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Calvin Harris Ties Rihanna for Most Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart No. 1s With 'Promises'

Calvin Harris and Sam Smith "Promises"
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Calvin Harris and Sam Smith "Promises"

The Sam Smith collab is Harris' 12th leader. Plus, 5SOS earns its first top 10.

Calvin Harris and Sam Smith hit No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart (dated Oct. 6) with "Promises" (2-1). The first topper for Smith, the collaboration is Harris' 12th leader, tying him with Rihanna for the most among all acts since the chart's August 2003 inception. David Guetta and Madonna follow with seven No. 1s each.

Harris enjoyed 10 weeks atop the chart earlier this year with "One Kiss," with Dua Lipa. With five of his No. 1s leading for 10 or more weeks each, Harris has accumulated 93 weeks at No. 1, easily eclipsing Rihanna (59) for the most time on top. Harris and Rihanna share one No. 1: "This Is What You Came For," in 2016.

Here's a recap of Harris' 12 No. 1s on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart:
"Feel So Close" (2012, eight weeks at No. 1)
"We Found Love" (Rihanna feat. Harris, 2011-12, 14 weeks)
"Let's Go" (feat. Ne-Yo, 2012, 10 weeks)
"Sweet Nothing" (feat. Florence Welch, 2013, nine weeks)
"Thinking About You" (feat. Ayah Marar, 2013, one week)
"Summer" (2014, 13 weeks)
"Blame" (feat. John Newman, 2014, six weeks)
"Outside" (feat. Ellie Goulding, 2015, six weeks)
"How Deep Is Your Love" (with Disciples, 2015, four weeks)
"This Is What You Came For" (feat. Rihanna, 2016, 12 weeks)
"One Kiss" (with Dua Lipa, 2018, 10 weeks)
"Promises" (with Sam Smith, 2018, one week to-date)

Additionally on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, 5 Seconds of Summer surge to their first top 10, jumping 12-5 with "Youngblood." The act previously edged onto the chart with "She's Kinda Hot" (No. 40, 2015) and "Want You Back" (No. 39, this May).