Ed Sheeran Leads Hot 100 for Eighth Week, KYLE Hits Top 10
publish date: 2017-03-20
Sheeran's "Shape of You" continues to reign, while KYLE's "iSpy," featuring Lil Yachty, becomes the former's first top 10.watch video:
Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" tops the Hot 100 chart (dated April 1) for an eighth week. Meanwhile, rapper KYLE notches his first Hot 100 top 10 with "iSpy," featuring Lil Yachty.
As on every Monday, let's all do some spying on the top 10 of the Hot 100, which blends sales, airplay and streaming data. All charts will update on .com tomorrow, March 21.
As it continues to rule the Hot 100, Sheeran's "Shape," released on Atlantic Records, also logs an eighth week at No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales chart (104,000 downloads sold in the week ending March 16, according to Nielsen Music), as well as a sixth week at No. 1 on Radio Songs (165 million in audience, up 3 percent, in the week ending March 19). It leads Streaming Songs for a second frame (47.8 million U.S. streams, down 6 percent, in the week ending March 16) and the audio subscription services-based On-Demand Streaming Songs survey for a fourth week (21.1 million on-demand clicks, down 14 percent).
As previously reported, Sheeran's LP, ÷ (Divide), featuring "Shape," spends a second week at No. 1 on the 200 albums chart, with 180,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending March 16.
Bruno Mars' "That's What I Like" hits a new peak on the Hot 100, rising 3-2 as it continues to build momentum after its official video arrived March 1. The track jumps 7-4 on Streaming Songs (27 million) and 7-5 on Radio Songs (87 million, up 17 percent), while dipping 2-3 on Digital Song Sales (78,000, down 18 percent).
Notably, with Sheeran's "Shape" and Mars' "Like" at Nos. 1 and 2 simultaneously, Atlantic Records boasts the Hot 100's top two titles for the first time since Feb. 19, 2011, and that chart also featured Mars at No. 2: that week, Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" (on Atlantic/RRP) bounded 4-1, dethroning Mars' "Grenade" after four weeks at No. 1.
Until this week, no label had doubled up at Nos. 1 and 2 since Feb. 13, 2016, when Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" and "Sorry," on Republic Records, held the top two spots, respectively.
Meanwhile, "Like" logs a fifth week at No. 1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart, while becoming Mars' first No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Of his prior entries on the latter list, he'd reached a high of No. 3 with "24K Magic" in December.
Migos' "Bad and Boujee," featuring Lil Uzi Vert, dips 2-3 on the Hot 100 following three nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1. Still, "Bad" tops the Hot Rap Songs chart for an 11th week.
Zayn and Taylor Swift's "I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)" holds at No. 4 on the Hot 100 after hitting No. 2, gaining by 56 percent to 58,000 downloads sold, boosted by a 69-cent iTunes Store sale price.