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The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber’s ‘Stay’ Leads Hot 100 for Third Week, Lizzo & Cardi B’s ‘Rumors’ Bows in Top Five

The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber's "Stay" adds a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart. Plus, Lizzo and Cardi B's "Rumors" roars in at No. 4.

The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber‘s “Stay” adds a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, two weeks after ascending to the top spot.

Plus, Lizzo and Cardi B‘s “Rumors” roars onto the Hot 100 at No. 4, arriving as Lizzo’s third top 10, and her first to launch in the region, and Cardi B’s milestone 10th top 10.

The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated Aug. 28) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (Aug. 24). 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 51.3 million radio airplay audience impressions (up 29%; good for top Airplay Gainer honors on the Hot 100 for a second consecutive week) and 32.7 million U.S. streams (up 3%) and sold 14,400 downloads (up 13%) in the week ending Aug. 19, according to MRC Data.

The track tallies a fifth week atop the Streaming Songs chart, holds at No. 6 on Digital Song Sales and jumps 10-7 on Radio Songs.


Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” rises to a new No. 2 Hot 100 high, from No. 3. It climbs 4-3 on Radio Songs (72.8 million, up 6%); keeps at No. 5 on Digital Song Sales (15,700, up 1%); and lifts 8-7 on Streaming Songs (16.6 million, up 2%).

Sheeran sends his fifth song to the Hot 100’s top two, as “Bad Habits” follows “Shape of You” (No. 1, 12 weeks, 2017); “Perfect,” with Beyoncé (six weeks, 2017-18); “Thinking Out Loud” (No. 2, 2015); and “I Don’t Care,” with Justin Bieber (No. 2, 2019).

Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U,” which ruled the Hot 100 in its debut week in May, drops 2-3, as it leads Radio Songs for a second week (77 million, up 1%).

Lizzo and Cardi B’s “Rumors” bounds onto the Hot 100 at No. 4. The song, released Aug. 13, starts with 30.1 million in radio audience, 20.9 million streams and 25,200 sold (digital and physical singles combined). It enters at No. 3 on both Streaming Songs and Digital Song Sales and No. 21 on Radio Songs. On the lattermost list, “Rumors” makes the highest debut in over five years, since Meghan Trainor’s “No” also launched at No. 21 on the March 26, 2016, chart.

“Rumors” was available for purchase in its first week as a download in its original and explicit form, while its original mix was also available on cassette (in black, gold and “slime green”) and as a CD single, autographed CD single and flexi-disc (each for $5.98).


Lizzo achieves her third Hot 100 top 10, following “Truth Hurts” (No. 1, seven weeks, beginning in September 2019) and “Good as Hell” (No. 3, November 2019). She makes her highest entrance, far surpassing the No. 50 start of “Truth Hurts.”

Cardi B claims her 10th Hot 100 top 10, a sum that includes five No. 1s, and her fifth to debut in the tier. (“My records live in the top 10,” Cardi B boasts in the track — notably over an image of a Billboard chart, at the 1:45 mark of its official lyric video …)

“Rumors” concurrently opens atop the multi-metric Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts, which use the same methodology as the Hot 100. Lizzo lands her third No. 1 and Cardi B adds her seventh on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, while they notch their second and sixth respective leaders on Hot Rap Songs.

(Just the facts: The new collaboration is the second, and top-charting, Hot 100 top 10 titled “Rumors,” after Timex Social Club’s song of the same name hit No. 8 in August 1986.)

Rounding out the Hot 100’s top five, Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More,” featuring SZA, slips 4-5, after reaching No. 3.


Dua Lipa’s “Levitating,” featuring DaBaby, descends 5-6 on the Hot 100, after hitting No. 2. It posts a 33rd week in the top 10, tying for the third-longest run in the region in the chart’s 63-year history. (It matches “Girls Like You,” featuring Cardi B, for the longest top 10 stay among songs by women, while passing LeAnn Rimes’ “How Do I Live” for the longest top 10 residence for a song by a woman in a lead role.)

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
33, “Levitating,” Dua Lipa feat. DaBaby, 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
32, “Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott, No. 1 (one week), Dec. 8, 2018
32, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, No. 1 (12 weeks), Sept. 3, 2016
32, “How Do I Live,” LeAnn Rimes, No. 2, Dec. 13, 1997

Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s “Industry Baby” rebounds 8-7 on the Hot 100, three weeks after debuting at No. 2; BTS’ “Butter” backtracks 7-8 after nine weeks atop the Hot 100, as it leads Digital Song Sales for a 12th week (55,000, down 13%); Olivia Rodrigo’s “Deja Vu” rises 10-9 on the Hot 100, after reaching No. 3; and Lil Nas X’s former one-week No. 1 “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” falls 9-10.

Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated Aug. 28), including the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh on Billboard.com tomorrow (Aug. 24).