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Chart Highlights: KONGOS No. 1, Black Keys Blast In At Alternative Radio

Danny Kongos


KONGOS' 'Come With Me Now' crowns Alternative Songs, while the Black Keys make a splashy return with 'Fever.' Plus, new No. 1s for Kylie Minogue, Blake Shelton and Prince Royce

Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below.

All our charts are refreshed on and Billboardbiz every Thursday and appear in the next issue of Billboard magazine.

Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Happy" Pharrell Williams
Greatest Gainer No. 6 "All Of Me" John Legend
Debut No. 36 "Summer" Calvin Harris
Debut No. 39 "Fancy" Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
Debut No. 40 "She Looks So Perfect" 5 Seconds Of Summer

Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Let Her Go" Passenger
Greatest Gainer No. 9 "Happy" Pharrell Williams
Debut No. 27 "Sleeping With A Friend" Neon Trees

Debut No. 29 "Let Her Down Easy" George Michael
George Michael ends an 18-year absence from the Adult Contemporary chart, as "Let Her Down Easy" debuts at No. 29. The song, a remake of Terence Trent D'Arby's 1994 single, is from Michael's new album, "Symphonica," which entered last week's Billboard 200 (dated April 5) at No. 60. Michael had last charted on AC with the No. 8-peaking "Fastlove" in 1996. He first appeared on AC 30 years ago as half of Wham!, which burst in with four top five hits from its breakout album "Make It Big."

Debut No. 30 "Human" Christina Perri

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Happy" Pharrell Williams
Greatest Gainer No. 14 "Raging Fire" Phillip Phillips
Debut No. 40 "She Ain't You" New Hollow

Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Into The Blue" Kylie Minogue
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Find You" Zedd, Matthew Koma, Miriam Bryant
Debut No. 38 "Bombs Away" Gia
Debut No. 45 "Let It Go" Idina Menzel
Debut No. 48 "Human" Christina Perri
Debut No. 49 "Shot Me Down" David Guetta Featuring Skylar Grey
Debut No. 50 "We're The Kids" Parade Of Lights

Rhythmic Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Talk Dirty" Jason Derulo Featuring 2 Chainz
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "All Of Me" John Legend
Debut No. 39 "Stoner" Young Thug

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Happy" Pharrell Williams
Greatest Gainer No. 15 "Trophies" Young Money Featuring Drake
Debut No. 38 "Legs Shakin'" R. Kelly Featuring Ludacris
Debut No. 41 "2 On" Tinashe Featuring ScHoolboy Q
Debut No. 43 "Walk Thru" Rich Homie Quan Featuring Problem

Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Happy" Pharrell
Debut No. 27 "Partition" Beyonce
Greatest Gainer No. 9 "The Worst" Jhene Aiko

Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (11 weeks)*** "Show Me" Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown
Greatest Gainer No. 4 "Trophies" Young Money Featuring Drake
Debut No. 23 "Fragile" Tech N9ne Featuring Kendrick Lamar, MAYDAY! & Kendall Morgan
Debut No. 25 "Party Girls" Ludacris Featuring Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih & Cashmere Cat

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "Do I Wanna Know?" Arctic Monkeys
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Fever" The Black Keys
Debut No. 37 "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?" Arctic Monkeys
Debut No. 45 "Out Of The Black" Royal Blood
Debut No. 48 "Glory And Gore" Lorde
Debut No. 49 "Immortal" Eve To Adam

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Come With Me Now" KONGOS
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 6 "Fever" The Black Keys
KONGOS and the Black Keys shake up the upper reaches of Alternative Songs, as the former's "Come With Me Now" rises 2-1 and the latter's "Fever" blasts in at No. 6. KONGOS complete the quickest ascent to the summit for an act in its first chart visit since Lorde's "Royals" needed only nine weeks to reach No. 1 last August. Among rookie bands, KONGOS' first chart entry marks the fastest-flying No. 1 since Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life," featuring Paul McCoy, also crowned the chart in its 10th frame on the March 29, 2003, tally.

Meanwhile, the Black Keys unlock a No. 6 start on Alternative Songs with "Fever," as well as bows at Nos. 2, 9 and 28 on Rock Airplay, Adult Alternative Songs and Mainstream Rock Songs, respectively. The track previews the duo's eighth full-length album, "Turn Blue," due May 13.

Debut No. 39 "Blue Moon" Beck

Adult Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Blue Moon" Beck
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 9 "Fever" The Black Keys
Debut No. 23 "Take Me To Church" Hozier
Debut No. 29 "Come With Me Now" KONGOS

Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "Heaven Knows" The Pretty Reckless
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 28 "Fever" The Black Keys
Debut No. 30 "Come With Me Now" KONGOS
Debut No. 36 "Black" Sevendust
Debut No. 40 "This Pain" Righteous Vendetta

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Doin' What She Likes" Blake Shelton
Greatest Gainer No. 16 "Play It Again" Luke Bryan
Debut No. 55 "Rum" Brothers Osborne
Debut No. 57 "Medicine" Shakira Featuring Blake Shelton
Debut No. 58 "Raise 'Em Up" Austin Webb
Debut No. 60 "Closer To Nowhere" Kellie Pickler

Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer "Te Robare" Prince Royce
Prince Royce rules Latin Airplay with his eighth No. 1, "Te Robare." It's his seventh No. 1 in a row dating to 2011. The track also rebounds 4-1 for a second week atop Tropical Songs.

Debut No. 42 "Talk Dirty" Jason Derulo Featuring 2 Chainz
Debut No. 43 "Decidiste Dejarme" Camila
Debut No. 45 "Mi Segunda Vida" La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
Debut No. 46 "Libre Por Naturaleza" Duelo
Debut No. 50 "Can't Get Enough" Becky G Featuring Pitbull

Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Te Hubieras Ido Antes" Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 36 "Te Toco Perder" Remmy Valenzuela
Debut No. 37 "Mientras Tu Jugabas" Banda Los Recoditos
Debut No. 38 "Ni Hablar" El Trono de Mexico
Debut No. 39 "Mujeres De Tu Tipo" Adriel Favela

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "El Perdedor" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Marco Antonio Solis
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 22 "Decidiste Dejarme" Camila
Debut No. 39 "Prendelo" Fuego
Debut No. 40 "Talk Dirty" Jason Derulo Featuring 2 Chainz

Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)***/Greatest Gainer "Te Robare" Prince Royce
Debut No. 14 "Apnea" Ricardo Arjona
Debut No. 35 "La Vida" Henry Santos Featuring MAFFIO
Debut No. 40 "Para Llegar A Donde Estoy" Hector Acosta "El Torito"

Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** "This Is Amazing Grace" Phil Wickham
Greatest Gainer No. 10 "Press On" Building 429 Featuring Blanca Callahan
Debut No. 36 "Ready Set Go" Royal Tailor Featuring Capital Kings
Debut No. 43 "Do Life Big " Jamie Grace
Debut No. 48 "In This Together" Raptuer Rukus Featuring Shuree

Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "I Can Only Imagine" Tamela Mann
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Amazing" Ricky Dillard & New G