Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' Still Atop Hot 100
Robin Thicke racks a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. and Pharrell. Miley Cyrus and Bruno Mars, meanwhile, jump into the chart's top 10 with their latest singles.
"Lines" leads the Hot 100 as the chart's top Airplay Gainer for a fourth consecutive week, bounding 4-3 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart with 114 million all-format audience impressions (up 19%), according to Nielsen BDS. The track spends a fourth week at No. 1 on Hot Digital Songs, gaining by 14% to 424,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As previously reported, the sum marks the greatest weekly total for a song this year.
"Lines" additionally pushes 5-3 on Streaming Songs with 5.4 million U.S. streams (up 45%), according to BDS. The song concurrently notches a third week at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and a sixth week atop the R&B Songs chart.
"Lines" strengthens its lock atop the Hot 100 with a hefty 20% jump in overall chart points, further distancing itself from Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," also featuring Pharrell (billed as featuring Pharrell Williams on the song), which remains at No. 2 (up 7%). The track tallies a fifth week at No. 1 on the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart (2.1 million, down 1%); slips 2-4 despite a 3% gain on Streaming Songs (4.9 million); holds at No. 4 on Hot Digital Songs (205,000, up 5%); and rises 5-4 on Hot 100 Airplay (107 million, up 13%).
"Lucky" leads the Dance/Electronic Songs chart for a sixth week.
Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" climbs 4-3 on the Hot 100, reaching the top three for the first time in its 43rd week. The cut, atop Hot Rock Songs for a 14th week, backtracks 2-3 on Hot Digital Songs, although with an 11% increase to 231,000. It likewise retreats 3-5 on Streaming Songs but with a gain (4.4 million, up 16%) and continues to live up to its name on Hot 100 Airplay, where it pushes 10-6 (84 million, up 22%).
Florida Georgia Line's fellow steady climber "Cruise," featuring Nelly, also reaches a new highpoint (6-4) in its 38th frame on the Hot 100. ("Radioactive" has crossed from rock to pop and adult radio formats, while "Cruise" has navigated from country to pop and adult.) The song, at No. 1 on Hot Country Songs for a 17th week, returns to its peak to date on Hot Digital Songs (3-2; 244,000, up 19%), holds at No. 10 on Streaming Songs (3.1 million, up 8%) and, despite a 9-10 setback, improves by 6% to 75 million on Hot 100 Airplay.
Two songs enter the Hot 100's top 10 this week, led by Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop," which blasts 27-5 as the top Streaming Gainer. (It just missed the region when it debuted at No. 11 two weeks ago.) The song's video premiere (June 19) spurs a 28-1 vault for it on Streaming Songs (9.6 million, up 471%), while it concurrently rebounds 17-6 (161,000, up 74%) on Hot Digital Songs. "Stop" debuted with 214,000 (No. 3 on Hot Digital Songs) and fell to 93,000 last week.
"Stop" becomes Cyrus' seventh Hot 100 top 10 (including one credited to "Hannah Montana") and first since "Can't Be Tamed" (No. 8) in 2010. Her highest-charting hit, "Party in the U.S.A." spent three weeks at No. 2 in 2009. The new song is already her third-highest-charting title; "The Climb" rose to No. 4 earlier in 2009.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Can't Hold Us," featuring Ray Dalton, descends 3-6 on the Hot 100 after ruling the ranking for five weeks. It tops Rap Songs for a 10th week.
Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors" drops 5-7 after peaking at No. 2 on the Hot 100. Still, the cut reigns on Hot 100 Airplay for a sixth week (154 million, down 3%). The command is his longest as a lead act, besting the five-week domination of "My Love," featuring T.I., in 2006. He's led longer (seven weeks) only on T.I.'s 2009 hit "Dead and Gone" (on which the acts' lead and featured credits were reversed from "My Love").
Bruno Mars nets the week's other new top 10 entry, as "Treasure," his 11th Hot 100 top 10, roars 11-8 with top Digital Gainer accolades. The track charges 12-5 on Hot Digital Songs (185,000, up 71%), profiting from Mars' performance of it on NBC's "The Voice" (June 18). It elevates 27-19 on Streaming Songs (2.2 million, up 26%) and holds at No. 11 on Hot 100 Airplay (71 million, up 11%).
Rounding out the Hot 100's top tier, Selena Gomez's No. 6-peaking "Come & Get It" falls 8-9 and P!nk's former three-week No. 1 "Just Give Me a Reason," featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess, slides 7-10.
Check Billboardbiz tomorrow (June 27), when all rankings, including the Hot 100, Hot Digital Songs, Hot 100 Airplay, Streaming Songs and On-Demand Songs will be refreshed, as they are each Thursday.