Shooting 6-1 on Tropical Airplay, Prince Royce's "Soy El Mismo" grants the 25-year-old bachata singer his ninth No. 1 on the chart. The song grows by 44 percent in plays, according to Nielsen BDS in the week ending July 20, earning Greatest Gainer honors.
Jacob Latimore has come a long way, from being featured on Radio Disney as a 9-year-old in 2006 to a recent starring role in a major motion picture. The now 17-year-old Milwaukee-native has re-emerged onto the music scene with a new single, "Heartbreak Heard Around the World," featuring T-Pain, which was commercially released on June 10 through RCA Records.
Ending the longest gap between stands at No. 1 for a title on Top Country Albums, Blake Shelton's Based on a True Story… surges 12-1 to spend a sixth cumulative week at the summit. It hadn't ranked at No. 1 since the June 22, 2013, chart.
Those darn Kidz are at it again. The Kidz Bop Kids, that is. The franchise scores its 40th charting album on the Billboard 200 as Kidz Bop 26 bows at No. 4 with 46,000 sold in the week ending July 20, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Not to be rude … but enough introduction. Let's get right into our weekly rundown of the Hot 100's top 10 and more. "Rude" logs a third week at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart with 195,000 downloads sold (up 6 percent) in the week ending July 20, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
After more than 30 years on the charts, comedian-singer "Weird Al" Yankovic earns his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as "Mandatory Fun" debuts atop the list. The album is the first comedy set to top the chart since 1963, and logs the largest sales week for a comedy album since 1994.