13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Niall Horan Breaks Out at No. 1 & More
While The Chainsmokers remain at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their Halsey-featuring hit "Closer," there was a lot of action up top on other charts, including Mac Miller taking the No. 1 slot on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for the second time and Britney Spears earning her 10th No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart.
Here are 13 things you need to know about the Billboard charts this week.
1. Niall Horan’s first solo single, “This Town,” hit No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after releasing the digital track and the song’s music video through Capitol Records. Click here to read the full article.
2. Britney Spears earns her 10th No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart, as “Make Me…,” featuring G-Eazy (who earns his first leader), lifts 3-1 on the chart. Click here to read the full article.
8. A new a cappella version of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” by vocal quintet Pentatonix, featuring Parton, starts at No. 18 on Hot Country Songs, giving Parton a top 20 hit on the chart in every decade since the '60s, a feat no one else has achieved. Click here to read the full article.
9. Metallica pushes 2-1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs radio airplay chart with “Hardwired,” the lead single from the band’s album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, due Nov. 18. Click here to read the full article.
10. Keith Urban continues his decade-plus streak of success on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, as “Blue Ain’t Your Color” enters the top 10, becoming his 37th top in a row. Click here to read the full article.
13. Mac Miller enters the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart at No.1 with his latest set, The Divine Feminine. Click here to read the full article.