Chart Highlights: U2 Debuts Biggest AC Hit Since 1992 With 'Every Breaking Wave'

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Bono and U2 perform at the MTV EMA's 2014 at The Hydro on November 9, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. 

The band reaches the chart's top 30 for the first time since 'One' 23 years ago. Plus, new No. 1s for Brad Paisley, Gerardo Ortiz & more.

Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs, which is based on reports submitted by a panel of DJs.) Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below.

All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com and Billboardbiz every Thursday and appear in the next issue of Billboard magazine.


Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "Blank Space" Taylor Swift
Greatest Gainer No. 9 "Uptown Funk!" Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
Debut No. 40 "Can't Stop Dancin' " Becky G


Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)***/Greatest Gainer "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift
Debut No. 18 "Thinking Out Loud" Ed Sheeran
Debut No. 20 "Take Me To Church" Hozier
Debut No. 22 "Riptide" Vance Joy
Debut No. 26 "I Lived" OneRepublic
Debut No. 27 "Uptown Funk!" Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars

Debut No. 28 "Every Breaking Wave" U2
U2 visits the Adult Contemporary chart's top 30 for the first time in nearly 23 years, as "Every Breaking Wave" crashes the list at No. 28. Aided by airplay at iHeartMedia-owned stations, the ballad marks the band's fourth appearance in the region. U2's Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s "With or Without You" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" reached Nos. 23 and 16, respectively, in 1987 and "One" rose to No. 24 in 1992.


Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Blank Space" Taylor Swift
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Take Me To Church" Hozier
Debut No. 40 "Never Been In Love" Cobra Starship Featuring Icona Pop


Rhythmic Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Love Me Harder" Ariana Grande & The Weeknd
Greatest Gainer No. 4 "I Don't Mind" Usher Featuring Juicy J
Debut No. 39 "Cant Trust Thots" Wash Featuring French Montana


R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "New Flame" Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross
Greatest Gainer No. 29 "Behind Closed Doors" Johnny Gill
Debut No. 45 "Throw Sum Mo" Rae Sremmurd Featuring Nicki Minaj & Young Thug
Debut No. 50 "Mind Right" TK-N-Cash


Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Call My Name" Avery Sunshine
Greatest Gainer No. 7 "Behind Closed Doors" Johnny Gill
Debut No. 27 "Touchin, Lovin" Trey Songz Featuring Nicki Minaj
Debut No. 30 "Strong As Glass" Goapele


Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "I Don't F**k With You" Big Sean Featuring E-40
Greatest Gainer No. 17 "Truffle Butter" Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne


Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (11 weeks)*** "Something From Nothing" Foo Fighters
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Figure It Out" Royal Blood
Debut No. 49 "Mess Is Mine" Vance Joy


Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "Something From Nothing" Foo Fighters
Greatest Gainer No. 6 "I Bet My Life" Imagine Dragons


Adult Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "Budapest" George Ezra
Greatest Gainer No. 4 "Make You Better" The Decemberists


Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (11 weeks)*** "Something From Nothing" Foo Fighters
Debut No. 40 "Bring To Life" We As Human
Greatest Gainer "This Probably Won't End Well" All That Remains


Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer "Perfect Storm" Brad Paisley
Debut No. 55 "Save Your Breath" Josh Dorr
Debut No. 58 "Shut Me Up" Old Dominion
Debut No. 59 "Just Another Love Song" Haley & Michaels

Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer "He Knows My Name" Francesca Battistelli
Francesca Battistelli scores her third Christian Airplay No. 1, as "He Knows My Name" reaches the summit (after 10 weeks at No. 2). She first reigned for four weeks in 2009 witth "Free to Be Me" and added her second leader, "Write Your Story," last May.

Debut No. 29 "Good Fight" Unspoken
Debut No. 35 "Day One" Matthew West
Debut No. 39 "Drops In The Ocean" Hawk Nelson
Debut No. 48 "Holding On To You" Carrollton


Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (29 weeks)*** "Amazing" Ricky Dillard & New G
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "I Am" Jason Nelson


Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Big Fun" D.O.N.S. & Terri B!
Greatest Gainer No. 7 "Uptown Funk!" Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
Debut No. 41 "Something New" Axwell & Ingrosso
Debut No. 48 "Take U There" Jack U Featuring Kiesza


Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Eres Una Nina" Gerardo Ortiz
Debut No. 42 "Quedate" Camila
Greatest Gainer "Cancioncitas de Amor" Romeo Santos


Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Eres Una Nina" Gerardo Ortiz
Greatest Gainer No. 21 "Mi Primera Vez" Jonatan Sanchez


Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (27 weeks)*** "Bailando" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Greatest Gainer No. 11 "Me Vuelvo Un Cobarde" Christian Daniel
Debut No. 36 "Lejos de Aqui" Farruko
Debut No. 39 "Relax" Sie7e
Debut No. 40 "Pasos de Cero" Pablo Alboran


Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "Que Suenen Los Tambores" Victor Manuelle
Greatest Gainer No. 3 "Pasarla Bien" Ilegales Featuring El Potro Alvarez