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Sofi Tukker Nets Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart Debut With ‘Wet Tennis’

Plus, moves for Dxrk, Imagine Dragons and JID.

Sofi Tukker serves its way onto Billboard‘s Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart (dated May 14) as Wet Tennis debuts at No. 12. The set opens with 2,700 equivalent album units earned in the April 29-May 5 tracking week, according to Luminate.

Wet Tennis is Sofi Tukker’s third charted title, after EP Soft Animals (No. 14, 2016) and Treehouse (No. 5, 2018).

On the multi-metric Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, the duo – Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern – has scored 12 hits, including one top 10, “Best Friend,” featuring NERVO, The Knocks and Alisa Ueno (No. 5, 2018). Tennis has yielded four of those dozen entries: “Sun Came Up,” with John Summit (No. 34, September 2021); “Original Sin” (No. 25, February); “Forgive Me,” with Mahmut Orhan (No. 47, March); and “Summer in New York,” which starts this week (No. 27).

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“Summer” sizzles with 590,000 U.S. streams in its opening frame. The song interpolates DNA’s oft-reworked “Tom’s Diner,” featuring Suzanne Vega, a No. 5 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and a No. 7-peaking single on Alternative Airplay in 1990. The song – originally recorded by Vega a cappella on her 1987 album Solitude Standing – resurged this spring on the LyricFind Global list (No. 1, April 9), helped by AnnenMayKantereit and Giant Rooks’ version, which hit No. 8 on Hot Rock & Alternative Songs (April 2).

Additionally, Tyga and Doja Cat’s “Freaky Deaky,” the new No. 1 on the Rhythmic Airplay chart, credits Vega as writer, given the song’s similarities to “Tom’s Diner.” The composition about the real-life Tom’s Restaurant in New York (as famously seen during the run of Seinfeld), has also been reimagined by Fall Out Boy and Britney Spears, among others.

Additionally on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Dxrk darts to its first top 10 with “Rave” (13-9). The track, whose profile has been boosted by TikTok, wins top Streaming and Sales Gainer honors, up 37% to 2.1 million official U.S. streams and 25% to 400 downloads sold.

Shifting to the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, Imagine Dragons earn their third top 10 and JID jumps to his first with “Enemy” (14-10). Previously, Imagine Dragons reached tier with “Believer” (No. 10 peak) and “Thunder” (No. 7), both in 2017.

“Enemy,” which recently enjoyed five weeks at its No. 5 high on the Hot 100, excels on the strength of mix show play. (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 nearly 80 top 40-formatted reporters.)