'Prism' produces a sixth top 40 hit. Plus, moves for Bobby Shmurda, Blake Shelton, Mr. Probz and Steve Aoki.
- Katy Perry: "This Is How We Do" jumps 57-36 on the Hot 100. The cut pushes 33-27 on the Streaming Songs chart, up by 35 percent to 3.8 million U.S. streams in the week ending Aug. 24, according to Nielsen BDS. It debuts on Digital Songs at No. 35 with a 55 percent gain to 37,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The song is the sixth top 40 Hot 100 hit (and fifth radio single) from Perry's album Prism. "Roar" and "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) spent two and four weeks at No. 1, respectively, while "Unconditionally" rose to No. 14 and "Birthday," No. 17. "Walking on Air" also spent a week on the Hot 100 at No. 34 as a digital preview track ahead of Prism's release.
("This" brings "Mariah Carey" back to the top 40, too ... at least through its lyrics. "Day drinking at the Wildcats, sucking real bad at Mariah Carey-oke," Perry shouts-out.)
- Bobby Shmurda: "Hot Boy" nears the Hot 100's top 40, lifting 52-43. Led by the song's viral "shmoney dance" with its suave, side-to-side hip moves, the track surges 20-15 on Streaming Songs (4.4 million, up 24 percent).
- Blake Shelton: "Neon Light" enters the Hot 100 at No. 81, fueled by his best-ever debut on the Country Airplay chart (No. 18). The song's radio launch, amounting to 20 million first-week audience impressions at the format, was driven heavily by hourly play Aug. 18 on Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-owned stations.
"Light" previews Shelton's album Bringing Back the Sunshine, due Sept. 20. He begins another season of coaching on NBC's The Voice two days later.
- Mr. Probz: Debuting at No. 88 on the Hot 100, "Waves" has, fittingly, crossed the Atlantic, having been a smash in multiple European countries earlier this year. The hit from the Dutch artist (born Dennis Princewell Stehr) topped the Official U.K. Singles chart for two weeks in May.
- Steve Aoki: The DJ teamed with rockers Linkin Park last year for his first Hot 100 hit, the No. 65-peaking "A Light That Never Comes." Now he returns with "Delirious (Boneless)," new on the Hot 100 at No. 96. The collab with Chris Lake and Tujamo, featuring Kid Ink, has spent the last four weeks in the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs top 10, reaching No. 9.