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Chart Highlights: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ ‘Thrift Shop’ Tops Pop Songs

The rappers score one of the few debut No. 1s by a rap act in the Pop Songs chart's history. Plus, Phillip Phillips enters Rock Airplay.

Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below.

All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday.

Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Thrift Shop” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis become just the sixth rap act (billed as a lead) to rule Pop Songs with a first entry, as “Thrift Shop,” featuring Wanz, rises 3-1. The duo follows Eve (“Let Me Blow Ya Mind,” featuring Gwen Stefani, 2001), 50 Cent (“In Da Club,” 2003), Murphy Lee (“Shake Ya Tailfeather,” with Nelly and P. Diddy, 2003), Flo Rida (“Low,” featuring T-Pain, 2008) and B.o.B (“Nothin’ on You,” featuring Bruno Mars, 2010) in leading the list on a first try.


Greatest Gainer No. 24 “Heart Attack” Demi Lovato
Debut No. 38 “22” Taylor Swift

Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (8 weeks)*** “Home” Phillip Phillips
Greatest Gainer No. 9 “Ho Hey” The Lumineers
Debut No. 23 “It’s A Beautiful Day” Michael Buble
Debut No. 30 “Carry On” fun.

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Daylight” Maroon 5
Greatest Gainer No. 21 “Just Give Me A Reason” P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess
Debut No. 35 “Thrift Shop” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Debut No. 38 “Hold On” Alabama Shakes
Debut No. 40 “Restless Heart” Matt Hires

Dance/Club Play Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Oh Mama Hey” Chris Cox + DJ Frankie Featuring Crystal Waters
Greatest Gainer No. 15 “Heaven” Depeche Mode
Debut No. 43 “Ready To Love” Katrina
Debut No. 45 “Pointing Fingers” Stacey Jackson
Debut No. 46 “Fly Away” Guinevere
Debut No. 48 “Gold” Britt Nicole
Debut No. 49 “Angel” Sarah Brightman
Debut No. 50 “When The World Ends” Joshua Micah

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** “Pour It Up” Rihanna
Greatest Gainer    No. 33 “Best Of Me” Anthony Hamilton
Debut No. 38 “Keep Her On The Low” Mindless Behavior
Debut No. 45 “Freaks” French Montana Featuring Nicki Minaj
Debut No. 46 “Make A Little Room” Jarvis
Debut No. 47 “Leggo” B. Smyth Featuring 2 Chainz
Debut No. 48 “Hello” T.I. Featuring Cee Lo  Green

Rap Airplay
*** No. 1  (7 weeks)*** “F**kin Problems” A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
Greatest Gainer No. 3 “Started From The Bottom” Drake
Debut No. 24 “Freaks” French Montana Featuring Nicki Minaj
Debut No. 25 “All That (Lady)” The Game Featuring Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Fabolous & Jeremih

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Radioactive” Imagine Dragons
Greatest Gainer No. 19 “Panic Station” Muse
Debut No. 46 “Castle Of Glass” Linkin Park
Debut No. 48 “One More Lie” Aranda

Debut No. 49 “Gone, Gone, Gone” Phillip Phillips

The reigning “American Idol” champion debuts his second single, “Gone, Gone, Gone,” at No. 49 on Rock Airplay. His debut track, “Home,” meanwhile, leads Adult Contemporary for an eighth week (see above).

Debut No. 50 “Bring It” Trapt

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (4 weeks)*** “Radioactive” Imagine Dragons
Greatest Gainer No. 12 “Panic Station” Muse
Debut No. 40 “All The Time” The Strokes

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** “One Of Those Nights” Tim McGraw
Greatest Gainer    No. 28 “Beat This Summer” Brad Paisley
Debut No. 57 “Hey Girl” Billy Currington
Debut No. 60 “He Loves To Make Me Cry” Kristen Kelly

Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Llevame Contigo” Romeo Santos
Greatest Gainer No. 6 “La Mejor De Todas” Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
Debut No. 32 “La Original” La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga
Debut No. 40 “Damaso” Gerardo Ortiz
Debut No. 41 “Thrift Shop” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Debut No. 42 “Y Te Vas” Banda Carnaval
Debut No. 48 “Tonto Enamorado” Banda Troyana

Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** “Y Ahora Resulta” Voz de Mando
Greatest Gainer No. 2 “La Mejor de Todas” Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
Debut No. 37 “Puno De Diamantes” Duelo
Debut No. 38 “Rosas Y Espinas” Jose Manuel Figueroa

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** “Zumba” Don Omar
Debut No. 34 “Sin Ti” Tommy Torres Featuring Nelly Furtado
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 36 “Tu Olor” Tito “El Bambino”
Debut No. 38 “Troublemaker” Olly Murs Featuring Flo Rida
Debut No. 39 “Thrift Shop” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz

Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer “Me Llamare Tuyo” Victor Manuelle
Debut No. 23 “Tu Olor” Tito “El Bambino”
Debut No. 28 “Sin Ti” Chino & Nacho
Debut No. 36 “Sexy Attutude” 5 SOLZ
Debut No. 37 “No Tengo El Valor” Grupo Mania
Debut No. 38 “Se Que Te Vas” Viajero

Christian Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** “Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)” Chris Tomlin
Greatest Gainer No. 21 “Hello, My Name Is” Matthew West
Debut No. 34 “Heal This Home” Luminate
Debut No. 45 “Money” Manic Drive
Debut No. 46 “Nothing Is Wasted” Jason Gray
Debut No. 49 “Hey There” Karyn Williams Featuring Michael Tait

Gospel Songs
*** No. 1 (19 weeks)*** “Take Me To The King” Tamela Mann
Greatest Gainer No. 7 “Greater Is Coming” Jekalyn Carr