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Juice WRLD & The Weeknd’s ‘Smile’ Debuts in Hot 100’s Top 10, Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Before You Go’ Rises to No. 10

Juice WRLD and The Weeknd's "Smile" bounds onto the Hot 100 at No. 8, while Lewis Capaldi's "Before You Go" ascends to the top 10 at No. 10.

As previously reported, Cardi B‘s “WAP,” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, roars onto the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart at No. 1.

Elsewhere in the Hot 100’s top 10, Juice WRLD and The Weeknd‘s “Smile” bounds onto the survey at No. 8, while Lewis Capaldi‘s “Before You Go” ascends to the tier at No. 10.

Plus, The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights,” at No. 3 on the Hot 100, breaks the record for the most weeks spent atop the Radio Songs chart, where it reigns for a 19th frame.


The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated Aug. 22) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (Aug. 18).

Below “WAP,” DaBaby’s seven-week Hot 100 leader “Rockstar,” featuring Roddy Ricch, holds at No. 2. It descends to No. 2 after 10 weeks atop Streaming Songs with 29 million U.S. streams, down 4%, in the week ending Aug. 13, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. It repeats at No. 3 on Radio Songs (70.8 million audience impressions, essentially even week-over-week, in the week ending Aug. 16) and No. 6 on Digital Song Sales (10,000 downloads sold, up 6%, in the week ending Aug. 13).

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” lifts 4-3 on the Hot 100, following its four-week command, and tops Radio Songs for a record-breaking 19th frame (80.5 million in audience, up 1%). It passes Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris,” which dominated for 18 weeks in 1998 and held the mark all to itself for nearly 22 years for the longest Radio Songs rule since the chart started in December 1990.

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Radio Songs
19, “Blinding Lights,” The Weeknd, April 18, 2020
18, “Iris,” Goo Goo Dolls, beginning Aug. 1, 1998
16, “Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, Aug. 4, 2018
16, “We Belong Together,” Mariah Carey, May 28, 2005
16, “Don’t Speak,” No Doubt, Dec. 7, 1996
14, “High Hopes,” Panic! at the Disco, Dec. 1, 2018
14, “No One,” Alicia Keys, Nov. 3, 2007
14, “Because You Loved Me,” Celine Dion, April 13, 1996
13, “I Love You Always Forever,” Donna Lewis, Aug. 24, 1996
13, “One Sweet Day,” Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men, Dec. 9, 1995
13, “The Sign,” Ace of Base, Feb. 26, 1994
13, “End of the Road,” Boyz II Men, Aug. 22, 1992

“Blinding Lights” also tops the multi-metric Hot R&B Songs chart for a record-extending 22nd week.

Jack Harlow’s “Whats Poppin,” featuring DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne, drops 3-4 on the Hot 100, after reaching No. 2.


Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” falls to No. 5 on the Hot 100 a week after soaring to No. 1. It keeps at No. 2 on Radio Songs (73 million, up 1%); falls from the top of Digital Song Sales to No. 8 (10,000, down 85%); and rises 18-14 on Streaming Songs (14.4 million, up 2%).

SAINt JHN’s “Roses” slips 5-6 on the Hot 100, after reaching No. 4, as it leads the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart for a 16th week, and Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo’s “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” holds at its No. 7 Hot 100 high.

Juice WRLD and The Weeknd’s “Smile” debuts at No. 8 on the Hot 100. Released Aug. 7, the collab soars onto Streaming Songs at No. 4 with 24 million U.S. streams and Digital Song Sales at No. 10 with 8,000 sold in the week ending Aug. 13.


Juice WRLD, who died in December 2019 from an accidental overdose at age 21, adds his ninth Hot 100 top 10 and seventh of 2020, the most among all acts this year. (Drake ranks second with five.) The Weeknd scores his 11th Hot 100 top 10.

“Smile” is the sixth Hot 100 top 10 from Juice WRLD’s album Legends Never Die, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 dated July 25, as the song was added to the set during the tracking week ending Aug. 13.

Chris Brown and Young Thug’s “Go Crazy” is steady at its No. 9 Hot 100 high.

Rounding out the Hot 100’s top 10, Lewis Capaldi’s “Before You Go” rises 11-10. It holds at No. 7 on Radio Songs (62.6 million, up 6%), No. 18 on Digital Song Sales (5,000, down 1%) and No. 48 on Streaming Songs (8.7 million, down 2%).

Capaldi collects his second Hot 100 top 10 in as many visits to the chart, following “Someone You Loved,” which ruled for three weeks last November.

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