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Kygo & Tina Turner’s ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ Debuts in Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart’s Top 10

Kygo and Tina Turner vault onto Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated Aug. 1) at No. 7 with their new version of her classic “What’s Love Got to Do With It.”

The original, solely by Turner, topped the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks in September 1984.

The new take earned 2.6 million U.S. streams and 260,000 in all-format radio audience and sold 15,000 downloads in the tracking week, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

Turner tallies her first top 10 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, which began in January 2013, while Kygo collects his 18th, tying Calvin Harris for the second-most. The Chainsmokers lead with 19.

The collab also marches in at No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales, granting Kygo his seventh No. 1 (and Turner her first). That’s enough for Kygo to tie Nicki Minaj for the second-most leaders in the chart’s decade-plus existence; The Chainsmokers, again, lead with 11. Plus, “Love” bows at No. 15 on Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs.

Meanwhile, “Love” marks Turner’s first appearance on any Billboard dance chart in 20 years, since “When the Heartache Is Over” wrapped its No. 3-peaking run on Dance Club Songs in April 2000. Turner boasts 11 career entries on the chart, including four top 10s, in 1984-2000. She hit No. 1 with “Let’s Stay Together” for two weeks in March 1984, while her original “Love” reached No. 21 that September.

The collab follows Kygo’s “Higher Love,” with the late Whitney Houston, another update of a classic ’80s hit, and a former Hot 100 No. 1; Steve Winwood’s original led in 1986 and Houston first covered it solo in 1990. Kygo and Houston’s version debuted and peaked at No. 2 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs in July 2019 and spent 48 weeks on the chart, all in the top 10.

Continuing with Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, another collab debuts directly below Kygo and Turner’s, as Zedd and Jasmine Thompson’s “Funny” starts at No. 8. Zedd adds his 12th top 10 and Thompson scores her second. The track also starts in the top 10 on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales (No. 5, 3,000 sold) and Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs (No. 7, 4 million streams).

Shifting to Dance/Mix Show Airplay, Cash Cash banks its seventh top 10, and featured vocalist Laura White lands her first, with “Gasoline” (12-7). “Gasoline” is fueled by airplay on core-dance affiliates, led by KMVQ-HD2 San Francisco, Music Choice’s Dance/EDM channel and WCPY Chicago. (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.)

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