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Elton John & Dua Lipa’s ‘Cold Heart’ Hits New Milestone Atop Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart

Plus, moves for M.I.A., REZZ & fknsyd, Oliver Heldens & Nile Rodgers, Swedish House Mafia and more.

Elton John and Dua Lipa‘s “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” earns a 34th week at No. 1 on Billboard’s multi-metric Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated June 11). With its latest week on top, it passes Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey’s “The Middle” (33 weeks at No. 1, 2018) for the second-most time spent at No. 1 since the chart began in January 2013. Only Marshmello and Bastille’s “Happier” has led longer: for 69 weeks in 2018-20.

“Heart” drew 23.4 million all-format radio airplay audience impressions and 8.4 million U.S. streams and sold 3,300 downloads in the May 27-June 2 tracking week, according to Luminate.

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Here’s a tally of the tracks that have accumulated 20 or more weeks at No. 1 on the survey.

Most Weeks at No. 1, Hot Dance/Electronic Songs
Weeks at No. 1, Title, Artist(s) (Years)

  • 69, “Happier,” Marshmello & Bastille (2018-20)
  • 34, “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix),” Elton John & Dua Lipa (2021-22)
  • 33, “The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey (2018)
  • 27, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey (2016-17)
  • 26, “Wake Me Up!,” Avicii (2013-14)
  • 25, “Something Just Like This,” The Chainsmokers & Coldplay (2017)
  • 23, “Roses (Imanbek Remix),” SAINt JHN (2020)
  • 23, “Lean On,” Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MO (2015-16)

Concurrently, “Heart” claims a record-extending 42nd week at No. 1 Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales (ahead of “Happier,” with 32 frames on top). On Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs, “Heart” adds a 30th frame at No. 1, tying The Chainsmokers’ “Closer,” featuring Halsey, in 2016-17, for the fourth-longest reign (a rundown ruled by “Happier”: 65 weeks).

“Heart” logged 14 weeks atop Dance/Mix Show Airplay in October-January, tied (with Rihanna’s “We Found Love,” featuring Calvin Harris, for the sixth-most weeks spent at No. 1 dating to the list’s 2003 launch). On the Billboard Hot 100, “Heart” reached No. 7 in January, enabling John’s record span of top 10 appearances.

M.I.A. not M.I.A.

Elsewhere on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, M.I.A.’s “The One” arrives as the chart’s top debut at No. 29, courtesy of 518,000 official U.S. streams. From her forthcoming sixth studio album, the track marks her ninth appearance and first since 2016’s “Go Off” (No. 25 peak). M.I.A. boasts four No. 1s on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart, from Kala (19 weeks at No. 1, 2007-08) through Aim (2016).

Eurythmics, KISS hits revived

Producer REZZ zips to her 10th Hot Dance/Electronic Songs entry and singer fknsyd scores her second (both with REZZ) with their take on the Eurythmics’ “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” new at No. 42 with 335,000 streams. Notably, the track was the 10th-most played track at EDC Las Vegas 2022, according to data provided by DJ Monitor. Eurythmics’ original “Dreams” topped the Hot 100 for a week in September 1983.

Speaking of new takes on classics, Oliver Heldens notches his seventh Hot Dance/Electronic Songs appearance, featured legend Nile Rodgers earns his ninth, and fellow featured act House Gospel Choir collects its second, with the No. 46 arrival of “I Was Made for Lovin’ You.” The remake of the KISS original, which hit No. 11 on the Hot 100 in August 1979 (representing a notable disco turn for the glam rockers), starts with 313,000 streams.

‘Home’ Run

On the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, Swedish House Mafia soars to its sixth top 10 and Connie Constance posts her first with “Heaven Takes You Home” (13-8). The collab is collecting core-dance airplay on Music Choice’s Dance/EDM Channel, KMVQ-HD2 San Francisco and Channel Q, among others. (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.)