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Beyonce Bounds to No. 1 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart With ‘Break My Soul’

Plus, moves for ODESZA, Kygo, Alok, Ella Eyre, Kenny Dope, Gryffin & OneRepublic.

Beyoncé‘s “Break My Soul” surges to No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart (dated Aug. 6). She scores her fifth leader on the list (which began in August 2003), and first since 2009, joining “Crazy in Love,” featuring Jay-Z (seven weeks at No. 1, 2003); “Baby Boy,” featuring Sean Paul (2003); “Naughty Girl” (three, 2004); and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” (three, 2009).

“Soul” is drawing core-dance airplay on Music Choice’s Dance/EDM channel, KMVQ-HD2 San Francisco and Channel Q, among others, according to Luminate. (The Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart measures radio airplay on a select group of full-time dance stations, along with plays during mix shows on around 70 top 40-formatted reporters.)


The lead single from Renaissanceon track for a No. 1 premiere on the Billboard 200 albums chart – continues at No. 1 on the multi-metric Hot Dance/Electronic Songs survey (for a fifth week on top), as well as on Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs (also five weeks) and Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales (six). It earned 56.5 million radio airplay audience impressions (up 11%), 8.8 million U.S. streams (up 6%) and sold 6,000 downloads (up 18%) in the July 22-28 tracking week.

The song concurrently hits a new high on the Billboard Hot 100 (7-6), holds at No. 4 on both the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Radio Songs charts and improves on Digital Song Sales (7-4) and Streaming Songs (28-25).

“Soul” crowns its first two Billboard airplay charts, as, in addition to Dance/Mix Show Airplay, it ascends to No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay. It also pushes to No. 3 on both Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and Adult R&B Airplay, No. 5 on Rhythmic Airplay, No. 12 on Pop Airplay and No. 18 on Adult Pop Airplay.

Hello ‘Goodbye’: On the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart, ODESZA launches at No. 2 with The Last Goodbye, which earned 25,00 equivalent album units in its first week. It’s the duo’s third top 10, following two leaders: In Return (five weeks at No. 1, 2014) and A Moment Apart (one, 2017).

On Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, ODESZA debuts seven Goodbye cuts, led by “Forgive Me,” featuring Izzy Bizu (in her first appearance, No. 17), which drew 1.5 million domestic streams. All 13 of the album’s tracks have hit the chart, including the title song and first single (featuring soul legend Bettye LaVette), which became ODESZA’s first top 10 (No. 10 peak, February). ODESZA has logged 26 entries on the chart, dating to its first, “Say My Name,” featuring Zyra (No. 16, 2015).

Kygo Rewrites Top 10 Record: Kygo and Dean Lewis hit the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs top 10 with “Lost Without You” (13-10). The collab, which earned 1.8 million U.S. streams, becomes Kygo’s 23rd top 10 (and Lewis’ second), vaulting him ahead of The Chainsmokers (22) for the most top 10s among all acts since the chart began in January 2013.

‘Down’ Is Up: Returning to the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, Alok collects his second top 10 and Ella Eyre and Kenny Dope each earn their first with a 16-9 leap for “Deep Down,” featuring Never Dull, which also notches its first top 10.

Additionally, Gryffin grabs his fourth top 10 on the tally and co-lead OneRepublic reaps its fifth with “You Were Loved” (18-10).