It’s business as usual for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee‘s “Despacito,” featuring Justin Bieber, which tallies its eighth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Plus, DJ Khaled scores his second No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with Grateful, and Imagine Dragons leap to the top of the Billboard Artist 100.
Here are 13 other things you should know about Billboard‘s charts this week:
4. Drake‘s “Signs” debuts at No. 36 on the Hot 100, extending his record for most entries among soloists to 157. Click here to read this week’s Hot 100 Chart Moves.
5. Prince and the Revolution’s classic 1984 Purple Rain soundtrack re-enters the Billboard 200 at No. 4 and debuts at No. 1 on the R&B Albums chart, thanks to its new deluxe remastered reissue. Click here to read the full story.
6. Metallica‘s former No. 1 Billboard 200 album Hardwires… To Self-Destruct has surpassed 1 million in total U.S. sales. Click here to read this week’s Billboard 200 Chart Moves.
7. On this week’s Chart Beat Podcast, co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson count down the top 40 songs on the Hot 100 this week in 1997 and welcome special guest Paula Cole (and charts department intern Kristin Corpuz, who studied under Cole at Boston’s Berklee College of Music) to talk about her hit songs in the ’90s. Click here to listen to the full podcast.
10. Tyler, The Creator earns his first Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks No. 1 with his first solo single in two years, “Who Dat Boy.” Plus, Kendrick Lamarlands his 14th top five with “Element.” and Frankie Grande’s “Queen” debuts. Click here to read the full recap.
11. Rihanna lands her milestone 30th chart topper on the Dance Club Songs tally with “Pose.” Plus, “Despacito” earns yet another No. 1 standing as it tops the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. Click here to read the full post.
12. “Every Time I Hear That Song” becomes Blake Shelton‘s 24th No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart and Sam Hunt‘s “Body Like a Back Road”extends its record for the longest run atop Hot Country Songs among soloists. Click here to read the full item.
13. This week in Billboard chart history, Katy Perry tallied her first Hot 100 No. 1 with “I Kissed a Girl,” in 2008. Plus, we look back at hits from TLC, Prince, Phil Collins and more. Travel back in this week’s recap.