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BTS’ ‘Butter’ Continues Atop Songs of the Summer Chart, Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habits’ Hits Top 10

BTS' "Butter" retains its spot atop Billboard's Songs of the Summer chart (dated Aug. 28). Plus, Ed Sheeran's "Bad Habits" enters the top 10.

BTS‘ “Butter” retains its spot atop Billboard‘s Songs of the Summer chart (dated Aug. 28).

Plus, Ed Sheeran‘s “Bad Habits” enters the ranking’s top 10.

The 20-position Songs of the Summer running tally tracks the most popular titles based on cumulative performance on the weekly streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100 from Memorial Day through Labor Day (this year encompassing charts dated June 12 through Sept. 11). At the end of the season, the top song of the summer will be revealed.

“Butter,” a nine-week No. 1 on the Hot 100 (at No. 8 on the latest list), holds at No. 1 on the Songs of the Summer chart over a stationary top five, followed by Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U,” Dua Lipa’s “Levitating,” Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More,” featuring SZA, and The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s “Save Your Tears” at Nos. 2, 3, 4 and 5, respectively.


One title enters the Songs of the Summer top 10, as Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” rises 11-10 in its fifth frame on the chart. It concurrently climbs to a new No. 2 best on the Hot 100.

Sheeran scores his latest summer success, as his “Shape of You” wrapped as the No. 5 season-ending hit on the 2017 Songs of the Summer chart and “I Don’t Care,” with Justin Bieber, placed at No. 4 for 2019.

Check out the top 10 summer songs every year throughout the Hot 100’s history (from the chart’s start in 1958) and the latest Songs of the Summer survey in its entirety.

Plus, relieve the 500 biggest warm-weather hits from over the past six decades-plus on the newly-revealed Greatest of All Time Songs of the Summer retrospective in the charts menu on