13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Kacey Musgraves, Lady Gaga & More Surge After Grammys
Fresh off music's biggest night, the 61st annual Grammy Awards (Feb. 10), winners and performers saw their catalogs surge in streaming and sales.
Plus, Ariana Grande continues her Billboard Hot 100 reign with "7 Rings," ahead of the expected launch of her new album, Thank U, Next, atop the Billboard 200.
Here are 13 things to know about the charts this week.
1. After their Grammys performances, Dolly Parton, album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves (for Golden Hour) and H.E.R. earned the largest streaming gains. Click here for the recap.
2. Overall, the artists who performed at the Grammys scored a combined 480 percent sales gain, including Musgraves, Lady Gaga and Brandi Carlile. Click here for the story.
3. Speaking of Carlile, her Grammy-winning song "The Joke" ruled the LyricFind U.S. chart following her performance Sunday. Click here for the update.
4. Looking ahead to next week, Musgraves' Golden Hour is expected to surge back onto the Billboard 200. Click here for the projection.
5. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson, along with Billboard.com senior editor Andrew Unterberger, chat about the big winners at the Grammys, and how, reversing last year's storylines, women and hip-hop dominated this year. Click here to listen.
6. On this week's Hot 100, Grande's "7 Rings" logs its third week at No. 1, while Marshmello and Bastille's "Happier" hikes to No. 2, a new peak, after Marshmello's virtual Fortnite concert. Click here for the story.
7. Marshmello also debuts at No. 1 on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart with his Fortnite Extended Set release. Click here for details.
8. Grande returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100, while Billie Eilish vaults into the top 10 for the first time. Click here for the rundown.
9. Meanwhile, first-week estimates for Grande's Thank U, Next grow to even loftier levels. Click here for the latest projection.
10. On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Ally Brooke about her new single "Low Key" and why she feels like a "new woman." Click here to listen.
11. After learning of his new No. 1, Vida, on the Top Latin Albums chart, Luis Fonsi shared his joy with Billboard. Click here for his reaction.
12. Metallica's WorldWired Tour, which began in 2016, pass the $150 million threshold. Click here for the latest Hot Tours tally.
13. In the latest Ask Billboard, we answer your questions about Lady Gaga's career sales and streaming totals and more. Click here for the mailbag.