Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift, Avery Sunshine, Tim McGraw Notch New No. 1s

Miller Mobley

Taylor Swift photographed by Miller Mobley on November 18th at Siren Studios in Los Angeles

Swift makes the quickest jump to No. 1 this year, Sunshine scores her first Adult R&B Songs leader and McGraw makes more history.

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Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Blank Space" Taylor Swift
Billboard's 2014 Woman of the Year tallies her first set of back-to-back leaders on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Blank Space" bumps 2-1. It follows her two-week reign with "Shake It Off." Swift ups her total to four career No. 1s: she first led with "Love Story" (Feb. 28, 2009) and for seven weeks in 2013 with "I Knew You Were Trouble." At seven weeks, "Space" also makes the fastest flight to No. 1 for any topper this year and for Swift so far.

Greatest Gainer No. 7 "Love Me Harder" Ariana Grande & The Weeknd
Debut No. 32 "The Hanging Tree" James Newton Howard Featuring Jennifer Lawrence
Debut No. 37 "Time Of Our Lives" Pitbull & Ne-Yo
Debut No. 39 "Thinking Out Loud" Ed Sheeran
Debut No. 40 "All About It" Hoodie Allen Featuring Ed Sheeran

Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** "Baby It's Cold Outside" Idina Menzel Duet With Michael Buble
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 15 "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" Sam Smith
Debut No. 27 "Mary, Did You Know?" Pentatonix
Debut No. 30 "Blame It On The Mistletoe" Kendall Schmidt

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "Animals" Maroon 5
Greatest Gainer No. 2 "Blank Space" Taylor Swift
Debut No. 32 "The Heart Wants What It Wants" Selena Gomez
Debut No. 35 "The Hanging Tree" James Newton Howard Featuring Jennifer Lawrence

Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Animals" Nabiha
Greatest Gainer No. 3 "Jealous" Nick Jonas
Debut No. 37 "Reason" Erasure
Debut No. 39 "Chasing Time" Azealia Banks
Debut No. 43 "Uptown Funk!" Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
Debut No. 44 "Around The World" Carmen Electra
Debut No. 45 "Burnin' Up" Jessie J Featuring 2 Chainz
Debut No. 48 "Beg For It" Iggy Azalea Featuring M0
Debut No. 49 "Right Now" Mary J. Blige
Debut No. 50 "No Enemiesz" Kiesza

Rhythmic Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer "Tuesday" I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
Debut No. 34 "Time Of Our Lives" Pitbull & Ne-Yo
Debut No. 39 "Stuck On A Feeling" Prince Royce Featuring Snoop Dogg

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Tuesday" I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
Greatest Gainer No. 10 "Only" Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
Debut No. 40 "Apparently" J. Cole
Debut No. 42 "Feeling Myself" Nicki Minaj Featuring Beyonce
Debut No. 44 "Cant Trust Thots" Wash Featuring French Montana
Debut No. 49 "Forever Don't Last" Jazmine Sullivan

Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Call My Name" Avery Sunshine
Singer/songwriter Avery Sunshine brightens Adult R&B Songs with her first No. 1 on the ranking, elegant love song "Call My Name." "This is so surreal. My breath has been taken away," she beams. "What a great way to celebrate this holiday season. Thanks to my fans for believing in us. The best is yet to come.

Sunshine says that the song's success began in an organic way. "There is something magical and spiritual that happens when my partner Dana [Johnson] and I work together. This song was derived from a very honest space. I believe that when you work from a place of truth, the music finds a way to connect. Most of our career, we have been told to be something other than who we are. This No. 1 shows us that trusting your own voice is the answer."

Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Good Kisser" Usher
Debut No. 30 "Ring Off" Beyonce

Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)***/Greatest Gainer "I Don't F**k With You" Big Sean Featuring E-40
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Only" Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
Debut No. 22 "Time Of Our Lives" Pitbull & Ne-Yo
Debut No. 23 "Apparently" J. Cole

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (8 weeks)*** "Something From Nothing" Foo Fighters
Greatest Gainer No. 10 "Shut Up And Dance" WALK THE MOON
Debut No. 48 "Million Miles An Hour" Nickelback
Debut No. 49 "Kansas City" The New Basement Tapes
Debut No. 50 "Stars" Sixx: A.M.

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "Something From Nothing" Foo Fighters
Greatest Gainer No. 7 "R U Mine?" Arctic Monkeys
Debut No. 36 "Mess Is Mine" Vance Joy
Debut No. 39 "Somebody New" Joywave

Adult Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** "Budapest" George Ezra
Debut No. 27 "All The Time" Bahamas
Debut No. 29 "Can't Break Me Down" Billy Idol
Greatest Gainer "Chateau Lobby #4 (in C For Two Virgins)" Father John Misty

Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (8 weeks)*** "Something From Nothing" Foo Fighters
Greatest Gainer No. 4 "I Am Machine" Three Days Grace

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Shotgun Rider" Tim McGraw
Tim McGraw collects his 27th No. 1 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart with "Shotgun Rider," breaking out of a tie for the most No. 1s dating to the list’s launch nearly 25 years ago. McGraw passes Alan Jackson and George Strait, each with 26. Rounding out the top 10: Kenny Chesney (23 No. 1s), Brooks & Dunn, Toby Keith (20 each), Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton (18 each) and Keith Urban (17).

Greatest Gainer No. 17 "Lonely Tonight" Blake Shelton Featuring Ashley Monroe
Debut No. 55 "Girl Crush" Little Big Town
Debut No. 57 "House Party" Sam Hunt
Debut No. 59 "Raised By A Good Time" Steven Lee Olsen

Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Yo Tambien" Romeo Santos Featuring Marc Anthony
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 18 "Quedate" Axel
Debut No. 39 "El Que Se Enamora Pierde" Banda Carnaval
Debut No. 43 "Me Vuelvo Un Cobarde" Christian Daniel
Debut No. 49 "Lo Hiciste Otra Vez" La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho

Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** "Levantando Polvadera" Voz de Mando
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Eres Una Nina" Gerardo Ortiz
Debut No. 36 "Es Tiempo de Guerra" Adriel Favela
Debut No. 38 "Calla y Me Besas" Enigma Nortena
Debut No. 39 "El Amor de Mi Vida" Roberto Junior y Su Bandeno
Debut No. 40 "Estando Contigo" Cheyo Carrillo

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** "Tus Besos" Juan Luis Guerra 440
Greatest Gainer No. 5 "Yo Tambien" Romeo Santos Featuring Marc Anthony
Debut No. 35 "Si No Te Quisiera" Juan Magan Featuring Belinda & Lapiz Conciente
Debut No. 40 "Love Me Harder" Ariana Grande & The Weeknd

Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** "Que Suenen Los Tambores" Victor Manuelle
Greatest Gainer No. 11 "Quedate" Axel
Debut No. 32 "Eres Una Nina" Gerardo Ortiz
Debut No. 33 "Dime Que Si" Sonny Monreal
Debut No. 36 "A Ti Te Encanta" Alexis & Fido

Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (14 weeks)*** "Greater" MercyMe
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 21 "Shoulders" for KING & COUNTRY
Debut No. 37 "Soul On Fire" Third Day
Debut No. 40 "O Holy Night" Chris August
Debut No. 41 "Born Tonight" Jamie Grace
Debut No. 43 "Noel" Hillsong Young & Free
Debut No. 45 "Who I Am" Blanca

Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (26 weeks)*** "Amazing" Ricky Dillard & New G
Greatest Gainer No. 9 "God My God" VaShawn Mitchell
Debut No. 26 "This Place" Tamela Mann

Additional reporting by Wade Jessen


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