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Extended ‘Stay’: The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber Top Billboard Hot 100 For Fourth Week

The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber‘s “Stay” scores a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.

Notably, among Bieber’s eight Hot 100 No. 1s, “Stay” passes the three-week reign of “Sorry” in 2016 for his longest reign as a lead artist. He’s topped the chart longer only as featured on Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” for 16 weeks in 2017.

Plus, Dua Lipa‘s “Levitating,” at No. 6 on the Hot 100, notches its 34th week in the top 10, passing Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” featuring Cardi B, for the longest top 10 stay among songs by women in the chart’s history.

The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated Sept. 4) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (Aug. 31). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.

“Stay,” released July 9 on Raymond Braun/Columbia Records/Def Jam, drew 63.4 million radio airplay audience impressions (up 25%; good for top Airplay Gainer honors on the Hot 100 for a third consecutive week) and 31.7 million U.S. streams (down 3%) and sold 13,700 downloads (down 4%) in the week ending Aug. 26, according to MRC Data.

The track adds a sixth week atop the Streaming Songs chart and rises 5-4 on Digital Song Sales and 7-6 on Radio Songs.

With a fourth week atop the Hot 100 for “Stay,” Bieber rewrites his longest command as a lead artist, as the song surpasses his “Sorry,” which led for three weeks in 2016. He has dominated longer only via his featured turn on Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” for 16 weeks in 2017.

Here’s an updated look at all eight of Bieber’s Hot 100 No. 1s, ranked by most weeks on top:

16 weeks, “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, hit No. 1 on May 23, 2017
4 weeks (to date), “Stay,” The Kid LAROI & Bieber, Aug. 14, 2021
3 weeks, “Sorry,” Jan. 23, 2016
2 weeks, “Love Yourself,” Feb. 13, 2016
1 week, “Peaches,” feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon, April 3, 2021
1 week, “Stuck With U,” with Ariana Grande, May 23, 2020
1 week, “I’m the One,” DJ Khaled feat. Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, May 20, 2017
1 week, “What Do You Mean?,” Sept. 19, 2015


“Stay” also hits No. 1 on the mainstream top 40-based Pop Airplay chart, jumping from No. 5 as the radio ranking’s Greatest Gainer (up 15% in plays). The Kid LAROI earns his first Pop Airplay No. 1 and Bieber adds his ninth, tying Bruno Mars for the most among solo males, dating to the chart’s 1992 inception. Overall, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Rihanna lead with 11 Pop Airplay No. 1s each, followed by Bieber, Mars, P!nk and Taylor Swift, each with nine.

Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” holds at its No. 2 Hot 100 high. It keeps at No. 3 on Radio Songs (75 million, up 4%) and climbs 4-3 on Digital Song Sales (15,800, essentially even week-over-week) and 7-5 on Streaming Songs (16.2 million, down 2%).

Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U,” which ruled the Hot 100 in its debut week in May, repeats at No. 3, as it leads Radio Songs for a third week (76.3 million, on par with the prior frame).

Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More,” featuring SZA, rebounds 5-4 on the Hot 100, after reaching No. 3, and Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s “Industry Baby” bumps 7-5, returning to the top five four weeks after it debuted at its No. 2 high. The latter also adds a fourth week each atop the multi-metric Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts, which use the same methodology as the Hot 100.


Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” keeps at No. 6 on the Hot 100, after hitting No. 2. It posts a 34th week in the top 10, passing Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” featuring Cardi B, for the longest top 10 stay among songs by women. Overall, it claims outright the third-longest run in the region in the chart’s 63-year history.

Most weeks in Hot 100’s top 10:
57, “Blinding Lights,” The Weeknd, No. 1 peak (four weeks), beginning April 4, 2020
39, “Circles,” Post Malone, No. 1 (three weeks), Nov. 30, 2019
34, “Levitating,” Dua Lipa, No. 2, May 22, 2021
33, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee, No. 1 (one week), Jan. 19, 2019
33, “Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, No. 1 (seven weeks), Sept. 29, 2018
33, “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, No. 1 (12 weeks), Jan. 28, 2017

BTS’ “Butter” lifts 8-7 after nine weeks atop the Hot 100, as it leads Digital Song Sales for a 13th week (68,800, up 25%, sparking the chart’s top Sales Gainer award).

Rounding out the Hot 100’s top 10, Olivia Rodrigo’s “Deja Vu” ascends 9-8, after hitting No. 3; Lil Nas X’s former one-week leader “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” rises 10-9; and The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s “Save Your Tears” returns to the tier (11-10), also after a week at No. 1.

Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated Sept. 4), including the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh on Billboard.com tomorrow (Aug. 31).