13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Ariana Grande Achieves First Hot 100 No. 1 & BTS Hits a Milestone

Dave Meyers
Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande scores her first No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Thank U, Next" launches at the summit.

Plus, Metro Boomin earns his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as Not All Heroes Wear Capes arrives at No. 1, and Queen rules the Billboard Artist 100 for the first time, following the box office premiere of the band's Bohemian Rhapsody biopic.

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

1. As Grande earns her first Hot 100 leader, we look back at some notable pop stars who haven't yet hit No. 1. Click here for the list.

2. Bohemian Rhapsody earns Queen its highest-charting album on the Billboard 200 in 38 years, as the soundtrack soars to No. 3. 

3. Plus, in a chart rarity, Queen's classic hit "Bohemian Rhapsody" makes a third separate run up the Hot 100. Click here for details.

4. BTS hits a milestone atop the Social 50 chart, as the K-pop kings spend a 100th week at No. 1. Click here for the post.

5. Looking ahead to next week's Billboard 200, Kane Brown's Experiment is primed to debut as his first No. 1. Click here for the forecast.

6. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, Bebe Rexha analyzes her historic Florida Georgia Line collab  "Meant to Be" with Hit Songs Deconstructed's Dave and Yael Penn and co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson.Click here to listen.

7. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Lukas Graham stops by to discuss the group's new album and why we need political songs. Click here to listen.

8. Panic! at the Disco earns its second consecutive No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart, as "High Hopes" rises to the top. Click here for the story.

9. Marshmello and Bastille's "Happier" spends its first week at No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart. Click here for details.

10. Following her debut performance on NBC's Saturday Night Live (Nov. 3), Maggie Rogers hits new highs on the Adult Alternative Songs and Emerging Artists charts. Click here for the post.

11. Mariah Carey's 2001 soundtrack album Glitter rocketed over 8,374 percent in sales, according to Nielsen Music, thanks to a social media #JusticeForGlitter campaign and should return to the charts next week. Click here for the story.

12. Drake's Take Care passes J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive for the second-most weeks logged on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Click here for the article.

13. Pistol Annies earn their second No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart with Interstate GospelClick here for the story.


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