13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Drake's Domination With 'God's Plan' Hits 10 Weeks Atop Hot 100
Drake makes Billboard chart history, as he becomes the first solo male with two 10-week No. 1s as a lead artist on the Billboard Hot 100, as "God's Plan" breezes to the 10-week mark.
Here are 13 other things to know about the charts this week:
1. Imagine Dragons earns its record-setting fourth No. 1 on the Hot Rock Songs chart, as "Whatever It Takes" dethrones the band's previous No. 1, "Thunder." Click here to read about the coronation.
2. Thanks to a viral meme on Twitter, Fleetwood Mac's 1977 classic "Dreams" surges, entering Hot Rock Songs at No. 14. Click here to read the story.
3. As Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line's "Meant to Be" spends its 18th week atop the Hot Country Songs chart, FGL now has three of the five longest-leading No. 1s in the list's history. Click here to read the post.
4. From Debby Boone's "You Light up My Life" to Drake's "God's Plan," an elite 36 singles have led the Hot 100 for at least 10 weeks each. Click here for the longest-leading Hot 100 No. 1s.
5. Elsewhere on this week's Hot 100, Camila Cabello's "Never Be the Same" hits a new high, while reaching the Radio Songs chart's top 10. Click here to read this week's Hot 100 Chart Moves.
6. Shawn Mendes' "In My Blood" vaults into the top 25 of the Hot 100, while his fellow new song "Lost in Japan" debuts at No. 64. Click here to read the story.
7. Also on the Hot 100, Panic! at the Disco's "Say Amen (Saturday Night)" debuts at No. 60, marking the band's second-highest career entrance. Click here to read the article.
8. Looking ahead to next week's Billboard 200, The Weeknd's My Dear Melancholy is expected to debut at No. 1. Click here for the Billboard 200 forecast.
9. Meanwhile, The Weeknd is aiming for a top 10 debut on the Hot 100 with his new set's "Call Out Your Name." Click here for the projection.
10. On the Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson chat with renowned Beatles collector, and Capitol Records vet, Dave Morrell. Plus, folk-pop duo The Well Pennies perform a cover of the Fab Four's "All My Loving." Click here to listen.
11. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson are joined by Years & Years' Olly Alexander to discuss the group's new album and its video for "Sanctify." Click here to listen.
12. BTS, EXO and NCT are the first K-pop acts to sweep the top three spots in a week on the Social 50. Click here to read the story.
13. Jordan Davis hits No. 1 on the Emerging Artists chart, powered by the country up-and-comer's debut album Home State. Click here to read the article.