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Chart Highlights: Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift Take ‘Highway’ To No. 1 On Country Airplay

Seven years after Swift arrived with "Tim McGraw" - the song - the pair rules Country Airplay. Plus, Capital Cities take over atop Alternative Songs.

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 (3 weeks)*** “Mirrors” Justin Timberlake
Greatest Gainer No. 22 “Blurred Lines” Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
Debut No. 37 “Beneath Your Beautiful” Labrinth Featuring Emeli Sande
Debut No. 40 “Beat It” Sean Kingston Featuring Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa


Adult Contemporary
*** No. 1 (7 weeks)*** “Ho Hey” The Lumineers
Greatest Gainer No. 5 “Just Give Me A Reason” P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess

Adult Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** “Just Give Me A Reason” P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess
Greatest Gainer No. 15 “Love Somebody” Maroon 5
Debut No. 33 “Bruises” Train Featuring Ashley Monroe

Dance/Club Play Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Get Lucky” Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams
Greatest Gainer No. 5 “Heart Attack” Demi Lovato
Debut No. 37 “Come & Get It” Selena Gomez
Debut No. 41 “Live It Up” Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
Debut No. 50 “Everybody Loves The Night” Ultra Nate

R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** “Bad” Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas
Greatest Gainer No. 3 “Power Trip” J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Debut No. 48 “We Outchea” Ace Hood Featuring Lil Wayne

Rap Airplay
** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Power Trip” J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Greatest Gainer No. 3 “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” Kendrick Lamar
Debut No. 24 “Same Love” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert

Rock Airplay
*** No. 1 (14 weeks)*** “Radioactive” Imagine Dragons
Greatest Gainer No. 2 “Safe And Sound” Capital Cities
Debut No. 47 “There’s No Going Back” Sick Puppies
Debut No. 49 “Fkarnd” Pepper
Debut No. 50 “Babel” Mumford & Sons

Alternative Songs
*** No. 1 (1 week)***/Greatest Gainer “Safe And Sound” Capital Cities
Debut No. 36 “Fkarnd” Pepper
Debut No. 37 “Purple Yellow Red And Blue” Portugal. The Man

Country Airplay
*** No. 1 (1 week)*** “Highway Don’t Care” Tim McGraw With Taylor Swift

Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift achieve their 26th and seventh Billboard Country Airplay No. 1s, respectively, as “Highway Don’t Care” winds 2-1. For McGraw, “Highway” follows “One of Those Nights,” which led for three weeks in March, marking his first set of straight two No. 1s since he scored four in a row in 2003-04. “Highway” is Swift’s first Country Airplay chart-topper since “Ours” crowned the chart dated March 31, 2012. And, of course, the coronation places the duo (along with Keith Urban, who adds guitarwork) at No. 1 after Swift arrived with “Tim McGraw” … in the song title field … almost seven years ago (July 1, 2006). Her debut hit reached No. 6 in early 2007.

Greatest Gainer No. 6 “Crash My Party” Luke Bryan
Debut No. 51 “Whatever She’s Got” David Nail
Debut No. 53 “Wild In Your Smile” Dustin Lynch
Debut No. 56 “Bourbon In Kentucky” Dierks Bentley Featuring Kacey Musgraves
Debut No. 57 “Someone Somewhere Tonight” Kellie Pickler
Debut No. 58 “There’s The Sun” Kix Brooks

Latin Airplay
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** “Vivir Mi Vida” Marc Anthony
Greatest Gainer “Mi Nina Traviesa” Luis Coronel

Regional Mexican Songs
*** No. 1 (2 weeks)*** “Y Te Vas” Banda Carnaval
Debut/Greatest Gainer No. 29 “Mi Nina Traviesa” Luis Coronel
Debut No. 37 “Muchacho De Campo” Voz de Mando
Debut No. 39 “El Costal Lleno de Piedras” Alegres del Barranco

Latin Pop Songs
*** No. 1 (6 weeks)*** “Te Me Vas” Prince Royce
Greatest Gainer No. 6 “La Pregunta” J Alvarez
Debut No. 38 “Be My Baby” Leslie Grace
Debut No. 40 “Amor Inusual” Tercer Cielo

Tropical Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** “Vivir Mi Vida” Marc Anthony
Greatest Gainer No. 3 “Mi Princesa” Victor Munoz
Debut No. 32 “Besas Tan Bien” Farruko
Debut No. 37 “De Que Manera Te Olvido” Tito Nieves
Debut No. 38 “Si Digo Te Amo” Daniel Santacruz
Debut No. 40 “More” Zion, Jory y Ken-Y

Christian Songs
*** No. 1 (3 weeks)*** “Hello, My Name Is” Matthew West
Greatest Gainer No. 9 “We Won’t Be Shaken” Building 429
Debut No. 41″Overcomer” Mandisa

Gospel Songs
*** No. 1 (11 weeks)*** “It’s Not Over (When God Is In It)” Israel & New Breed Featuring James Fortune & Jason Nelson
Greatest Gainer No. 18 “A Little More Jesus” Erica Campbell

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