13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Harry Arrives in Style, Miley Coasts to Top 10

Harry Styles performs on The Late Late Show with James Corden on May 18, 2017 on The CBS Television Network.
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Harry Styles performs on The Late Late Show with James Corden on May 18, 2017 on The CBS Television Network.  

Harry Styles celebrates at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his debut self-titled solo LP, whose chart arrival also sparks his leap to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100.

On the Billboard Hot 100Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, maintains its No. 1 placement for a second week, while Miley Cyrus' "Malibu" vaults to the top 10.

Here are 13 other things you should know about Billboard's charts this week:

1. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson take a look at Cyrus/Hannah Montana and other elite members of the Hot 100's 20/20 club … that is, artists with at least 20 entries each under different billings. Plus, Columbia Records confirms whether or not any more singles will be released from Adele's album 25Click here to listen to the full podcast.

2. Plus, in honor of "Malibu," Billboard looks back at other songs about California that have hit the Hot 100's top 10, from The Beach Boys' "California Girls" to Weezer's "Beverly Hills" and more. Click here to read the full story.

3. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson recap last Sunday's (May 21) Billboard Music Awards with Vanessa Hudgens and Julia Michaels. Click here to listen.

4. Started from the bottom and hasn't stopped: In keeping with his trend of setting recordsDrake is the first artist ever to chart on the Hot 100 for eight consecutive, uninterrupted years, a streak that dates back to his May 23, 2009, debut on the ranking. Click here to read the full article.

5. Katy Perry re-enters the Hot 100 with "Bon Appetit," featuring Migos, although the song's chart run appears limited: Capitol Records has quickly switched to promoting new single "Swish Swish," featuring Nicki Minaj. Get more details in this week's Hot 100 Chart Moves recap.

6. On the Billboard 200, The Bob's Burgers Music Album soundtrack debuts at No. 21, becoming the highest-charting animated TV soundtrack in five years. Plus, the New Broadway Cast Recording of Hello, Dolly! debuts at No. 60. Check out this week's Billboard 200 Chart Moves notebook.

7. Looking ahead to next week's Billboard 200, Linkin Park is slated to tally its 10th top 10 album on the chart with One More Light. Plus, Kendrick Lamar is expected to return to No. 1 with DAMN. Click here to read the full forecast.

8. And Liam makes four! Liam Payne becomes the fourth member of One Direction to top the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart, as "Strip That Down," featuring Quavo, debuts at No. 1. Zayn MalikNiall Horan and Harry Styles have also earned No. 1 debuts. Click here for details.

9. Thanks to his appearance in the upcoming HBO documentary The Defiant OnesEminem returns to the Social 50 chart for the first time this year, at No. 13. Click here to read the full story.

10. Chris Cornell songs infuse the top seven spots of the LyricFind Global chart this week, following his May 17 death, with "Black Hole Sun" by Soundgarden topping both the LyricFind Global and U.S. charts.  Click here for the full article.

11. Call it a perfect 10: The Chainsmokers and Coldplay's "Something Just Like This" scores a 10th week at No. 1 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, becoming just the 10th song to reach the double-digit milestone, four of which belong to The Chainsmokers. Click here to read the full post.

12. After more than six months on the chart, James Arthur's "Say You Won't Let Go" tops Adult Pop Songs. The song ties for the fifth-steadiest ascent to No. 1 in the airplay chart's history. Click here for more on the milestone.

 13. His voice is carryingChris Blue, the winner of the 12th season of NBC's The Voice, debuts at No. 1 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart with his version of Tamela Mann's "Take Me to the King." Click here to read the full story.


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