On the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart, 5 Seconds of Summer's "She's Kinda Hot" debuts, Demi Lovato's "Cool For the Summer" climbs, X Ambassadors reach a new high, and R. City's "Locked Away," featuring Adam Levine, debuts.
Fetty Wap’s 80-spot jump to No. 7 on the Hot 100 with “My Way,” reported yesterday, increased the total number of rap songs in the chart’s top 10 to four, as the track joined Silento’s “Watch Me” (No. 3), Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, (No. 5) and fellow Fetty Wap tune “Trap Queen” (No. 6) in the upper rung.
Billboard proudly unveils the Artist 100, the first-ever weekly ranking dedicated to measuring artist activity across our most influential charts, such as the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Social 50.
Beyonce’s self-titled surprise release, which hit iTunes exclusively on Thursday evening, has now sold over 430,000 units in just over one day, guaranteeing it the top slot on the Billboard 200 once that chart’s top 10 is revealed mid-week. With two more days left in the sales tracking week, the title could sell over 600,000 before the buzzer sounds.
The stealth Thursday evening (9 p.m PT) release of Beyonce's self-titled fifth solo studio set is likely headed towards a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 when that chart's top 10 is revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 18.