Harry Styles’ “As It Was” continues atop the Billboard Hot 100 Songs chart, recording a ninth week overall at the top.
Meanwhile, Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” jumps from No. 3 to a new No. 2 Hot 100 peak and becomes the most-heard song on American radio, as it becomes its third leader on the Radio Songs chart.
Plus, Kate Bush’s 1985 classic “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” returns to its No. 4 Hot 100 best, from No. 6, helped by its sync in Netflix’s fourth season. stranger thingsafter the final episodes of the season, which further spotlight the song, premiered on July 1.
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“As It Was”, released on Erskine/Columbia Records and which debuted at No. 1 on the Hot 100 on April 16, had 73.4 million radio audience impressions (down 1%), 18 million streams (down 3%) and 5,000 downloads sold (down 10%) in the tracking week of July 1-7, according to Luminate.
The track remains at No. 3 after four weeks at the top of Radio Songs, starting in May; climbs 7-6 on Streaming Songs, after two weeks at the top since entering April; and plunges 8-11 on digital song sales, after a week in charge in May.
“As It Was” simultaneously crowns the Songs of the Summer chart for a sixth week as it topped the seasonal tally, which tracks the top songs between Memorial Day and Labor Day every week since the start of the season. 2022 edition.
The song is from Styles’ third album, Harry’s house, which topped the Billboard 200 albums chart for two weeks from its June debut. (A second song from the set, “Late Night Talking”, made it to the top 10 radio songs [16-10; 36.6 million, up 26%], becoming his fourth top 10 on the chart – notably, twice as many as One Direction, the band he broke into, won, in 2012-14, as well as the most of any boy band member, which is currently on hiatus. “Talking” climbs 18-15 on the Hot 100, having opened at its No. 4 high at the same time as the chart debut of Harry’s house.)
Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” climbs 3-2 for a new Hot 100 high, with 83.2 million radio audiences (up 7%), 12.5 million streams (down 2%) and 8 000 sold (down 10%). Lizzo lands its third leader on Radio Songs, where the track advances 2-1, following “Good as Hell” (four weeks at No. 1 from November 2019) and “Truth Hurts” (six, from September). Dating week one at No. 1 for “Truth Hurts” (September 28, 2019), Lizzo only has the most No. 1 radio songs of any act, dropping two each for Lewis Capaldi, Dua Lipa and Olivia. Rodrigo in this span.
“Time” also marks its first week atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, which uses the same multi-metric methodology as the Hot 100. Lizzo hits her fourth No. 1 on the genre chart, after “Rumors “, featuring Cardi B (a week on top, when she debuted in August 2021); “Good as Hell” (four weeks, from September 2019); and “Truth Hurts” (11, from August). “Time” simultaneously adds its eighth week to the top of the Hot R&B Songs chart.
“Time” is taken from Lizzo’s fourth album, Specialexpected Friday (July 15).
Jack Harlow’s “First Class” falls 2-3 on the Hot 100, after three weeks at No. 1 starting its first week in April. It boasts an 11th week atop the Hot Rap Songs multi-metric chart.
Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)’ rises to its No. 4 Hot 100, starting at No. 6, helped by its sync in Netflix’s fourth season stranger thingsafter the end of the season, premiered on July 1. The song, originally released in 1985 (when it reached #30), garnered 24.6 million radio listeners (up 30%) and 22.3 million streams (up 20%) and sold 17,000 (up 45%) in the week ending July 7. It returns for a second week at the top of Songs Streaming (6-1) and a third picture at the top of Digital Song Sales (3-1), as it wins the Top 100 Best Streamers and Sales. Winning rewards.
Among the song’s recent radio highlights, it charted 13-9 as the biggest winner on Alternative Airplay, becoming Bush’s first top 10 on the count since 1993-94 (when “Rubberband Girl” hit No. 7).
“Hill” also posts a fifth week at the top of the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs and Hot Alternative Songs multi-metric charts.
Future’s “Wait for U,” featuring Drake and Tems, slips 4-5 on the Hot 100, after a week at No. 1 from its first week in May, and Drake’s own “Jimmy Cooks” slips back 5- 6, two weeks after its launch in the first place.
Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” returns to its best Hot 100 number 7, starting at number 8, as it tops the Hot Latin Songs multi-metric chart for an eighth week.
Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves” climbs 9-8 on the Hot 100, after five weeks at No. 1 from March. It adds its 77th week on the chart, tied for the fourth-longest streak in the list’s history, which dates back to August 1958 (and is the only such hit to have made it into the top 10 until the 77th picture).
Most weeks totaled on the Billboard Hot 100:
90, “Blinding Lights”, The Weeknd, peak #1 (for four weeks), from April 4, 2020
87, “Radioactive”, Imagine Dragons, n° 3, July 6, 2013
79, “Sail”, AWOLNATION, n° 17, October 12, 2013
77, “Heat Waves,” Glass Animals, No. 1 (five weeks), from March 12, 2022
77, “Levitation”, Dua Lipa, n° 2, May 22, 2021
76, “I am yours”, Jason Mraz, n° 6, September 20, 2008
Additionally, “Heat Waves” is spending its 34th week in the Hot 100 top 10, overtaking Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” with Cardi B, for the most among groups. Overall, “Heat Waves” registered only the fourth top 10 in weeks, after “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd (57), “Stay” by The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber (44) and “Levitating” of Lipa (41).
Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” returns to No. 9 on its best No. 7 Hot 100. In its second full week of tracking, it drew 34.2 million stream viewership (up 54%) – as it exploded 28-12 on Radio Songs and won the Hot 100 Airplay Gainer Trophy – and drew 11.5 million streams (down 26%) and sold 7,000 (down 36%).
A week earlier, the song – the lead single from Beyoncé’s album Renaissance, slated for July 29 – became his 20th solo Hot 100 top 10; While Destiny’s Child landed 10 top 10s with her as a member, she only became the third artist and first female, with at least 20 top 10s as a soloist and 10 or more with a band.
The track adds a second week to No. 1 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs multi-metric chart.
Completing the Hot 100 top 10, Latto’s “Big Energy” returns to the region (11-10), after reaching No. 3 in April.
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