Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift Tops Adult Pop Songs, Sam Smith Rules Adult R&B

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Taylor Swift performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. 

'Shake It Off' ties a record, while 'Stay With Me' conquers yet another format. Plus, new No. 1s for Milky Chance, Cole Swindell and more.

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 billboard.com and Billboardbiz every Thursday and appear in the next issue of Billboard magazine.


Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "All About That Bass" Meghan Trainor
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift
Debut No. 26 "Animals" Maroon 5
Debut No. 37 "Centuries" Fall Out Boy
Debut No. 40 "I Can't Stop Drinking About You" Bebe Rexha


Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Makes Record Start At Radio

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift ties the record for the fastest flight to No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Shake It Off" shoots 2-1 in just its sixth week. The ascent matches a mark first established in the list's first year of existence: Celine Dion's "Because You Loved Me" began a 12-week reign in only its sixth chart week in 1996. "Shake" marks Swift's second Adult Pop Songs No. 1, following "I Knew You Were Trouble.," which topped the March 16, 2013, tally.

Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Boom Clap" Charli XCX
Debut No. 30 "Animals" Maroon 5
Debut No. 35 "I'm Not The Only One" Sam Smith
Debut No. 40 "What Are You Waiting For?" Nickelback


Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Am I Wrong" Nico & Vinz
Greatest Gainer No. 8 "Maps" Maroon 5
Debut No. 27 "Chandelier" Sia
Debut No. 28 "Headphones" Matt Nathanson Featuring LOLO
Debut No. 29 "Don't" Ed Sheeran
Debut No. 30 "Bang Bang" Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj


Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Shelter Me" Lee Dagger Featuring Inaya Day
Greatest Gainer No. 8 "Won't Look Back" Duke Dumont
Debut No. 31 "This Is How We Do" Katy Perry
Debut No. 43 "Rock This Party" Fuzztroniks
Debut No. 46 "Blame" Calvin Harris Featuring John Newman
Debut No. 49 "Don't Tell 'Em" Jeremih Featuring YG


Rhythmic Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** "Don't Tell 'Em" Jeremih Featuring YG
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 25 "i" Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 32 "Body Language" Kid Ink Featuring Usher & Tinashe
Debut No. 36 "Hold You Down" DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future, & Jeremih
Debut No. 37 "Pretend" Tinashe Featuring A$AP Rocky
Debut No. 38 "Habits (Stay High)" Tove Lo


Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** "Studio" ScHoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 9 "i" Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 24 "I Don't F**k With You" Big Sean Featuring E-40


R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** "Don't Tell 'Em" Jeremih Featuring YG
Greatest Gainer No. 19 "i" Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 27 "Whole Damn Year" Mary J. Blige
Debut No. 45 "That's Me Right There" Jasmine V Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 48 "Nobody" Kem
Debut No. 50 "The Body" Wale Featuring Jeremih


Mary J. Blige Releases New Song Co-Written by Sam Smith

Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Stay With Me" Sam Smith
Sam Smith brings blue-eyed soul to the top of the Adult R&B Songs chart, where "Stay With Me" rises 2-1. The ballad previously led Adult Alternative Songs for six weeks and Pop Songs and Adult Pop Songs for two weeks each. It concurrently enters Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop at No. 39. Meanwhile, follow-up "I'm Not the Only One" charges 28-19 on Adult Alternative Songs and bows on Adult Pop Songs at No. 35.

Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 15 "Whole Damn Year" Mary J. Blige


Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Stolen Dance" Milky Chance
Greatest Gainer No. 10 "Left Hand Free" alt-J
Debut No. 45 "All The Rage Back Home" Interpol
Debut No. 46 "R U Mine?" Arctic Monkeys
Debut No. 47 "Shut Up + Dance" Walk The Moon
Debut No. 50 "Everywhere I Go (Kings & Queens)" New Politics


Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks) *** "Stolen Dance" Milky Chance
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Left Hand Free" alt-J
Debut No. 33 "Beggin For Thread" Banks
Debut No. 34 "Shut Up + Dance" Walk The Moon


Adult Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (8 weeks)*** "Stolen Dance" Milky Chance
Greatest Gainer No. 10 "Let Me Down Easy" Paolo Nutini
Debut No. 29 "Unpack Your Heart" Phillip Phillips
Debut No. 30 "Work It Out" Knox Hamilton


Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "Messed Up World" The Pretty Reckless
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Edge Of A Revolution" Nickelback
Debut No. 37 "Something Different" Godsmack
Debut No. 38 "Centuries" Fall Out Boy
Debut No. 39 "I Want Out" Young Guns


Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Greater" MercyMe
Greatest Gainer No. 6 "He Knows My Name" Francesca Battistelli
Debut No. 37 "Let It Out" Switchfoot
Debut No. 38 "I Found You" Anthony Evans
Debut No. 44 "Edge Of My Life" Manafest


Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (15 weeks)*** "Amazing" Ricky Dillard & New G
Debut/ Greatest Gainer No. 29 "Awesome God" Gerald & Tammi Haddon
Debut No. 30 "A Lil' Louder (Clap Your Hands)" The Rance Allen Group


Cole Swindell Rides 'Chillin' It' to Label Deal

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" Cole Swindell
After reaching No. 2 with his breakthrough single, and first entry, on Country Airplay, "Chillin' It," in March, Cole Swindell celebrates his first No. 1, as "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" rises 2-1. Swindell's maiden coronation also brings a slice of chart history. With a 3 percent gain to 50.6 million audience impressions in the week ending Sept. 28, according to Nielsen BDS, "Hope" posts the biggest weekly audience since the chart switched from ranking total plays to audience impressions in 2005.

Greatest Gainer No. 24 "Shotgun Rider    Tim McGraw
Debut No. 40 "Til It's Gone" Kenny Chesney
Debut No. 58 "When I've Been Drinkin' " Jon Pardi
Debut No. 60 "Broken Windshield View" Chris Lane


Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (20 weeks)*** "Bailando" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 23 "Adios" Ricky Martin
Debut No. 40 "Mi Vecinita" Plan B
Debut No. 47 "Zapatillas Ferragamo" Meno Lugo
Debut No. 48 "Plakito" Yandel Featuring El General Gadiel


Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** "La Historia de Mis Manos" Banda Carnaval
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 23 "Mi Princesa" Remmy Valenzuela
Debut No. 33 "Al Estilo Mafia" Saul El Jaguar Featuring La Bandononona Clave Nueva de Max Peraza
Debut No. 38 "Besos En Pastillas" Los Canarios de Michoacan
Debut No. 40 "Ya No Lo Vamos A Hacer" Espinoza Paz


Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (19 weeks)*** "Bailando" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 19 "Adios" Ricky Martin
Debut No. 34 "Tumbya Ye" Oscarcito
Debut No. 37 "Guaya Guaya" Don Omar
Debut No. 39 "Break Free" Ariana Grande Featuring Zedd
Debut No. 40 "Si Manana No Me Ves" Ana Victoria


Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer "Pirata De Amor" Yanford
Debut No. 31 "Bachata de Rosa" Fantine
Debut No. 32 "De Las 12 A Las 12" 3BallMTY & El Bebeto