay chart, it bows at No. 32.

Additionally on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Kygo instructions his eighth prime 10, bowing at No. 10 with "Think About You," that includes Valerie Broussard, who earns her first. The music begins with 2.5 million U.S. streams. With gross sales of 9,000, "Think" additionally arrives at No. three on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales.

On Top Dance/Electronic Albums, Ladytron launches at No. 13 with its eponymous set, its first album since Gravity the Seducer (No. 6, 2011). Ladytron opens with three,000 equal album models earned; with almost all from conventional album gross sales, the heritage British digital act scores its first No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales.