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13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Jonas Brothers Rule Hot 100, Hozier Tops Billboard 200 For First Time

This week on two of Billboard's biggest charts, two acts finish in first place for the first time...at last. A boy band earns its first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, with a comeback single, and a singer-songwriter scores his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200.

Here are 13 things to know about the charts this week.

1. Jonas Brothers' "Sucker," the trio's first single since 2013, launches at No. 1 on the Hot 100. Click here for the story.

2. Jonas Brothers are the first boy band to hit No. 1 since B2K 16 years ago. Why did it take so long? Andrew Unterberger ponders the question.

3. Thanks to "Sucker," Jonas Brothers debut at No. 5 on the Billboard Artist 100, while Ariana Grande spends another week on top. Click here for the story.

4. Jonas Brothers' music catalog surged in streams and sales after the arrival of "Sucker." Click here for details.

5. On this week's Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson chat with New Kids on the Block's Danny Wood about the longevity of boy bands, from New Kids to Jonas Brothers, BTS and more. Click here to listen.

6. Hozier notches his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with Wasteland, Baby! Click here for the story.

7. Chatting on the Pop Shop Podcast with Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson, Hozier says he "genuinely didn't think" he'd score a No. 1. Click here to listen.

8. Drake adds his record-extending 95th top 40 hit on the Hot 100 with his Summer Walker collab "Girls Need Love." Click here for the post.

9. Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," featuring Cardi B, reaches a longevity milestone in the Hot 100's top 20. Click here for details and more Hot 100 chart moves.

10. Ariana Grande completes the quickest collection of four No. 1s on the Pop Songs airplay chart, as "7 Rings" becomes her fourth leader since July. Click here for the recap.

11. Cardi B and Bruno Mars' "Please Me" hits No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Click here for the story.

12. New K-pop group Tomorrow X Together debuts at No. 1 on the Emerging Artists, World Albums and World Digital Song Sales charts. Click here for the rundown.

13. In honor of the late Hal Blaine, we recap every Hot 100 No. 1 on which the legendary Wrecking Crew drummer played. See the full list here.

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