Skrillex & Diplo's 'Jack U' Debuts at No. 1 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums
Skrillex scores his third No. 1, following the Bangarang EP and Recess, which spent a combined 15 weeks at the top. It's the first No. 1 for Diplo, who previously took two albums to No. 2.
The new album's "Take U There," featuring Kiesza, cruises to a new peak (23-15) in its 22nd week on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, sporting a 97 percent sales increase (to 8,000 downloads sold). The DJ duo also debuts with "Where Are U Now," featuring Justin Bieber (No. 13; 20,000 sold); "Febreze," featuring 2 Chainz (No. 34; 4,000); and "To U," featuring AlunaGeorge (No. 50; 3,000).
Skrillex now stands as the act with the most entries logged on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (18) since the chart's launch on Jan. 26, 2013. He also edges onto the Billboard Artist 100 for the first time, at No. 98.ZEDD, GOMEZ ZOOM: Zedd zips to his second Hot Dance/Electronic Songs No. 1 with "I Want You to Know" (9-1), featuring Selena Gomez. Its sales swelled by 720 percent, to 100,000 units, following its first full week of availability. As previously reported, the song was released at midnight on Monday of the previous tracking week (Feb. 23).
"Know" debuts at No. 5 on Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs, garnering 2.3 million U.S. streams, with 49 percent of its plays from Spotify and 45 percent from Vevo views on YouTube, among others. With the new top 10, Zedd ties Avicii with four top 10s each in the brief history of the chart, which premiered on April 20, 2013: only Calvin Harris has captured more (five).
Zedd also re-enters the Artist 100 at a new peak, No. 42.
PITBULL, NE-YO No. 1: On Dance Club Songs, Pitbull picks up his 12th No. 1 and Ne-Yo, his third, as "Time of Our Lives" ticks 2-1. He trails only Enrique Iglesias (13) for the most No. 1s among solo males in the chart's 38-year history as a national survey. Remixes from DiscoTech, Mayeda and DJWS, among others, helped push "Time" to the top.
TRIO TOP 10: Meanwhile, on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, Rihanna reaches the top 10 the 20th time, as "FourFiveSeconds," with Kanye West and Paul McCartney, vaults 21-9. She ties David Guetta for the most top 10s since the chart began on Aug. 16, 2003.
"FourFiveSeconds" marks the fourth top 10 for West and the first (in his first chart visit) for McCartney. Although not released for sale, Afrojack produced a remix that can be played on his website.