Morgan Wallen, Lil Durk & J. Cole, Luke Combs – Billboard

Morgan Wallen, Lil Durk & J. Cole, Luke Combs – Billboard

Morgan Wallen’s “Last Night” records a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 song chart.

Next, Lil Durk’s “All My Life,” featuring J. Cole, climbed the Hot 100 to No. 2, tying the career-high chart for each artist.

Additionally, Luke Combs’ cover of Tracy Chapman’s classic “Fast Car” jumps from No. 11 to No. 9 on the Hot 100.

The Hot 100 mixes all genres of US streaming (official audio and video), radio airplay and sales data. All rankings (dated May 27, 2023) will be updated on tomorrow (May 23). For all charting news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.

Wallen’s “Last Night,” released on Big Loud/Mercury/Republic Records, garnered 63.3 million radio audience impressions (up 5%) and 33 million streams (down 4% ) and sold 9,000 downloads (down 6%) on May 12. -18 week follow-up, according to Luminate.

The song, which first topped the Hot 100 in March, becoming its first leader on the list, adds a ninth week to No. 1 in the streaming songs chart and remains at No. 2 in digital song sales. , after a week at the top, and its No. 5 best on Radio Songs.

“Last Night” also topped the Country Airplay chart for a third week, becoming the first track to simultaneously top the Hot 100 and Country Airplay, and continues to climb into the top 20 on Pop Airplay, Adult Pop Airplay and Adult Contemporary. .

“Last Night” simultaneously leads the Hot Country Songs chart, which uses the same methodology as the Hot 100, for a 15th week. It became only the 20th song to top both charts – and after reigning the Hot 100 for seven weeks, it squarely claims the longest Hot 100 reign among those 20 hits, surpassing Kenny Rogers’ ‘Lady’ and “The Battle of Johnny Horton”. New Orleans,” which spent six weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100 in 1980 and 1959, respectively.

As stated earlier, the parent album One thing at a time tops the Billboard 200 for an 11th week, encompassing its entire stay on the chart thus far. He claims the most consecutive weeks at No. 1 since the Titanic linked soundtrack 16 in 1998. One thing at a time is also the first album to spend its first 11 weeks on the chart since Whitney Houston’s Whitney also reigned in his first 11 pictures in 1987; the only other title to count as many weeks or more at No. 1 since its debut is that of Stevie Wonder Songs in the key of life (13 in 1976-77), dating back to the chart’s launch in 1956.

Lil Durk’s “All My Life” starring J. Cole launches at No. 2 on the Hot 100, with 30.9 million streams, 10.8 million radio audience and 3,000 sold since its May 12 release to May 18.

Both artists match their career-high Hot 100 placements. Lil Durk lands his third top 10 — and first in a lead role — after his featured turns on Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry Later” (#2, Aug. 2020) and “In the Bible” (#7, Sept. 2021), the latter also featuring Giveon. J. Cole has his 11th top 10 (and first as a featured artist); he previously reached No. 2 with “,” featuring 21 Savage and Morray, in May 2021.

The new collaboration also opens atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs multi-metric charts. On the first, Lil Durk earns his third leader and J. Cole his second. On the latter, they each score a No. 1 for the second time.

Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers” sits at No. 3 on the Hot 100, after eight weeks at No. 1 since its debut in January. It posted a 14th week at the top of Radio Songs (91.2 million viewership, basically even week-over-week).

“Flowers” is tied for the seventh longest reign since Radio Songs debuted in December 1990, and is one of 10 hits with at least 14 weeks at No. week after tying the longest rule for a Columbia Records Single, held by Adele’s “Easy On Me”.)

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Radio Songs:
26, “Blinding Lights”, The Weeknd, 2020
18, “Iris”, Goo Goo Dolls, 1998
16, “Girls Like You”, Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, 2018
16, “We Belong Together”, Mariah Carey, 2005
16, “Don’t Talk”, No Doubt, 1996-97
15, “Easy for Me”, Adele, 2021-22
14, “Flowers”, Miley Cyrus, 2023
14, “High Hopes”, Panic! At Disco, 2018-19
14, “Nobody”, Alicia Keys, 2007-08
14, “Because you loved me”, Celine Dion, 1996

SZA’s “Kill Bill” slips 2-4 on the Hot 100, four weeks after becoming its first No. 1. It reigns on the Hot R&B Songs chart for the 22nd week.

“Ella Baila Sola” by Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma drops to No. 5 on the Hot 100 from its peak at No. 4 – the highest charting ever for a regional Mexican song. The collaboration adds a seventh week to No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs multimetric chart.

Rema and Selena Gomez’s “Calm Down” jumps from its No. 5 Hot 100 to No. 6. It tops the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for a 38th week, extending the longest rule since the chart began there. has over a year with the music festival and global brand Afro Nation).

Metro Boomin, The Weeknd and 21 Savage’s “Creepin'” slip back 6-7 on the Hot 100, after hitting No. 3, and Toosii’s “Favorite Song” is stationary at its highest No. 8.

Luke Combs’ faithful remake of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” zooms into the top 10 of the Hot 100, accelerating 11-9 with 19.5 million streams (down 2%), 13 million viewership impressions all-format radio (up 51%) and 8,000 sales (up 15%).

As with Wallen’s “Last Night”, Combs’ “Fast Car” is a country and pop/adult radio hit, as it turns 28-21 as the biggest winner on Country Airplay and advances 31-23 on Adult Pop Airplay and 37-35. on Pop Airplay.

Combs claims his third Hot 100 top 10, following “The Kind of Love We Make” (#8, October 2022) and “Forever After All” (#2, November 2020).

“Fast Car”, which Chapman wrote only, reached No. 6 on the Hot 100 in August 1988 and won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1989. Combs’ cover marks the first remake (without samples or tweens) from an 80s Hot 100 top 10 to also reach the region since Artists for Haiti’s “We Are the World 25: For Haiti” reached No. 2 in 2010, following USA for Africa’s original “We Are the World”. dominated for four weeks in 1985.

Closing out the Hot 100 top 10, Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” held steady at No. 10. The song became her longest-running single at No. 1, lasting eight weeks in November-January. It adds a 28th week in the top 10, also extending its longest stay in the bracket.

Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated May 27), including the entire Hot 100, will be updated on tomorrow (May 23).

Luminate, the independent data provider of the Billboard charts, performs a thorough review of all data submissions used to compile weekly chart rankings. Luminate examines and authenticates the data. In partnership with Billboarddata deemed suspicious or unverifiable is removed, using established criteria, before final chart calculations are made and published.

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