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Hot 100 Chart Moves: Deja Vu for 'Deja Vu' & Maroon 5 Rules Radio, Tying Boyz II Men's Record

Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs in 2016
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Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs on stage during Capital One JamFest at the NCAA March Madness Music Festival Day 3 at Discovery Green on April 3, 2016 in Houston.  

J. Cole sends another song called "Deja Vu" to the top 10, while "Don't Wanna Know" is Maroon 5's fifth Radio Songs No. 1, matching Boyz II Men for the most among groups.

As previously reported, Rae Sremmurd leads the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 31) for a sixth week with "Black Beatles," featuring Gucci Mane. Plus, Zayn and Taylor Swift's "I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)" debuts at No. 6 and J. Cole's "Deja Vu" begins at No. 7, arriving as his first Hot 100 top 10, while all 10 songs from the rapper's new No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, 4 Your Eyez Only, populate the Hot 100.

Who else makes notable moves on the latest Hot 100?

J. Cole, "Deja Vu"
Fittingly, let's take another look at Cole's song called "Deja Vu." Also fittingly, we've seen songs by that title in the Hot 100's top 10 before.

Prior to Cole's debut at No. 7, Beyonce hit No. 4 on the Hot 100 with her own "Deja Vu," featuring Jay Z, in 2006. In 1998, Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz had taken their track titled "Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)" to No. 9.

If we include the Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz track (with its subtitle), "Deja Vu" is the latest song title to hit the Hot 100's top 10 at least three times by different acts. That's not a record, however.

One title has hit the Hot 100's top 10 five times, making for the greatest case of déjà vu among top 10 hits: "Without You," by Nilsson (No. 1); Mariah Carey (No. 2, backed with B-side "Never Forget You"); David Guetta feat. Usher (No. 4); Johnny Tillotson (No. 7); and Motley Crue (No. 8)

Another has made four top 10 appearances, or five if you include a subtitle: "Lady," by Kenny Rogers (No. 1); Styx (No. 6); Little River Band; D'Angelo (both No. 10); and Commodores' "Lady (You Bring Me Up)" (No. 8)

As for other song titles with four top 10 trips each:
"Angel," by Shaggy feat. Rayvon (No. 1); Aerosmith (No. 3); Sarah McLachlan (No. 4); and Madonna (No. 5)
"Cherish," by The Association (No. 1); Kool & the Gang; Madonna (both No. 2); and David Cassidy (No. 9)
"Forever," by Chris Brown (No. 2); Kiss; Drake feat. Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem (both No. 8); and The Little Dippers (No. 9)
"My Love," by Petula Clark; Paul McCartney and Wings; Justin Timberlake feat. T.I. (all No. 1); and Lionel Richie (No. 5)
"Someday," by Mariah Carey (No. 1); Glass Tiger; Sugar Ray; and Nickelback (all No. 7)

(And, more "Deja Vu": Post Malone's song by that title, featuring Justin Bieber, re-enters the Hot 100 at No. 77, after debuting at No. 75 on Oct. 1.)

Maroon 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, "Don't Wanna Know"
As previously noted, the song falls to No. 10 from its No. 7 high on the Hot 100, but lifts 3-1 on the Radio Songs chart (126 million in airplay audience in the tracking week ending Dec. 18, up 6 percent, according to Nielsen Music). It's the group's fifth Radio Songs leader and Lamar's second (following his featured turn on Swift's five-week 2015 No. 1 "Bad Blood"). Dating to the inception of Radio Songs in December 1990, Maroon 5 ties Boyz II Men for the most No. 1s on the chart among groups. (Rihanna is the overall leader with 12.)

Here is a look at both Maroon 5's and Boyz II Men's Radio Songs No. 1s:

Maroon 5's Radio Songs No. 1s
"Moves Like Jagger" (feat. Christina Aguilera), seven weeks at No. 1, beginning Oct. 1, 2011
"Payphone" (feat. Wiz Khalifa), six weeks, July 14, 2012
"One More Night," eight weeks, Oct. 20, 2012
"Animals," four weeks, Nov. 29, 2014
"Don't Wanna Know" (feat. Kendrick Lamar), one to date, Dec. 31, 2016

Boyz II Men's Radio Songs No. 1s
"End of the Road," 13 weeks at No. 1, beginning Aug. 22, 1992
"I'll Make Love to You," 12 weeks, Sept. 10, 1994
"On Bended Knee," 11 weeks, Dec. 3, 1994
"Water Runs Dry," one week, June 10, 1995
"One Sweet Day" (with Mariah Carey), Dec. 9, 1995

"Know" also takes over atop the Adult Pop Songs airplay chart (2-1), where it's Maroon 5's record-extending 12th No. 1. (Katy Perry and P!nk follow with eight each.)