As previously reported, Mark Ronson‘s “Uptown Funk!,” featuring Bruno Mars, leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week, Fall Out Boy‘s “Centuries” reaches the top 10, and Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney debut at No. 54 with “FourFiveSeconds.”
Who else surges on the Hot 100 this week?
Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
The track, co-written by Max Martin and Tove Lo, among others, from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack (due Feb. 10, three days before the buzzy movie opens in theaters) bounds 36-20 on the Hot 100. Leading the way, it reaches the Digital Songs top 10 (16-9), up by 26 percent to 81,000 downloads sold in the week ending Jan. 25, according to Nielsen Music. It also debuts on Streaming Songs at No. 32 with a 113 percent vault to 3.9 million U.S. streams following the Jan. 22 premiere of the song’s Fifty Shades-themed video.
Speaking of the steamy film …
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
This fellow Fifty Shades track’s video dropped Jan. 21, and the sultry song subsequently soars 70-27 on the Hot 100. It adds top Digital Gainer honors (up 102 percent to 53,000 sold) and re-enters Digital Songs at a new high of No. 17. On Streaming Songs, it blasts in at No. 17 (5.2 million, up 117 percent).
Taylor Swift, “Style”
The third single from 1989 enters the Hot 100’s top 40 (52-37), boosted by its No. 34 debut on Radio Songs (38 million in audience, up 33 percent). It also jumps 23-14 on Digital Songs (64,000, up 26 percent). All its action helps Swift reclaim the top spot on the Billboard Artist 100 chart.
Nicki Minaj, “Truffle Butter” featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
As the cut (like Rihanna, West and McCartney’s “Seconds,” another star-powered trio team-up) debuts at No. 71, all three acts pad their lofty Hot 100 resumes. Lil Wayne logs his 124th entry, second only to the cast of Fox’s Glee‘s record 207. Drake makes his 74th visit, tying late icon Ray Charles for sixth place; above them, the top five: the Glee cast, Lil Wayne, Elvis Presley (108, with his career having predated the Hot 100 by two years), James Brown (91) and Jay Z (83).
Minaj, meanwhile, posts her 60th Hot 100 hit, becoming just the 15th artist to reach the milestone. Among women, she remains in third place below Aretha Franklin (73) and Swift (66). Rounding out the top five among women: Madonna and Dionne Warwick, each with 56.
Natalie La Rose, “Somebody” featuring Jeremih
First featured in Billboard‘s Tomorrow’s Hits spotlight earlier this month, the single makes its Hot 100 entrance at No. 94. The reworking of Whitney Houston‘s 1987 Hot 100 No. 1 “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” jumps 24-19 on Rhythmic Songs and 31-28 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.