David Guetta Tops Dance Club Songs Chart, BTS Land First Top 10 On Dance/Mix Show Airplay
The K-pop kings reach a new milestone thanks to 'Waste It On Me' with Steve Aoki.
David Guetta, under his Jack Back alias, gets his 12th No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart (dated Dec. 1) with "(It Happens) Sometimes" (2-1). The coronation lifts Guetta into second place among male acts for the most No. 1s since the chart's August 1976 inception: only Dave Aude, Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull have more among male soloists (14 each).
"Sometimes," promoted without the aid of official remixes, is the French superstar DJ's second topper as Jack Back, following "Wild One Two," credited to Jack Back featuring David Guetta, Nicky Romero and Sia, on May 5, 2012. Over six years later, he has finally revealed that he is, indeed, Jack Back.
Guetta tells Billboard, "I started with house music 20 years ago and it always stayed in my heart. I was missing making records only for the clubs and the DJ community. I'm so happy to hit No. 1 as Jack Back and thank you to everyone for the support."
Elsewhere, The Chainsmokers chug to their 14th top 10 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with "Beach House," new at No. 10. Dating to the chart's January 2013 inauguration, only Calvin Harris has logged more top 10s (16). "Beach" bagged 3.6 million U.S. streams and sold 7,000 downloads in the week ending Nov. 22, according to Nielsen Music.
deadmau5 marches in at No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with EP mau5ville: Level 2, selling 1,000 copies. Following mau5ville: Level 1 (No. 1 on July 28), Level 2 is the masked DJ's fifth leader on the list. The new EP earned 2,000 equivalent album units, affording it a No. 20 start on the consumption-based Top Dance/Electronic Albums tally.
Meanwhile, deadmau5's "Drama Free," featuring Lights, debuts at No. 46 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. The song earned 682,000 domestic streams and sold 1,000 downloads.
Finally, on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, NF lands his second top 10 with "Lie" (11-9). The singer/rapper reached No. 4 in March with "Let You Down." Additionally, Steve Aoki also earns his second top 10 with "Waste It On Me" (16-10). It's the first top 10 for featured act BTS, with the song marking the K-pop group's first entirely in English.