"Let Me Go" & "Wolves" waltz to new heights. Plus, Barbara Tucker tops Dance Club Songs.
Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso's "Let Me Go," featuring Florida Georgia Line and Watt, lifts 2-1 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart (dated Jan. 13).
The song sold 21,000 downloads, up 11 percent, in the week ending Jan. 4, according to Nielsen Music. It's the second topper on the list for Alesso, after "Heroes (We Could Be)," featuring Tove Lo, in early 2015, and the first for each other act.
"Let" also returns to its No. 3 peak (first reached Dec. 9) on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, earning top Streaming Gainer honors. The track collected 9.8 million U.S. streams, up 21 percent, as it holds at its No. 3 high for a 10th straight week on Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs.
Additionally, "Let" debuts on Dance/Mix Show Airplay (No. 37). The track marks the eighth entry for Alesso, the fourth for Steinfeld and the first each for FGL and Watt.
As previously reported, "Let" reaches the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 (55-40).
ON THE PROWL: Selena Gomez and Marshmello surge 18-9 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay with "Wolves," the singer's seventh top 10 and the DJ/producer's fourth. Each artist boasts one leader: Gomez (credited to Selena Gomez & The Scene) hit No. 1 with her first chart entry, "Naturally," in May 2010, and Marshmello marched to the top with "Silence," featuring Khalid, last month.
On Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, "Wolves" reigns at No. 1 for an eighth week, the longest-running leader for each act. The chart's top Airplay Gainer accumulated 46 million all-format radio audience impressions, up 11 percent. "Wolves" also earned 13.7 million domestic streams, up 11 percent, and sold 20,000 downloads.
"Wolves" led Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales for 10 weeks until "Let" dethroned it this week. "Wolves" has sold 227,000 downloads since its Oct. 25 release. It also topped Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs (Dec. 9).
THOUGHTS ON NO. 1: Barbara Tucker tops Dance Club Songs for an eighth time with "Think (About It)" (2-1). The track was remixed by, among others, DJ Spen, Thommy Davis & Gary Hudgins and Mike Dunn.
Tucker tops the tally over a decade after her last leader, "Love Vibrations," in October 2007. She first paraded to the summit on April 16, 1994, with "Beautiful People," embarking on a streak of five straight No. 1s, also including "I Get Lifted" (January 1995), "Stay Together" (November 1995), "Everybody Dance" (September 1998) and "Stop Playing With My Mind," featuring Darryl D'Bonneau (March 2000). Tucker also hit No. 1 as a featured act on "Most Precious Love," credited to lead act Blaze presents U.D.A.U.F.L. (June 2005).