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Hot 100 Chart Moves: Beyonce Bows in Top 20, One Direction, Lorde Leap Into Top 40

Lorde, 2014
Austin Hargrave

Lorde was photographed on October 8, 2014 at Milk Studios in Los Angeles.

'7/11' starts following the rerelease of 'Beyonce.' Plus, streams propel 1D's 'Night Changes' and Lorde's 'Yellow Flicker Beat' bounds following her AMAs performance.

As previously reported, Taylor Swift spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Blank Space" and Selena Gomez, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars hit the top 10. Plus, Jennifer Lawrence bows at No. 12 as featured on James Newton Howard's "The Hanging Tree."

But wait, there's more. Here's who else makes notable moves on the Hot 100 this week:

Beyonce, "7/11," "***Flawless"
As covered in Billboard's R&B/hip-hop charts recap, Beyonce's "7/11" debuts at No. 3 and "***Flawless" flies 34-12 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with sales gains after the deluxe reissue of her Beyonce album. On the Hot 100, they begin at No. 18 and re-enter at No. 41, respectively. "7/11" is Beyonce's 22nd top 20 Hot 100 entry. The only women with more: Madonna (44), Rihanna (33), Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift (32 each), Aretha Franklin, Janet Jackson (29 each) and Whitney Houston (26).

One Direction, "Night Changes"
The new single from the boy band's Four, which dips 1-4 in its second week on the Billboard 200, zips 55-31 in its second week on the Hot 100. The track blasts 50-25 on Streaming Songs, up by 76 percent to 6.5 million U.S. streams in the week ending Nov. 30, according to Nielsen Music; its video premiered Nov. 21. The wistful track also enters the Pop Songs radio airplay chart at No. 30.

Lorde, "Yellow Flicker Beat"
Lorde tallies her third top 40 Hot 100 hit as the song, from the soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I, bounds 65-34. Following her performance of the track on the American Music Awards on Nov. 23 (broadcast on ABC), it zooms by 92 percent to 75,000 downloads sold.

Usher, "I Don't Mind," featuring Juicy J
The song surges 95-54 in its second week. It gains in all metrics, making its biggest splash in sales: it enters Digital Songs at No. 30 with a robust 254 percent gain to 46,000 downloads sold.

Fifth Harmony, "Sledgehammer"
The quintet debuts at No. 93, fueled by a 110 gain in streaming to 1.8 million following the Nov. 25 premiere of its video. One of the hooky pop/dance single's writers? Meghan Trainor.

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