Another One in the Basket: Katy Perry Nets 18th Club No. 1 With 'Swish Swish'
Plus, chart action for David Guetta, Rihanna & Calvin Harris.
Katy Perry scores her 18th No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart (dated July 22), as "Swish Swish," featuring Nicki Minaj, lifts 3-1. Eclipsing Mariah Carey's 17 No. 1s, Perry is now alone in fifth place for the most No. 1s dating to the chart's 1976 inception; Madonna leads with 46 No. 1s, followed by Rihanna (30), Beyonce (22) and Janet Jackson (19).
Additionally, Perry has earned her 18 toppers consecutively, a record streak that she extends this week. ("Swish" debuted the same week as Perry's "Bon Appetit," featuring Migos; the latter song ranks at No. 34 after reaching No. 28, so Perry's streak could be in jeopardy.)
"Swish," the sixth No. 1 for Minaj (and first since her featured turn on Madonna's most recent leader, "B**** I'm Madonna," in August 2015), was remixed by Ralphi Rosario, Richard Vission x Loren Moore and Laszlo, among others.
GUETTA & RIHANNA NECK & NECK: Turning to Dance/Mix Show Airplay, David Guetta and Rihanna each add new top 10s, thus continuing to share the record for the most in the chart's 14-year history: 24 each. Guetta's "2U," featuring Justin Bieber, jumps 12-6, while DJ Khaled cruises 11-8 with "Wild Thoughts," featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.
HARRIS 'BOUNCES' TO No. 1: As Calvin Harris debuts at No. 1 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums with Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, his third leader on the list, the DJ drives "Slide," featuring Frank Ocean and Migos, to the top of Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs (6-1). The track totaled 14.9 million U.S. streams (up 60 percent) in the week ending July 7, according to Nielsen Music. Harris notches his third No. 1, tying PSY and Zedd for the second-most in the chart's four-year archives; The Chainsmokers lead with four.
Harris also adds another Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs top 10 to his collection as "Rollin," featuring Future and Khalid, rolls 16-7. It's Harris' 12th top 10, the most of all acts; The Chainsmokers follow with eight.
As Zedd and Alessia Cara return to No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with "Stay" (2-1), Harris' "Feels," featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean surges 7-4. It's a new peak for the track, which also improves 5-2 on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales (21,000 downloads sold, up 60 percent). Harris boasts 10 titles on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, the second-best weekly sum by a soloist. Harris himself charted 12 songs simultaneously on Nov. 22, 2014.