Austin Mahone Earns First No. 1 on Dance Club Songs Chart
Pitbull scores his 14th leader with a guest spot on Mahone's "Lady," tying for the most among male artists.
Austin Mahone's "Lady," featuring Pitbull, rises 2-1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart (dated June 10). Mahone achieves his first No. 1 in his first visit to the tally, while Pitbull earns his 14th, tying him with Dave Aude and Enrique Iglesias for the most leaders among male acts in the chart's 40-year history.
The song marks the second shared chart hit for Mahone and Pitbull. "Mmm Yeah" (also billed as by Mahone featuring Pitbull), hit the Pop Songs airplay chart's top 20 (No. 19) in 2014.
Dating to the Dance Club Songs chart's Aug. 28, 1976, inception as a national survey, here's an updated look at the acts with the most No. 1s:
19, Janet Jackson
17, Mariah Carey
17, Katy Perry
16, Jennifer Lopez
16, Kristine W
15, Donna Summer
14, Dave Aude
14, Enrique Iglesias
14, Lady Gaga
SHE SHOOTS, SHE SCORES: As Katy Perry crosses noticeably into dance with "Swish Swish," produced by Duke Dumont, the song, featuring Nicki Minaj, starts at No. 7 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. Perry makes her first appearance on the chart (which began in 2013) and Minaj, her fourth. The track bows at No. 4 on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales with 43,000 first-week downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music.
OH, L'AMOUR: Electro-pop duo Erasure's World Be Gone debuts at No. 3 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums and No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales (6,000 copies sold). The pair celebrates its second No. 1 on the latter list, following 2003's Other People's Songs. As the new set also begins on the Billboard 200 (No. 137), Erasure stretches its span on the chart to nearly 30 years: the duo first hit the Billboard 200 dated July 18, 1987, with Circus.
BIEBER BUMPS: Moving to the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, two songs featuring featuring Justin Bieber hit the top 10: Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" (which leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week) jumps 13-5 and DJ Khaled's "I'm the One," also featuring Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne, pushes 12-8. Bieber adds his 11th and 12th Dance/Mix Show Airplay top 10s. U.K. singer-songwriter James Arthur also hits the chart's top 10 with his breakthrough hit, "Say You Won't Let Go" (16-9).