Adele's "Hello" Tops Hot 100 for 10th Week as Twenty One Pilots Fly to Top 10
It"s a brand new year, but Adele holds the same enviable place on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Jan. 16), where Hello reigns for a 10th week. The ballad has spent all of its weeks at No. 1, after debuting atop the Nov. 14 graph.
Plus, their first Hot 100 top 10, as Stressed Out boundaries into the top grade is tallied by twenty one aviators.
Let us take off on a flight during the Hot 100"s top 10 as we do every Monday, and beyond. Highlights of the airplay/sales/flowing-established Hot 100 post on Billboard.com each Monday, with all graphs upgraded each Tuesday.
With a 10th week atop the Hot 100, Hello, the lead single from Adele"s record 25 (released on XL/Columbia Records), becomes only the 31st No. 1 in the Hot 100"s history to reign for double digit weeks. Put another way: 1,048 No. 1s have crowned the Hot 100 since it started in 1958, so Hello is in the top 3 percent of the longest-leading hits all time. (Adele formerly led for as many as seven frameworks with 2011"s Wheeling in the Deep, her first of four No. 1s.)
Hello is the longest-top Hot 100 No. 1 since Wiz Khalifa"s See You Again, featuring Charlie Puth, which ruled for 12 weeks last year. Hello logs the most weeks atop the Hot 100 by a solo female since Rihanna"s We Found Love, featuring Calvin Harris, which directed for 10 weeks in 2011 12. (The entire record? Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men"s One Sweet Day spent 16 weeks at No. 1 in 1995-96.)
Hello tallies a seventh week atop Digital Tunes (passing Deep for her longest run atop the graph), increasing by 88 percent to 327,000 downloads sold in the week ending Dec. 31, according to Nielsen Music; sales of most tunes grew in the monitoring week, undoubtedly thanks to redemption of gift cards received for Christmas. The tune has sold 3.7 million since its launch. Hello additionally rules Radio Tunes for an eighth week (expanding Adele"s longest order on the graph) with 172 million all-format crowd perceptions (up 9 percent). On Streaming Tunes, it holds to No. 2 (after notching seven weeks at No. 1) with 19.8 million U.S. streams, down 6 percent.
It is also notable that Hello has spent its first 10 weeks on the Hot 100 at No. 1. That is the fourth-longest expanse a No. 1-debuting tune has remained at the peak. Here is a look at the singles to link the most straight weeks atop the Hot 100 from their beginnings at No. 1:
16 weeks, One Sweet Day, Mariah Carey& Boyz II Men, 199596
14 weeks, Candle in the Wind / Something About the Way You Look Tonight, Elton John, 199798
11 weeks, I"ll Be Missing You, Puff Daddy& Faith Evans feat. 112, 1997
10 weeks, Hello, Adele, 201516
Meanwhile, second 25 single When We Were Young rises 54-47 on the Hot 100, led by its 45 percent increase to 56,000 sold and 35 percent rise to 38 million in radio crowd.
Below Hello on the Hot 100, Justin Bieber"s Sorry holds at its No. 2 peak after debuting at the position (below Hello ) nine weeks past. Sorry snares a third week at No. 1 on Streaming Tunes (23.2 million, down 5 percent) and leads the subscription services-based Ondemand Songs chart for a seventh week (9.4 million on demand streams, down 6 percent). It is steady at No. 2 on Radio Tunes (137 million, basically even from the week before) and rallies 3-2 on Digital Tunes (271,000, up 97 percent).
Bieber also ranks at No. 3 on the Hot 100 as Love Yourself remains at its highpoint. The tune keeps at No. 3 on Streaming Tunes (15.7 million, down 4 percent); backtracks 2-3 on Digital Tunes, but with a 76 percent blast to 267,000; and roars 19-16 on Radio Tunes (53 million, up 20 percent). Bieber areas three tunes in the Hot 100"s top five for a fifth week that is complete, as What Do You Mean? is a non-mover at No. 5 (after debuting as his first No. 1 on the Sept. 19 graph). All three singles are from his record Intent, which bowed atop the Billboard 200 six weeks past. As previously noted, only Bieber, 50 Cent (for fourteen days in 2005) and the Beatles (eight weeks, 1964) have posted three coincident top five Hot 100 hits.
While the race for No. 1 on the Hot 100 was close again this week, Hello padded its lead somewhat: the tune is up by 23 percent in total task, while Sorry increases by 19 percent. !
Additionally in the Hot 100"s top five, Drake"s Hotline Bling continues at No. 4 after reaching No. 2. It logs a 10th week at No. 1 on Billboard"s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and principles Popular Rap Songs for a 15th week. !
Shawn Mendes" Stitches lifts 8-6 on the Hot 100 after peaking at No. 4, spurred by its 171 percent vault to 140,000 sold. Mendes also increases 33-28, reaching a fresh peak, with followup I Know What You Did Last Summer, with Fifth Harmony"s Camila Cabello. Selena Gomez"s Same Old Love drops a notch (6-7) from its greatest Hot 100 status; and, Alessia Cara"s advent reach Here similarly pulls away a place from its Hot 100 summit (7-8).
twenty one pilots touch down in the Hot 100"s top 10 for the very first time, as Stressed Out flies 13-9. The cut holds at No. 4 on Digital Tunes, but with a 95 charge to 159,000 sold, and increases 14-12 on Radio Tunes (59 million, up 8 percent) and 26-20 on Streaming Tunes (7.1 million, up 9 percent), all highpoints (in positions and amounts). The hip hop-influenced track tops Billboard"s Hot Rock Songs chart for another week, leads the Alternative Tunes airplay chart for a ninth week and keeps crossing over to mainstream audiences, increasing 14-13 on Pop Songs and bulleting at No. 20 on Mature Pop Songs. !
Stressed Out is from twenty one aviators" record Blurryface, which became the duo"s first No. 1 upon its debut atop the Billboard 200 last June. The set soars 11-3 on the Jan. 16 graph and has sold 592,000 to date. You can not underestimate the power of individuals and a core fan base who consider what you are doing, the act"s Tyler Joseph told Billboard the pair is completed by Josh Dun. It does not matter how many times we play live TV or what we post about ourselves on social networks. It is all those devotees that are telling others about us, about those individuals. I believe that is that which we are seeing more than anything.
Rounding out the Hot 100"s top 10, Meghan Trainor"s Like I"m Gonna Lose You, featuring John Legend, holds at No. 10 after reaching No. 8. !
Find out more notable news through the graph in the weekly Hot 100 Chart Moves column after this week to post. And, see Billboard.com tomorrow (Jan. 5), when all ranks, including the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh, as they do each Tuesday. The Hot 100 and other graphs may also appear in the following issue of Billboard magazine, on sale Friday (Jan. 8).