“Easy on Me,” released at 7 p.m. ET on Oct. 14 on Columbia Records, drew 61.5 million radio audience impressions (down 4%) and 31.8 million streams in the United States. United (down 41%) and sold 23,100 downloads (down 69%) in the follow-up week of Oct. 22-28, according to MRC Data.
The ballad tops the list of streaming songs for a second week; drops to # 3 after a week atop digital song sales; and remains at its No.4 on Radio Songs (declining audiences as part of the October 22-28 follow-up, after several channels gave it a focused game on October 14 and 15, contributing to its record-breaking arrival in the distribution classification).
A week earlier, the song jumped 68-1 on the Oct. 30 Hot 100, after its first full week of follow-up.
Notably, Adele’s five No.1 Hot 100s led for several weeks, as “Easy on Me” follows “Rolling in the Deep” (Sept, 2011), “Someone Like You” (five, 2011), “Set Fire in the Rain ”(two, 2012) and“ Hello ”(10, 2015-16). Adele spends her 26th cumulative week at the top of the rankings (thus the equivalent of six months in total at the top). Coming out of her first week at No.1 (May 21, 2011), Adele ties Rihanna for the most weeks atop the women’s rankings during that time span; in total, they only trail Drake (52) and Justin Bieber (32).
Bieber’s The Kid LAROI and “Stay” remain second on the Hot 100 chart, after seven weeks at No. 1, as he runs Radio Songs for a seventh week (90.8 million, up 1%).
“Stay” simultaneously crowns the Pop Airplay charts for a 10th week, becoming the 15th song to reign for double-digit weeks since the survey began in October 1992, out of exactly 400 toppers in total. This is the first title to achieve the feat since “Circles” by Post Malone (10 weeks, November 2019-February 2020).
Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s “Industry Baby” repeats at No.3 on the Hot 100, two weeks after leading, as it records a 10th week atop the Hot R & B / Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts, which use the same multi-metric methodology as the Hot 100.
Walker Hayes’ “Fancy Like” is stable at No. 4 on the Hot 100, having reached No. 3, because (like whipped cream on top of an Applebee Oreo Shake) he leads the pack. multi-metric ranking of Hot Country songs for a 16th week.
Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” is stationary at # 5 on the Hot 100, after hitting # 2; Drake’s “Sexy Way 2,” starring Future and Young Thug, drops 5-6, after its # 1 entry in September; Sheeran’s “Shivers” Push 9-7 to New High; and Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U” drops 7-8, after dominating in her first week in May.
Doja Cat’s “Need to Know” moves up to the top 10 of the Hot 100, up 11-9. The track ranks at No. 10 on streaming songs (13.2 million, down 2%), climbs from 14 to 12 on radio songs (44.1 million, up 14%), and remains at No. 35 in digital song sales (2,600, up 1%).
Doja Cat collects her fourth top 10 Hot 100, after “Say So”, starring Nicki Minaj, reigned for a week in May 2020; Ariana Grande’s “34 + 35”, with Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion, reached second place in January and “Kiss Me More”, with SZA, reached third place in July. His last two top 10 are taken from his album. Planet her, which debuted as the second top 10 on the Billboard 200 (at its No. 2 peak) in July; the ensemble spent their first 18 weeks on the chart in the top 10, jumping 7-3 on the last list.
To complete the Hot 100 top 10, Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” plunges from 8 to 10, after reaching No.2. He adds a 41st week in the top 10, the second longest such race in the history of the graph. The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” lead with 57 weeks in the top 10 (February 2020-April 2021).
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