Beyonce’s roll continues as “Drunk in Love” jumps 4-1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs to mark her seventh chart-topper as a solo artist. (She also led the list four times as a member of Destiny’s Child.) Bey’s last leader on the chart was 2011’s “Love on Top” which ruled for seven weeks in 2012. The jump by “Drunk” also marks featured artist Jay Z’s 10th No. 1 on the chart and first since “Ni**as in Paris,” alongside Kanye West, led for seven weeks in 2011.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in America on Feb. 7, 1964, we've compiled a list the 10 biggest Billboard hits from Sir Paul's multi-decade career. The ranking includes not only Wings hits but also Macca's huge duets with Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.
Romeo Santos soars 39-1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart with his new single "Odio," featuring Drake. The jump is the biggest to No. 1 since the chart switched to an airplay/sales/streaming hybrid methodology (from all-airplay) in October 2012.
The first complete airplay/streaming/sales tracking week following the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards yields noteworthy results for Kacey Musgraves and Hunter Hayes. Musgraves' "Same Trailer Different Park" leaps 5-1 on Top Country Albums (27,000 sold, up 177%, according to Nielsen SoundScan), while Hayes' new track "Invisible" surges 7-1 on Country Digital Songs (92,000, up 164%).
Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, tallies a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while Beyonce's "Drunk in Love," featuring Jay Z, rockets to No. 2. Plus, Pharrell continues his winning ways as "Happy" hikes into the top 10.
The soundtrack to "Frozen" holds steady at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a fourth non-consecutive week, fending off the surging "2014 Grammy Nominees" album at No. 2. The last theatrical film soundtrack to spend four weeks atop the chart was "Bad Boys II," which ruled for four consecutive frames in August 2003.
Bruno Mars is set to return to the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart, thanks to his Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday, Feb. 2. According to estimates from industry sources, the entertainer's latest album, "Unorthodox Jukebox," sold perhaps 40,000 copies in the week ending Feb. 2.
Both Daft Punk and Kacey Musgraves are primed to return to the top 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the wake of last Sunday's (January 26) GRAMMY Awards. Daft Punk, which won multiple awards and performed on the show, will likely see its "Random Access Memories" album zoom back into the top 10 with upwards of a 275% sales gain.