Chart Highlights: 'Bang Bang' Debuts, Sia, Billy Currington & Big Data Score New No. 1s

Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj "Bang Bang" World Premiere July 29

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj fly onto multiple airplay lists as the trio's "Bang Bang" bounds onto Pop Songs, Rhythmic Songs and Rap Airplay. Meanwhile, an array of acts -- including Sia and Hozier -- notch new No. 1s

Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. 

All our charts are refreshed on every Thursday and appear in the next issue of Billboard magazine.

Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks) *** "Rude" MAGIC!
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 19 "Bang Bang" Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj storm onto the Pop Songs chart with "Bang Bang," strutting in at No. 19. It's the highest debut for all three artists, surpassing the No. 24 entry of Minaj's featured role on Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'" on the Feb. 18, 2012-dated chart. "Bang Bang" is the second-highest debut in 2014 on Pop Songs, following Maroon 5's No. 18 bow with "Maps" on the July 5 chart.

"Bang Bang" also debuts on Rhythmic Songs and Rap Airplay. 

Debut No. 36 "A Sky Full Of Stars" Coldplay
Debut No. 38 "Don't Tell 'Em" Jeremih Featuring YG

Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (10 weeks) *** "All Of Me" John Legend
Debut No. 30 "6'-2" Marie Miller
Greatest Gainer No. 8 "Am I Wrong" Nico & Vinz

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks) *** "Rude" MAGIC!
Greatest Gainer No. 4 "Maps" Maroon 5
Debut No. 35 "Chandelier" Sia
Debut No. 39 "All About That" Bass Meghan Trainor
Debut No. 40 "Really Don't Care" Demi Lovato Featuring Cher Lloyd

Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week) *** "Chandelier" Sia
Sia collects her first No. 1 song as a lead artist, as "Chandelier" rises 2-1 on Dance Club Songs. (Its ascension was aided by remixes from the likes of Hector Fonseca and Liam Keegan.) Sia has visited the Club Songs chart eight times previously, half of those times as a featured act. The highest she reached as a lead on a track was in 2008 with the No. 8-peaking solo track "The Girl You Lost to Cocaine." In total, "Chandelier" is her third No. 1 on Dance Club Songs, following "Wild One Two" (Jack Back featuring David Guetta, Nicko Romero & Sia) and "She Wolf (Falling To Pieces)" (David Guetta featuring Sia).

Greatest Gainer No. 4 "Really Don't Care" Demi Lovato
Debut No. 35 "PAINKILLR" Erika Jayne
Debut No. 38 "Black Widow" Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora
Debut No. 47 "Latch" Disclosure Featuring Sam Smith
Debut No. 48 "Stay With Me" Sam Smith
Debut No. 49 "Think About You" Jade Starling
Debut No. 50 "What's Done Is" Done Pris Maverick 

Rhythmic Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks) *** "2 On" Tinashe Featuring ScHoolboy Q
Greatest Gainer No. 6 "Don't Tell 'Em" Jeremih Featuring YG
Debut No. 33 "Bang Bang" Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
Debut No. 35 "No Flex Zone!!" Rae Sremmurd
Debut No. 38 "Rather Be" Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne
Debut No. 39 "Or Nah" The Game Featuring Too $hort, Problem, AV & Eric Bellinger

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week) *** "Studio" ScHoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid
Greatest Gainer No. 23 "Lifestyle" Rich Gang Featuring Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan
Debut No. 47 "Buy The World" Mike WiLL Made-It Featuring Future, Lil Wayne & Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 50 "Pretty Hurts" Beyonce

Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (2 weeks) *** "Believe Me" Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
Debut No. 24 "Bend Ova" Lil Jon Featuring Tyga
Greatest Gainer No. 31 "Bang Bang" Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj

Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks) *** "Love Never Felt So Good" Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "It's You" Kem
Debut No. 28 "Jaded" George Tandy, Jr.

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week) *** "We Are Tonight" Billy Currington
Billy Currington nabs his eighth No. 1 on Country Airplay as "We Are Tonight" steps 2-1 in its 37th chart week. That's a notably leisurely stroll to the top of the chart, as only 10 songs have had slower climbs to No. 1. The longest ride to No. 1 was tallied by Chris Young's "Voices," which hit No. 1 in its 51st chart week (Feb. 19, 2011).

Greatest Gainer  No. 5 "Bartender" Lady Antebellum
Debut No. 51 "Makes Me Wanna" Thomas Rhett
Debut No. 56 "Party Like You" The Cadillac Three
Debut No. 58 "A Guy Walks Into A Bar" Tyler Farr

Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (13 weeks) *** "We Believe" newsboys
Greatest Gainer No. 18 "More Of You" Colton Dixon
Debut No. 42 "Completely" Among The Thirsty
Debut No. 47 "What I Believe" Skillet
Debut No. 50 "What We're Here For" The Afters

Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (7 weeks) *** "Amazing" Ricky Dillard & New G
Greatest Gainer No. 9 "Help" Erica Campbell Featuring Lecrae

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (13 weeks) *** "Fever" The Black Keys
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Riptide" Vance Joy
Debut No. 42 "Gotta Get Away" The Black Keys
Debut No. 48 "Hunter Eats Hunter" Chevelle
Debut No. 50 "Flaws" Bastille

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week) *** "Dangerous" Big Data Featuring Joywave
Big Data, fronted by Alan Wilkis, tops the Alternative Songs chart with "Dangerous," featuring Joywave. Billboard tipped Big Data as an artist to watch back in March, when we cited the then-indie act and its "Dangerous" tune in our Bubbling Under column. After both KROQ and KCRW Los Angeles championed the track, the song started gaining traction with more outlets, leading to Big Data signing with Warner Bros. Records in July. A full-length album from the act is due later this year.

Greatest Gainer No. 14 "Left Hand Free" alt-J
Debut No. 39 "All The Rage Back Home" Interpol
Debut No. 40 "Cool Kid" The Eeries

Adult Alternative
*** No. 1 (1 week) *** "Take Me To Church" Hozier
Greatest Gainer No. 19 "Scarecrow" Counting Crows
Debut No. 28 "My Silver Lining" First Aid Kit
Debut No. 30 "Gotta Get Away" The Black Keys

Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (5 weeks) *** "Words As Weapons" Seether
Greatest Gainer No. 16 "Back To The Shack" Weezer
Debut No. 39 "Gotta Get Away" The Black Keys
Debut No. 40 "Devil's Dance" Redlight King

Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (12 weeks) *** "Bailando" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Debut No. 43 "Duele Menos" Kany Garcia
Debut No. 49 "Asi Ya No" La Maquinaria Nortena
Greatest Gainer No. 50 "Esa No Soy Yo" Chiquis

Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (5 weeks) *** No. 1 "Tus Latidos" Calibre 50
Greatest Gainer No. 21 "Esa No Soy Yo" Chiquis
Debut No. 33 "El Escudo Del Chavo" Regulo Caro

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (12 weeks) *** No. 1 "Bailando" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Greatest Gainer No. 25 "Rude" MAGIC!
Debut No. 38 "Control" Wisin
Debut No. 39 "Imaginate" Alexis & Fido

Tropical Songs
*** Greatest Gainer/No. 1 (1 week) *** "Pegado A Tu Boca" Grupo Treo
Debut No. 26 "El Mejor Perfume" Voz A Voz Featuring La Original Banda El Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
Debut No. 38 "Pa' Gozar" Mozart La Para
Debut No. 40 "Lento" Daniel Santacruz


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