13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Bruno Mars Debuts Atop Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 & More

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Bruno Mars in the video for "24K Magic."

As The Chainsmokers continue to reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 with their hit "Closer" featuring Halsey, there's been a lot of other movement on the charts, including Usher earning his 15th No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and both Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera soaring high on Dance Club Songs.

Here are 13 things you need to know about the Billboard charts this week:

1. Shawn Mendes jumps  4-1 on the Billboard Artist 100, making him the top musical act in the United States for the first time, owed largely to the arrival of his new album Illuminate atop the Billboard 200. Click here to read the full article.

2. Usher earns his 15th No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay with "No Limit," featuring Young Thug. Click here to read the full article.

3. Bruce Springsteen debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart with Chapter and Verse. Click here to read the full article.

4. Seven-member boy band GOT7 debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's World Albums chart with new album Flight Log: Turbulence. Click here to read the full article.

5. Ricky Martin debuts at No. 1 on Latin Airplay with his latest single "Vente Pa' Ca," featuring Maluma, earning his 16th crowning hit. Click here to read the full article.

6. Portland-based folk-rock trio Joseph climbs 3-1 on Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs radio airplay chart with its first entry, "White Flag." Click here to read the ful article.

7. Christina Aguilera soars into the Dance Club Songs top 20 with "Telepathy," featuring Nile Rodgers. Click here to read the full article.

8. Luke Bryan's new EP Farm Tour: Here's to the Farmer debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. Click here to read the full article.

9. Crowder starts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart with second solo album, American Prodigal. Click here to read the full article.

10. British R&B favorite Craig David returns to the top of the U.K. Albums chart with Following My Intuition. Click here to read the full article.

11. Alicia Keys crowns Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart for the first time in 12 years as "In Common" climbs 2-1. Click here to read the full article.

12. Billy Currington collects his 10th Country Airplay No. 1 as "It Don't Hurt Like It Used To" rolls 2-1. Click here to read the full article.

13. Bruno Mars' new single, "24K Magic," debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart. Click here to read the full article.

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