Wyclef & Avicii Fight AIDS and Find Success on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart
The pair debuts at No. 12. Plus, moves for Major Lazer, Deadmau5, Jennifer Lopez & more.
Wyclef lands on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for the first time, as charity single "Divine Sorrow," featuring Avicii, debuts at No. 12. The song is part of a Coca-Cola and (RED)-sponsored campaign to fight AIDS, with all proceeds from the track being donated to the Global Fund.
Sales of 29,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, power the lofty debut and are also good for the cut's No. 3 start on Dance/Electronic Digital Songs. "Sorrow" marks Avicii's 13th Hot Dance/Electronic Songs hit; only Calvin Harris (17), Skrillex and Daft Punk (14 each) have more.
Major Lazer is also new on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, as his collaboration with Ariana Grande, "All My Love," enters at No. 15. The track, from the soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, sold 9,000 and starts on Dance/Electronic Digital Songs at No. 12. Grande previously spent nine weeks at No. 1 (and currently sits at No. 4) as the vocalist on Zedd's "Break Free."
Lillywood & Robin Schulz leap into the top 10 of Hot Dance/Electronic Songs in their 20th chart week with "Prayer in C" (11-9). Only five songs have needed more weeks to reach the top 10 since the chart's Jan. 26, 2013 inception, led by Disclosure's "Latch" (33 weeks). That track, featuring Sam Smith, went on to spend four weeks at No. 1 and 57 on the chart. "Prayer" marks the first top 10 for both Lillywood and Schulz, although it's the latter's remix of this week's No. 1, "Waves" by Mr. Probz, which helped propel it to the top. On Dance/Mix Show Airplay, "Prayer" edges 4-3, while Schulz's Prayer returns to the Dance/Electronic Albums top 10 and its peak rank (11-10; 1,000 sold, up 9 percent).
RL Grime grabs his second top 10 on Dance/Electronic Albums with his first full-length album, Void (No. 2, 4,000). It's the best sales week yet for the trap-master, who previously hit No. 8 on Aug. 3, 2013 with his EP High Beams.
Deadmau5, too, enters Dance/Electronic Albums with his remix double-album 5 Years of mau5 (No. 3, 3,000). The greatest hits portion offers the original versions of 10 tracks, accompanied by 12 remixes, including ones from Nero, Dillon Francis, Michael Woods and Shiba San. Deadmau5 debuted at No. 1 on July 5 with his last new original studio album, also a double release, while(1<2).
Jennifer Lopez jumps to No. 1 on Dance Club Songs with "Booty," her 16th No. 1. The backside-shakin' anthem features remixes from Guy Scheiman, Vice and Bali Bandits, among others. Dating to the Dance Club Songs chart's Aug. 28, 1976, inception as a national survey, Lopez ties Kristine W for the sixth-most No. 1s. Madonna leads with 43, followed by Rihanna (22), Beyonce (21), Janet Jackson (19) and Mariah Carey (17).