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Chart Highlights: Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Takes Over A Host Of Airplay Charts

The Hot 100's leader crowns multiple lists, and scales several more, while Lorde, Frankie Ballard and Wisin also net new No. 1s.

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 and Billboardbiz every Thursday and appear in the next issue of Billboard magazine.

Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Happy” Pharrell Williams
“Happy” continues to be aptly titled for Pharrell Williams, as the song takes over a bevy of Billboard airplay charts. It crowns Pop Songs, Rhythmic Songs and R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, while claiming Greatest Gainer honors on Adult Contemporary and Adult Pop Songs. (It also debuts, at No. 34, on the DJ-based Dance Club Songs survey.) “Happy” has ruled the airplay/sales/streaming-based Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks, while parent album “G I R L” debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 last week.

Greatest Gainer No. 6 “All Of Me” John Legend
Debut No. 34 “Me And My Broken Heart” Rixton
Debut No. 36 “Sleeping With A Friend” Neon Trees
Debut No. 37 “Find You” Zedd, Matthew Koma, Miriam Bryant
Debut No. 38 “Wild Wild Love” Pitbull Featuring G.R.L.
Debut No. 39 “You’re Mine (Eternal)” Mariah Carey

Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Counting Stars” OneRepublic
Greatest Gainer No. 13 “Happy” Pharrell Williams
Debut No. 28 “Incredible” Celine Dion Duet With Ne-Yo
Debut No. 29 “The Coast Is Clear” Danny Griego
Debut No. 30 “How Could You” Viennie V

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Team” Lorde
Greatest Gainer No. 4 “Happy” Pharrell Williams
Debut No. 35 “Peace” O.A.R.
Debut No. 36 “Let It Go” Idina Menzel
Debut No. 39 “Magic” Coldplay
Debut No. 40 “Take Me Home” Cash Cash Featuring Bebe Rexha

Dance Club Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Take Me Away” Rokelle Featuring Dave Aude
Greatest Gainer No. 2 “Can’t Remember To Forget You” Shakira Featuring Rihanna
Debut No. 34 “Happy” Pharrell Williams
Debut No. 38 “I’m A Freak” Enrique Iglesias Featuring Pitbull
Debut No. 41 “Heart Is A Warrior” Chachi Featuring Natascha Bessez
Debut No. 46 “Warrior” Havana Brown
Debut No. 47 “The Girl Can’t Help It” Katia Nicole
Debut No. 48 “All The Way” Timeflies

Rhythmic Songs
Greatest Gainer/*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Happy” Pharrell Williams
Debut No. 29 “Trophies” Young Money Featuring Drake
Debut No. 38 “Crazy” Kat Dahlia
Debut No. 40 “Who Do You Love?” YG Featuring Drake

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Happy” Pharrell Williams
Greatest Gainer No. 22 “Trophies” Young Money Featuring Drake
Debut No. 48 “You’re Mine (Eternal)” Mariah Carey
Debut No. 49 “Drop It” Trevor Jackson
Debut No. 50 “Say That” Leela James Featuring Anthony Hamilton

Adult R&B Songs
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** “All Of Me” John Legend
Greatest Gainer No. 4 “March” George Tandy, Jr.
Debut No. 23 “Legs Shakin'” R. Kelly Featuring Ludacris
Debut No. 29 “I’ll Never Let You Go” Shelea

Rap Airplay
*** No. 1 (9 weeks)*** “Show Me” Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown
Greatest Gainer No. 8 “Trophies” Young Money Featuring Drake
Debut No. 21 “Feelin’ Myself” Featuring Miley Cyrus, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa & DJ Mustard

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** “Do I Wanna Know?” Arctic Monkeys
Greatest Gainer No. 18 “Guilty All The Same” Linkin Park Featuring Rakim
Debut No. 47 “Locked In A Cage” Brick + Mortar

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (9 weeks)*** “Do I Wanna Know?” Arctic Monkeys
Greatest Gainer/Debut No. 28 “Guilty All The Same” Linkin Park Featuring Rakim
Debut No. 35 “Dangerous” Big Data

Adult Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Invisible” U2
Greatest Gainer No. 11 “Magic” Coldplay
Debut No. 24 “Last Love Song” ZZ Ward

Mainstream Rock Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Heaven Knows” The Pretty Reckless
Greatest Gainer No. 12 “Guilty All The Same” Linkin Park Featuring Rakim
Debut No. 33 “Ballast” Nothing More
Debut No. 39 “Just A Ride” The Virginmarys
Debut No. 40 “The Epilogue” Crosses

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Helluva Life” Frankie Ballard
After making inroads three years ago with a pair of mid-charting singles, Frankie Ballard scores his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Nielsen BDS-based Country Airplay chart, as “Helluva Life” jumps 4-1. In his prior two chart visits, both in 2011, “Tell Me You Get Lonely” reached No. 33 and “A Buncha Girls” rose to No. 27.

Ballard told Billboard last month that he knew that “Life,” the lead single from his sophomore album, “Sunshine & Whiskey,” “was going to touch people and speak to their journey, but I had no idea it would [get] the reaction that it has. This song speaks to things like hope, and getting up every day and putting one foot in front of the other no matter what kind of curve balls life throws you. People have really made the story their own.”

Greatest Gainer No. 28 “Play It Again” Luke Bryan
Debut No. 54 “Kiss You Tonight” David Nail
Debut No. 56 “Keep It To Yourself” Kacey Musgraves
Debut No. 59 “Hey Brother” Avicii

Latin Airplay
Greatest Gainer/*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Adrenalina” Wisin Featuring Jennifer Lopez & Ricky Martin
Debut No. 40 “Apnea” Ricardo Arjona
Debut No. 43 “Soy Parrandero” Los Tucanes de Tijuana
Debut No. 46 “Por Que La Engane” Espinoza Paz
Debut No. 50 “Burn” Ellie Goulding

Regional Mexican Songs
Greatest Gainer/*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Te Hubieras Ido Antes” Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda
Debut No. 35 “De Ti Todo Lo Se” Los Primos MX

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** “El Perdedor” Enrique Iglesias Featuring Marco Antonio Solis
Greatest Gainer No. 3 “Adrenalina” Wisin Featuring Jennifer Lopez & Ricky Martin
Debut No. 24 “Apnea” Ricardo Arjona
Debut No. 40 “Olvidar” La Ley

Tropical Songs
Greatest Gainer/*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Una Vez Mas” Victor Manuelle Featuring Reik
Debut No. 33 “Dime Porque” Bachata Heightz
Debut No. 37 “Bailando Kizomba” Coreon Du
Debut No. 40 “Can’t Get Enough” Becky G Featuring Pitbull

Christian Airplay
*** No. 1 (5 weeks)*** “This Is Amazing Grace” Phil Wickham
Greatest Gainer No. 20 “We Believe” newsboys
Debut No. 44 “I Am Mountain” Gungor
Debut No. 48 “Say Amen” Finding Favour

Gospel Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “I Can Only Imagine” Tamela Mann
Greatest Gainer No. 16 “They Said, But God Said” Jekalyn Carr
Debut No. 30 “The Declaration” Kevin Davidson & The UCICC Fellowship Choir