'1-800-273-8255' & Other Numbers That Defined the Charts in 2017

Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj & Logic made history.

This year brought a host of records on multiple Billboard charts.

From the longest reigns in the histories of the Hot Country Songs and Alternative Songs surveys, to a record top 10 streak on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Chainsmokers, to the highest-charting phone number ever dialed up on the Hot 100, here's a look back at 10 numbers that defined the charts in 2017.

34 – Total weeks for Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road" atop Hot Country Songs, the most in the chart's history. The song sped past Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" (24 weeks at No. 1, 2012-13).

'1-800-273-8255'Logic's song (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid) claimed the highest Hot 100 peak – No. 3 – for song title that rings up a phone number. It passed Tommy Tutone's No. 4-peaking 1982 classic "867-5309/Jenny."

20Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still" became the first track to top the Alternative Songs airplay chart for 20 weeks, surpassing Muse's "Madness" (19 weeks, 2012-13).

2 – Or 10, as, on the Jan. 28-dated Hot 100, Ed Sheeran became the first ever artist ever to debut two entries in the top 10 simultaneously: "Shape of You" launched at No. 1 for its first of 12 weeks on top and "Castle on the Hill" bowed at its No. 6 peak.

74Nicki Minaj earned her 74th Hot 100 entry (and her 75th and 76th) on the April 1 Hot 100, passing Aretha Franklin (73) for the most among women in the Hot 100's archives. Franklin had held the record for nearly 40 years. Minaj has since upped her count to 83.

3One Direction became the first group to spin off three soloists each with No. 1s on the Pop Songs airplay chart when Liam Payne's "Strip That Down" (featuring Quavo) reigned in October, dethroning Niall Horan's "Slow Hands." The pair followed former 1D bandmate Zayn, who led in 2016 with "Pillowtalk."

61 – Consecutive weeks in the Hot 100's top 10 for The Chainsmokers, the longest streak ever by a duo or group. Four top 10s contributed to the run, through "Something Just Like This" (with Coldplay) in July. Speaking of that hit …

16 – Years (plus two months) that Coldplay waited from its first appearance on Pop Songs until its first No. 1, its collaboration with The Chainsmokers on "Something Just Like This." Coldplay had first reached the list with "Yellow" in 2001.

'One' – When DJ Khaled's "I'm the One" debuted atop the May 20-dated Hot 100 and Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" supplanted it at the summit the following frame, Justin Bieber -- featured on both songs -- became the first act in the chart's history to notch new No. 1s in back-to-back weeks. "Despacito" would go on to a record-tying 16-week rule.

431 – Consecutive weeks on the Hot 100 linked by Drake, an astounding eight-year-plus streak that lasted through the chart dated Aug. 19. The record run began when he made his first Hot 100 appearance with "Best I Ever Had" on May 23, 2009.


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