What does the current Billboard Hot 100, dated Dec. 31, 2016, have in common with the chart dated Jan. 29, 1977, nearly 40 years ago? The answer is related to two songs that debut on the latest tally.
While former One Direction member Zayn's "I Don't Wanna Live Forever," with Taylor Swift, blasts in at No. 6, current 1D member Louis Tomlinson bows at No. 52 with "Just Hold On," with Steve Aoki. The collab enters the Digital Song Sales chart at No. 6 with 54,000 first-week downloads sold in the tracking week ending Dec. 15, according to Nielsen Music, while also drawing 3.6 million U.S. streams. The song marks Aoki's third Hot 100 entry and Tomlinson's first on his own, after 29 with One Direction.