13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Mariah Brings 'Christmas' Spirit Back to Hot 100

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Mariah Carey performs during 2016 VH1's Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night at Kings Theatre on Dec. 2, 2016 in New York City.  

Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles," featuring Gucci Mane, remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week and The Weeknd's Starboy debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, but there's plenty more chart action to break down.

Here are 13 things you need to know about the Billboard charts this week (dated Dec. 17):

1. Mariah Carey returns to the Hot 100 as the star's modern holiday classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You" dashes back onto the chart at No. 23. Click here to read the full article.

2. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson makes his Hot 100 debut at No. 83 with "You’re Welcome" from the Disney film Moana. Click here to read the full article.

3. Green Day continues its ascent up the list of acts with the most top 10s on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart as "Still Breathing" rises 12-8 on the chart. Click here to read the full article.

4. Noah Cyrus is the latest Cyrus family member to crack the Hot 100 as “Make Me (Cry),” her debut single featuring R&B singer Labrinth, starts at No. 98. Click here to read the full article.

5. The Rolling Stones race straight to the top of the U.K. Albums chart with Blue & Lonesome. Click here to read the full article.

6. The superstar pairing of Robin Schulz and David Guetta yields the Hot Shot Debut on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart as "Shed a Light," featuring DJ trio Cheat Codes, starts at No. 11. Click here to read the full article.

7. NBC's The Voice finalist Sundance Head debuts atop Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart after performing Tom T. Hall's "Me and Jesus." Click here to read the full article.

8. Sam Phillips' "Reflecting Light" debuts on Billboard's Alternative Digital Song Sales and Rock Digital Song Sales charts at Nos. 11 and 15, respectively, after appearing in the Netflix Gilmore Girls reboot. Click here to read the full article.

9. Bruno Mars notches his seventh Rhythmic Songs chart-topper as “24K Magic” climbs 3-1 in its ninth charting frame. Click here to read the full article.

10. The all-star collaboration of Zico, Crush and Dean helps all three acts hit new highs on Billboard's World Digital Songs chart as their new single "Bermuda Triangle" debuts at No. 3 and is this week's top-selling K-pop song in the U.S. Click here to read the full article.

11. Train continues the tradition of holiday songs dashing to the top of Billboard's Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart, as the band's version of "This Christmas" roars 8-1. Click here to read the full aricle.

12. The Chainsmokers' "Closer," featuring Halsey, leads Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart for an 11th week, tying for the second-longest rule since the Nielsen Music-powered tally launched in October 1992. Click here to read the full article.

13. This week also brought all of Billboard's 2016 year-end charts, with Adele reigning as the top artist of the year; her album 25 the top title on the year-end Billboard 200 and Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" the year-end Hot 100 No. 1. Plus, for the second straight year, Republic Records is the top label on Billboard’s year-end charts thanks to the success of albums like Drake's Views, The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness and Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman. Click here to read the full article.


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