Chart Moves: Lorde Performs 'Team'-Building Exercise; Bruce Springsteen, U2 Return; Johnny Mathis Notches Highest-Charting AC Hit Since 1978

Lorde performs at the 2013 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show in Los Angeles, CA

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As previously reported, Eminem and Rihanna roar to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "The Monster." Who else scares up notable chart moves this week?

-- Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION: As 2013 comes to close, a significant Billboard Hot 100 record could fall early next year. Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" (No. 25) and AWOLNATION's "Sail" (No. 35) log their respective 67th and 66th weeks on the chart. With their continued extended stays, the songs rank as the fourth- and fifth-longest-charting entries, respectively, in the Hot 100's 55-year history. They could challenge for the all-time longevity mark, held by Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" (76 weeks; 2008-09). LeAnn Rimes' "How Do I Live" boasts the second-longest Hot 100 run (69; 1997-98), followed by LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" (68; 2011-12).

-- Mariah Carey: Like Santa, Carey's 1994 carol "All I Want for Christmas Is You" makes its annual return, re-entering the Hot 100 at No. 26. It surges by 85% to 1.5 million U.S. streams, according to Nielsen BDS, and tops Holiday Streaming Songs for a second week. The song charted highest on the Hot 100 last holiday season, reaching No. 21.

-- Lorde: She follows her debut nine-week Hot 100 No. 1 "Royals" (3-4) with her second top 40 hit. Following the release of its official video on Dec. 3, "Team" (57-32) scales all three of the Hot 100's component charts, entering Streaming Songs at No. 42 (1.4 million, up 87%) and Hot 100 Airplay at No. 44 (28 million audience impressions, up 33%, according to BDS), while re-entering at a new peak (No. 37) on Hot Digital Songs (32,000, up 32%, according to Nielsen SoundScan).

-- Parmalee: The band achieves its first Country Airplay leader with "Carolina," which jumps 3-1 in its 44th chart week (and rises 46-43 on the Hot 100). Parmalee is the fourth act to achieve its first Country Airplay No. 1 this year, following Thomas Rhett ("It Goes Like This"), Brett Eldredge ("Don't Ya") and Randy Houser ("How Country Feels").

-- John Mayer, Katy Perry: The couple enters the Hot 100 at No. 80 with "Who You Love." The ballad gains by 699% to 35,000 downloads sold after it was released as a digital single featuring much-buzzed-about black-and-white artwork featuring the singers/boyfriend-and-girlfriend.

-- Kelly Clarkson: "Underneath the Tree" decorates the Hot 100 at No. 92. The song spends a second week at No. 1 on Adult Contemporary, where Clarkson also enters the top 10 with two other cuts from her holiday album "Wrapped in Red": "Blue Christmas" (12-7) and "Please Come Home for Christmas (Bells Will Be Ringing)" (13-8).

-- Lupe Fiasco, Ed Sheeran: Fiasco scores his fourth top 10 on the Rhythmic airplay chart, as his Sheeran-assisted "Old School Love" steps 11-10 (and enters the Hot 100 at No. 95). The song's surge was led by KQKS Denver, which played the song 95 times in the Dec. 2-8 BDS tracking week.

-- Arctic Monkeys: Appearing on Billboard charts since 2005, the British quartet makes its first Hot 100 visit, as "Do I Wanna Know?" debuts at No. 99. The track spends a second week at its No. 3 peak to date on Alternative, where it's the band's highest-charting hit.

-- Bruce Springsteen: The Boss revisits the Triple A airplay chart, as "High Hopes" debuts at No. 22 with Greatest Gainer honors. The song doubles as the title cut of his new album (due Jan. 14), which includes the E Street Band, as well as guitarist Tom Morello, who joined the lineup for Australian tour dates in March (filling in for Steve Van Zandt). "I had cut 'High Hopes,' a song by Tim Scott McConnell of the Havalinas, in the '90s," Springsteen reveals in the set's liner notes. "We worked it up in our Aussie rehearsals and Tom then proceeded to burn the house down with it."

-- U2: The band likewise returns to Triple A with "Ordinary Love" at No. 24. It starts on Rock Digital Songs at No. 37 with 7,000 downloads sold. The song appears on the soundtrack to the biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," which was released on Nov. 29, less than a week before former South African President and renowned activist Nelson Mandela died. (Having also been released as a 10-inch vinyl single for the Nov. 29 Black Friday-themed Record Store Day, the track, U2's first new recording since 2010, debuted last week at No. 1 on Hot Singles Sales with 2,000 sold.)

-- Icona Pop: The act captures its first No. 1 on Dance Club Songs with "All Night" (3-1). Remixes from Cash Cash, Wayne G and LFB, K. Flay and Crazibiza, among others, have contributed to its club play. Icona Pop's breakthrough track "I Love It" reached No. 7 on the Hot 100 earlier this year. Not promoted to clubs, its mainstream popularity nevertheless helped it reach No. 25 on Dance Club Songs in a whopping 32-week chart run. That's the longest stay for any song since the chart became song-specific in February 1991. (Before then, multiple cuts from albums or 12-inch singles sometimes charted as one entry.)

-- Jose Feliciano: On Latin Digital Songs, his "Feliz Navidad" climbs 2-1 to mark the song's 12th week atop the chart. The track sold 11,000 digital downloads last week, a 68% increase. The holiday favorite has reached No. 1 in the weeks surrounding Christmas each year since the chart’s inception in 2010.

-- Johnny Mathis: With "Sending You a Little Christmas," with Jim Brickman, the legendary Mathis is enjoying his milestone 50th hit on Adult Contemporary chart, as well as his highest-charting song (11-4) on the list since 1978 (when "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late," with Deniece Williams, reached No. 1). Mathis tells Billboard why he thinks his many Christmas recordings continue to resonate so well: "I got the opportunity to record the album "Merry Christmas" in 1958 with the great Percy Faith and his Orchestra. I think it laid a good foundation for recording future Christmas albums. This time of year is very special for me. There were seven of us growing up and my mom and dad always made it such a wonderful, magical time."

As for Mathis' plans to celebrate this season? "I'm looking forward to spending the holidays with my brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews."

Additional reporting by Wade Jessen, Amaya Mendizabal, Gordon Murray and Rauly Ramirez

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