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Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift 'Shake's to Top of Pop Songs, Iggy Azalea Rules Rhythmic Songs

Taylor Swift "Shake It Off" single cover
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Taylor Swift "Shake It Off" single cover

The divas take over a pair of radio charts, while Nickelback and Florida Georgia Line also add new No. 1s. Plus, AC/DC blasts back onto Mainstream Rock Songs.

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 (1 week)*** "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift
Billboard's 2014 woman of the year Taylor Swift tallies her third No. 1 on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Shake It Off" shoots 2-1. She previously reigned for seven weeks early last year with "I Knew You Were Trouble." and for a week in 2009 with "Love Story." "Shake" leads Adult Pop Songs for a third frame; it's her second leader on the list, following "Trouble." "Shake" debuted atop the Sept. 6 Billboard Hot 100, led again the following week and has spent the next five weeks at No. 2.

Meanwhile, Hilary Duff bookends Pop Songs with the debut of "All About You." It's her first entry on the chart since 2007.

Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 35 "Dangerous" David Guetta Featuring Sam Martin
Debut No. 36 "i" Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 38 "Love Me Harder" Ariana Grande & The Weeknd
Debut No. 39 "Break The Rules" Charli XCX
Debut No. 40 "All About You" Hilary Duff

Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** "Am I Wrong" Nico & Vinz
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift
Debut No. 29 "You Take Me In" Bob Seger
Debut No. 30 "Rather Be" Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift
Greatest Gainer No. 17 "Animals" Maroon 5
Debut No. 37 "Centuries" Fall Out Boy
Debut No. 38 "Dangerous" Big Data Featuring Joywave
Debut No. 40 "Black Widow" Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora

Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer "Won't Look Back" Duke Dumont
Debut No. 40 "Keep It Movin' " Aristofreeks Featuring Kathy Sledge
Debut No. 45 "Heroes (We Could Be)" Alesso Featuring Tove Lo
Debut No. 47 "Love Come Home" Kristine W
Debut No. 49 "RSVP" Shara Strand

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "New Flame" Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross
Greatest Gainer No. 6 "Hold You Down" DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih
Debut No. 49 "Try Me" DeJLoaf

Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Stay With Me" Sam Smith
Greatest Gainer No. 9 "Whole Damn Year" Mary J. Blige
Debut No. 30 "Queen" Raheem DeVaughn

Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "0 To 100 / The Catch Up" Drake
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "i" Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 25 "Try Me" DeJLoaf

Rhythmic Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Black Widow" Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora
Iggy Azalea scores her third Rhythmic Songs No. 1 with "Black Widow," featuring Rita Ora (2-1). The track follows "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, which ruled for four weeks beginning in June, and "Problem," on which she assists Ariana Grande (three beginning in July). Azalea joins only Rihanna (four No. 1s in 2010; three, 2012) and Ashanti (three, 2002) as the only women to ascend to No. 1 at least three times in a year in the chart's 21-year archives.

Greatest Gainer No. 9 "i" Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 29 "Love Me Harder" Ariana Grande & The Weeknd
Debut No. 37 "Tuesday" I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
Debut No. 40 "Waves" Mr. Probz

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Dirt" Florida Georgia Line
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Neon Light" Blake Shelton
Debut No. 53 "Sun Daze" Florida Georgia Line
Debut No. 58 "Hangin' Around" Josh Abbott Band
Debut No. 59 "Ain't Worth The Whiskey" Cole Swindell

Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** "Greater" MercyMe
Greatest Gainer No. 10 "No Man Is An Island" Tenth Avenue North
Debut No. 39 "One More Step" Lindsay McCaul

Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (17 weeks)*** "Amazing" Ricky Dillard & New G
Greatest Gainer No. 11 "Bless Me" J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise Featuring Donnie McClurkin

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** "Stolen Dance" Milky Chance
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 24 "Play Ball" AC/DC
Debut No. 47 "Beggin For Thread" Banks
Debut No. 50 "I Am Machine" Three Days Grace

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (5 weeks) *** "Stolen Dance" Milky Chance
Greatest Gainer No. 12 "Yellow Flicker Beat" Lorde
Debut No. 40 "Would You Fight For My Love?" Jack White

Adult Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Do You" Spoon
Greatest Gainer No. 14 "Yellow Flicker Beat" Lorde
Debut No. 23 "From Eden" Hozier
Debut No. 25 "Happy Idiot" TV On The Radio
Debut No. 26 "Forgotten Man" Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Debut No. 28 "Cigarette Daydreams" Cage The Elephant
Debut No. 30 "Dangerous" Big Data Featuring Joywave

Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Edge Of A Revolution" Nickelback
Nickelback notches its eighth No. 1 on Mainstream Rock Songs – and first in five years – as "Edge of a Revolution" rises 2-1. The band had last led with "Something in Your Mouth" in 2009. Dating to the group's first No. 1, the 13-week topper "How You Remind Me," in 2001, Nickelback is tied with Linkin Park and Shinedown for the second-most No. 1s. Three Days Grace leads with 11 in that span.

Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 14 "Play Ball" AC/DC
Debut No. 36 "The Motherload" Mastodon
Debut No. 38 "Set Me On Fire" Flyleaf

Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Cuando Nos Volvamos A Encontrar" Carlos Vives Featuring Marc Anthony
Debut No. 27 "Yo Tambien" Romeo Santos Featuring Marc Anthony
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 28 "Que Suenen Los Tambores" Victor Manuelle
Debut No. 35 "Soy Un Desmadre" Banda Tierra Sagrada Featuring Marco Flores & La #1 Banda Jerez
Debut No. 46 "Eres Una Nina" Gerardo Ortiz
Debut No. 48 "Me Voy de Ti" Fidel Rueda
Debut No. 49 "Mi Princesa" Remmy Valenzuela
Debut No. 50 "Lo Mejor Para Los Dos" Marco Antonio Solis

Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "No Me Pidas Perdon" Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 23 "Levantando Polvadera" Voz de Mando
Debut No. 37 "Entonces Que Somos" Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (21 weeks)*** "Bailando" Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Debut No. 34 "Por Lo Que Reste de Vida" Thalia
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 38 "Que Suenen Los Tambores" Victor Manuelle
Debut No. 39 "Muevelo" Sofia Reyes Featuring Wisin

Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Quiero Saber de Ti" Charlie Cruz
Debut No. 34 "Alejate" Luis Vargas
Debut No. 39 "Lo Mejor Para Los Dos" Marco Antonio Solis
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 4 "Que Suenen Los Tambores" Victor Manuelle