Hot 100 Chart Moves: Ariana Grande & John Legend's 'Beauty and the Beast' Bows
Plus, moves for Bruno Mars & Mariah Carey.
As previously reported, Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Feb. 25) for a third total week. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga blasts back onto the chart with a record-tying No. 4 re-entry for "Million Reasons," which had previously peaked at No. 52, after she performed the song during her Super Bowl LI halftime show (Feb. 5).
Who else makes Patriots-reminiscent drives up the chart this week?
Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"
The retro-R&B song enters the Hot 100's top 40 (57-37), as it debuts on the Digital Song Sales chart at No. 36 (21,000 downloads sold, up 75 percent, in the week ending Feb. 9, according to Nielsen Music). Mars' 17th top 40 Hot 100 hit, and the follow-up to the No. 4-peaking "24K Magic," also rises 39-37 on Radio Songs (35 million in airplay audience, up 27 percent) and vaults by 98 percent to 7.8 million U.S. streams.
"Like" should lift further after Mars performed it on the Grammy Awards Feb. 12.
Ariana Grande & John Legend, "Beauty and the Beast"
Ahead of the March 17 box office premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' Beauty and the Beast, a live-action reboot (starring Emma Watson as Belle) of the 1991 blockbuster animated version, Grande and Legend's title-song cover debuts at No. 87 on the Hot 100. It bows at No. 23 on Digital Song Sales with 27,000 sold, while adding 2.4 million first-week U.S. streams.
The ballad is, of course, a tale as old as … well, 1990 (when it was written by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken). Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson's original recording reached No. 9 on the Hot 100 in April 1992.
Mariah Carey feat. YG, "I Don't"
First teased on the Jan. 29 season finale of E!'s Mariah's World, the track starts at No. 89 on the Hot 100 with 4.2 million U.S. streams and 18,000 sold. Over on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, it arrives as Carey's 42nd top 40 hit (No. 35).
Carey claims her 48th Hot 100 entry, dating to her arrival with 1990's "Vision of Love," her first of 18 No. 1s, the most among soloists (and second overall only to The Beatles' 20). Here's an updated count of the women with the most Hot 100 appearances in the chart's 58-year history, as Carey ties Brenda Lee's total:
Most Hot 100 Entries Among Women All-Time
73, Aretha Franklin
71, Nicki Minaj
70, Taylor Swift
56, Dionne Warwick
53, Connie Francis
48, Mariah Carey
48, Brenda Lee
43, Miley Cyrus
41, Barbra Streisand
40, Mary J. Blige
40, Janet Jackson
40, Diana Ross