Not So 'Fancy': Magic's 'Rude' Rises to No. 1 on Hot 100

Maybe this will finally impress the father in the song. Magic's "Rude," the Canadian pop/reggae group's tale of a groom-to-be who won't be denied despite his potential father-in-law's disapproval, rises 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song dethrones Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" (featuring Charli XCX) after seven weeks at No. 1. Still, the latter leads in the race for the title of this year's song of the summer.

"We can't believe we got to No. 1," says Magic lead singer Nasri Atweh. "It's a great day."

"Rude" rebounds 2-1 for a second week atop Digital Songs with 185,000 downloads sold (up 3 percent) in the week ending July 13, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It also pushes 4-2 on Radio Songs with a 9 percent surge to 152 million all-format audience impressions and 3-2 on Streaming Songs, up by 8 percent to 8.3 million U.S. streams, according to Nielsen BDS. The cut concurrently crowns the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart, climbing 2-1 (3.3 million on-demand streams, up 8 percent).

Meanwhile, Disclosure's "Latch" lifts 11-10 on the Hot 100, for the electronic duo's first top 10 and featured artist Sam Smith's second. (His own "Stay With Me" is at No. 5.) The action helps spur Smith's reign atop the newly launched multimetric Artist 100 chart.


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