A look at the potential further domination of the streaming giant. Plus, Yael & Dave Penn of Hit Songs Deconstructed begin a two-part look at the trends that defined 2017's biggest hits.
Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, where each week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson, from the Billboard charts department, discuss why what's on the charts … is on the charts, while also looking at current chart action in a historical context for even greater insights.
This week, Gary and Trevor predict that Drake could be in for a long run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "God's Plan." In its first two weeks on the chart, both at the summit, the song has logged two of the five-biggest streaming weeks of all time, even gaining to 83.3 million U.S. clicks, according to Nielsen Music, in its second frame.