13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper Are Stars on the Billboard 200 & Hot 100
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper dominate the charts this week, thanks to A Star Is Born. The soundtrack launches at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, helping Gaga also blast back to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100, while Cooper debuts at No. 3.
Plus, Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," featuring Cardi B, spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Here are 13 other things to know about the charts this week:
1. Five songs from A Star Is Born chart on the Hot 100, led by Gaga and Cooper's duet "Shallow" at No. 5. Click here for the full rundown.
2. The soundtrack looks poised to spend a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week. Click here for the forecast.
3. Has Lady Gaga reached a new pop culture peak? Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson analyze her career on the latest Chart Beat Podcast. Click here to listen.
4. Lil Baby and Gunna chart eight songs on the Hot 100 from their new joint set Drip Harder. Click here for details.
5. Elsewhere on the Hot 100, Halsey's "Without Me" debuts at No. 18, while her collab with Benny Blanco and Khalid, "Eastside," also enters the top 20. Plus, Panic! at the Disco hits heights that the band hadn't reached in over a decade. Click here formore notable Hot 100 chart moves.
6. Janet Jackson celebrates a milestone on the Dance Club Songs chart, as she scores her 20th No. 1 with "Made for Now," with Daddy Yankee. Click here for the story.
7. The Smashing Pumpkins notch their first entry on the Alternative Songs chart since 2012, with "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)." Click here for the post.
8. Bad Bunny's "MIA," featuring Drake, is off to a hot start, as it debuts in the top 10 on Hot Latin Songs after just one day of streaming and sales tracking. Click here for the story.
9. Drake, meanwhile, tallied seven sold-out arena shows in New York City on his current Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour. To honor the feat, we look back at his decade of headlining tours, by the numbers. Click here for the recap.
10. Lil Baby and Moneybagg Yo's "All of a Sudden" rules the latest Top TV Songs chart, thanks to its synch in HBO's Ballers. Click here for the story.
11. On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Madison Beer about her song "Home With You," collaborating with David Guetta and more. Click here to listen.
12. Mavis Staples earns her first solo No. 1 song, as Hozier's "Nina Cried Power," on which she's featured, tops Adult Alternative Songs. Click here for details.
13. Becky G and Paulo Londra lead the first Billboard Argentina Hot 100, with "Cuando Te Bese." Click here to read all about the new chart.