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It’s (Not) the Same Old Song: Different Compositions, Same Titles to Top the Hot 100, From ‘Hello’ to ‘Rockstar’ & More

It’s a case of almost-déjà vu atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as DaBaby’s “Rockstar,” featuring Roddy Ricch, hits No. 1.

The song shares the title of Post Malone’s eight-week leader, featuring 21 Savage, in 2017.

“Rockstar” joins the club of different compositions but with matching titles that have ruled the Hot 100 over the chart’s nearly 62-year history.

Below is a rundown of all such smashes. (As a strict English teacher would surely appreciate, not included are three pairs of titles that each sound the same but have slight differences: “All 4 Love,” Color Me Badd / “All for Love,” Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting; “Stuck With You,” Huey Lewis & the News / “Stuck With U,” Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber; and “Wild, Wild West,” The Escape Club / “Wild Wild West,” Will Smith feat. Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee.)

From “Bad Blood” to “Good Vibrations” and more, here is the full list.

“Bad Blood”
Neil Sedaka, reached No. 1 on Hot 100 dated Oct. 11, 1975, three weeks at No. 1
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, June 6, 2015, one

“Best of My Love”
Eagles, March 1, 1975, one
The Emotions, Aug. 20, 1977, five

“Big Girls Don’t Cry”
The 4 Seasons, Nov. 17, 1962, five
Fergie, Sept. 8, 2007, one

“Family Affair”
Sly & The Family Stone, Dec. 4, 1971, three
Mary J. Blige, Nov. 3, 2001, six

“Good Vibrations”
The Beach Boys, Dec. 10, 1966, one
Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch feat. Loleatta Holloway, Oct. 5, 1991, one

Lionel Richie, May 12, 1984, two
Adele, Nov. 14, 2015, 10

Bobby Goldsboro, April 13, 1968, five
Mariah Carey, Sept. 13, 1997, three

“I’m Sorry”
Brenda Lee, July 18, 1960, three
John Denver, Sept. 27, 1975, one

Van Halen, Feb. 25, 1984, five
Kris Kross, April 25, 1992, eight

“My Love”
Petula Clark, Feb. 5, 1966, two
Paul McCartney & Wings, June 2, 1973, four
Justin Timberlake feat. T.I., Nov. 11, 2006, three

“One More Night”
Phil Collins, March 30, 1985, two
Maroon 5, Sept. 29, 2012, nine

“One More Try”
George Michael, May 28, 1988, three
Timmy T., March 23, 1991, one

Post Malone feat. 21 Savage, Oct. 28, 2017, eight
DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch, June 13, 2020, one to-date

“Take a Bow”
Madonna, Feb. 25, 1995, seven
Rihanna, May 24, 2008, one

“The Power of Love”
Huey Lewis & The News, Aug. 24, 1985, two
Celine Dion, Feb. 12, 1994, four

Frankie Avalon, March 9, 1959, five
The Shocking Blue, Feb. 7, 1970, one / Bananarama, Sept. 6, 1986, one

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