Two classic songs surge thanks to Super Bowl ads & CHVRCHES previews its new album.
Two classics hit Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart following syncs in commercials that aired during Super Bowl LII, broadcast on NBC Feb. 4.
Aerosmith's signature '70s song "Dream On" debuts on the chart (which launched in 2009) at No. 11, sparked by its inclusion in a Kia ad starring frontman Steven Tyler (both present-day and in a more youthful incarnation). The song sold 2,000 downloads (up 131 percent) and drew 3.5 million U.S. streams (up 13 percent) in the week ending Feb. 8, according to Nielsen Music.
Additionally, Queen's 1977 anthem "We Will Rock You," featured in a Ram Trucks ad that aired during the Super Bowl, bows at No. 13 (3,000 sold, up 56 percent, and 2.7 million streams, up 13 percent).