13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Lady Gaga Goes Deep With 'Shallow,' Post Malone & Swae Lee Bow

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Lady Gaga arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'A Star Is Born' at The Shrine Auditorium on Sept. 24, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Maroon 5 and Cardi B continue their No. 1 run on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Girls Like You" tallies its sixth week at the top. Also in the top 10, Post Malone and Swae Lee soar in with "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)."

Plus, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born soundtrack spends its third week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and Greta Van Fleet's debut LP debuts at No. 3, sparking the band's first week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100.

Here are 13 other things to know about the charts this week:

1. Travis Scott replaces himself at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as "Sicko Mode" supplants Kodak Black's "ZEZE," featuring Scott and Offset. Click here for the story.

2. As Gaga and Cooper's "Shallow" spends its fourth week atop the Digital Song Sales chart, the track ties three other Gaga tracks for her longest run atop the tally. Click here for details.

3. Future and Juice WRLD's collab album WRLD on Drugs debuts at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Click here for the post.

4. Greta Van Fleet and Disturbed dominate Billboard's rock charts with new albums. Click here for details.

5. Looking ahead to next week's Billboard 200, classical icon Andrea Bocelli is aiming to earn his first No. 1, with Si. The album features Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran and other notable guests. Click here for the Billboard 200 forecast.

6. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson talk ballads, including Gaga and Cooper's "Shallow" and Camila Cabello's "Consequences," and how well they might break through on traditionally uptempo pop radio. Click here to listen.

7. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Mike Posner about how he made music after his father's death and why it "feels good" to cry. Click here to listen.

8. Steve Aoki returns to the top 10 of the Social 50 chart, thanks to his BTS team-up "Waste It on Me." Click here for the story.

9. Meanwhile, BTS member RM hits No. 1 on the Emerging Artists chart, thanks to his second solo album. He's the third member of BTS to land on the chart as a soloist. Click here for the post.

10. Mitchell Tenpenny earns his first Country Airplay top 10, with "Drunk Me," continuing a strong year for rookies on the chart. Why have country radio programmers receptive to new acts of late? Click here for their answers.

11. Billboard cover star Kane Brown has been dominant on the Country Digital Song Sales chart since his debut in 2015. Click here for the analysis.

12. Pearl Jam made history with its latest stadium tour. Click here for details.

13. In honor of the 10-year anniversary of Twilight, we flash back at the film's original soundtrack, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and led to an eventual five top five albums for the franchise. Click here to relive movie and musical memories.


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