Weekly Chart Notes: Doris Day, Gloria Estefan, Selena Gomez
Day ends a 47-year Billboard 200 hiatus, Estefan marks 25 years of AC chart hits and Gomez puts a stop to Justin Bieber's bragging rights.
NEW DAY: Beloved actress and singer
BACK WITH 'AWAY': Gloria Estefan celebrates more than 25 years of appearing on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, as "Right Away" begins at No. 28.
Estefan had last ranked on the list with the No. 18-peaking "I Wish You" in 2004. She first graced the chart with "Bad Boy," which began its run to No. 8 the week of April 12, 1986.
Of her 31 total appearances, 21 have resulted in top 10 finishes, including seven No. 1s:
"Words Get in the Way," two weeks at No. 1, 1986
"Can't Stay Away From You," one, 1988
"Anything for You," three, 1988
"1-2-3," one, 1988
"Here We Are," five, 1990
"Cuts Both Ways," one, 1990
"Coming Out of the Dark," two, 1991
"Right Away" appears on Estefan's album, "Miss Little Havana," which bowed at No. 28 on the Billboard 200 in October. Prior single "Wepa" topped Dance/Club Play Songs, while "Hotel Nacional" rises 29-20 in its second week on the list.
PERFECT 10s: Two weeks ago, Justin Bieber collected his first top 10s on a Billboard pop/adult airplay chart, when "All I Want for Christmas Is You (Superfestive!)," with Mariah Carey, and "Mistletoe" dashed into the chart's top tier.
Any bragging rights he might've boasted over his girlfriend, Selena Gomez, become outdated as this week, as Gomez and the Scene's "Love You Like a Love Song" jumps 12-9 on Pop Songs. "Naturally" marked Gomez's prior best peak on the ranking, having reached No. 12 last year.
Gomez previously won support in dance circles, as "Naturally" topped Dance/Mix Show Airplay. On the Dance/Club Play Songs chart, she's ruled four times, with "Naturally," "A Year Without Rain," "Who Says" and, three weeks ago, "Love Song."
'KNOW'-EL: As the "Glee" cast ups its Hot 100 record to 179 charted titles, the Fox TV ensemble returns Band-Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to the chart at No. 92.
The remake marks the carol's first Hot 100 visit since the Bob Geldof/Midge Ure-written and Ure-produced original, featuring vocals from such stars as Bono, David Bowie and Paul Young, reached No. 13 in a nine-week stay in 1984-85.
A fellow holiday song bows at No. 99: Michael Buble's ballad version of Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You," which spends a fourth week atop Adult Contemporary.
"Want" is the second song from Buble's album "Christmas" to dent the Hot 100, following "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas," which tallied a week at No. 96 two weeks ago.
As previously reported, "Christmas" is set to decorate the Billboard 200's apex for a fifth frame, with next week's chart's tracking week ending Christmas night.
Additional reporting by Billboard associate chart production manager Alex Vitoulis.