Plus, Justin Bieber’s “Holy,” featuring Chance the Rapper, debuts at No. 3 on the Hot 100. Notably, the song is the 20th Hot 100 top 10 for Bieber, who becomes the 20th artist in the chart’s history to reach the milestone.
The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated Oct. 3) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (Sept. 29). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
“Dynamite,” released on BigHit Entertainment/Columbia Records, debuted at No. 1 on the Hot 100 dated Sept. 5 and remained atop the Sept. 12 chart, before spending the next two weeks at No. 2. It returns to No. 1 from the runner-up spot on the strength of 14 million U.S. streams (up 11%) and 153,000 downloads sold (up 96%) in the week ending Sept. 24, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. It also drew 20.8 million radio airplay audience impressions (up 8%) in the week ending Sept. 27.
Helping “Dynamite” in the week ending Sept. 24 were four new remixes released Sept. 18: its “Bedroom,” “Midnight,” “Retro” and “Slow Jam” mixes, which, combined, accounted for 52% of the song’s overall sales in the tracking week. “Poolside” and “Tropical” remixes of “Dynamite” were released Aug. 28, joining the original and instrumental versions and EDM and acoustic remixes released Aug. 21, with all versions sale-priced to 69 cents during their first five weeks.
“Dynamite” is the first song to top Digital Song Sales for five weeks since Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts,” which led for five nonconsecutive frames in September-October 2019. It’s the first song to rule for at least five weeks in a row since Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, linked its last eight of 16 total weeks on top in July-August 2019.
On the Hot 100, “Dynamite” is the first song among duos or groups to tally at least three weeks at No. 1 in almost two years, since Maroon’s “Girls Like You,” featuring Cardi B, dominated for seven weeks in September-November 2018.
Cardi B’s “WAP,” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, drops to No. 2 on the Hot 100 after four nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1, dating to its debut atop the Aug. 22 chart. (It spent its first two weeks on the chart at No. 1; its third and fourth frames at No. 2; and its fifth and sixth weeks at No. 1.)
“WAP” leads Streaming Songs for a sixth week (35.8 million, down 14%); slips 3-5 on Digital Song Sales (9,000, down 23%); and climbs 21-20 on Radio Songs (33 million, up 1%). It adds a seventh week at No. 1 on both the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts, which use the same multi-metric methodology as the Hot 100.
Justin Bieber’s “Holy,” featuring Chance the Rapper, launches at No. 3 on the Hot 100. The track, released Sept. 18, opens at No. 2 on both Streaming Songs (26 million) and Digital Song Sales (27,000) and No. 47 on Radio Songs (18.6 million).
Bieber adds his 20th Hot 100 top 10, becoming the 20th artist, and 10th solo male, in the Hot 100’s history, which dates to the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception, to the reach the milestone. He first reached the region when “Baby,” featuring Ludacris, debuted at its No. 5 high in February 2010.
Most Hot 100 Top 10s
34, The Beatles
30, Michael Jackson
28, Mariah Carey
28, Taylor Swift
28, Stevie Wonder
27, Janet Jackson
27, Elton John
25, Lil Wayne
25, Elvis Presley
23, Whitney Houston
23, Paul McCartney
23, The Rolling Stones
20, Justin Bieber
20, The Supremes
Chance the Rapper earns his third Hot 100 top 10, all in collaborations with Bieber. DJ Khaled’s “I’m the One,” featuring Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo and Lil Wayne, spent a week at No. 1 upon its debut in May 2017 and Khaled’s “No Brainer,” featuring Bieber, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne, began at its No. 5 peak in August 2018.
Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry Later,” featuring Lil Durk, descends 3-4 on the Hot 100, after debuting at its No. 2 high. It jumps 13-10 on Radio Songs (46.8 million, up 18%), becoming Drake’s 24th top 10 (and Lil Durk’s first). Drake passes Mariah Carey (23) for a solo share of the second-most Radio Songs top 10s, after Rihanna’s 29, dating to the tally’s 1990 origin.
DaBaby’s seven-week Hot 100 leader “Rockstar,” featuring Roddy Ricch, dips 4-6 and The Weeknd’s former four-week No. 1 “Blinding Lights” retreats 5-7, after spending a record 28 weeks in the top five. The latter rules the multi-metric Hot R&B Songs chart for a record-extending 28th week.
Harry Styles’ former one-week Hot 100 leader “Watermelon Sugar” drops 7-8 and Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo’s “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” falls 8-9, after reaching No. 7.
Rounding out the Hot 100’s top 10, Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” returns to its No. 10 high, from No. 11, as it tops the multi-metric Hot Country Songs chart for a 10th week.
Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated Oct. 3), including the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh on Billboard.com tomorrow (Sept. 29).