Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’ Spends Third Week Atop Billboard Hot 100, Marshmello Makes Fortnite-Fueled Flight to No. 2

Marshmello's "Happier," with Bastille, blasts to a brand new excessive from No. Eight.

Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" guidelines the Billboard Hot 100 for a 3rd week, topping the tally dated Feb. 16, after debuting at No. 1 two weeks earlier. The tune launched as Grande's second Hot 100 No. 1, and second to begin on the prime spot, following "Thank U, Next," which debuted atop the chart in November and led for seven whole weeks.

Meanwhile, Marshmello and Bastille certain from No. Eight to a brand new No. 2 Hot 100 excessive with "Happier," after Marshmello carried out a trailblazing in-game live performance inside Epic Games' online game Fortnite Feb. 2.

Let's run down the highest 10 of the Hot 100, which blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales information. All charts will replace on tomorrow (Feb. 12).

Grande's "Rings," launched on Republic Records, spends a 3rd week as each the week's most-streamed and top-selling tune, whereas persevering with to soar in airplay.

"Rings" leads the Streaming Songs chart for a 3rd body, with 57.7 million U.S. streams, down 9 p.c, within the week ending Feb. 7, based on Nielsen Music. It additionally tops the Digital Song Sales chart for a 3rd week, with 42,000 downloads bought, up 7 p.c, within the week ending Feb. 7.

On Radio Songs, "Rings" rockets 19-10, up 21 p.c to 50.6 million viewers impressions within the week ending Feb. 10, good for the Hot 100's prime Airplay Gainer award. The tune reaches the Radio Songs prime 10 in simply its third week, marking the quickest climb to the area since Drake's "In My Feelings" additionally wanted solely three frames in July-August. Grande ties her quickest ascent, as her "Problem," that includes Iggy Azalea, hit the Radio Songs prime 10 in its third week in 2014.

"Rings" is the radio follow-up to "Next," and follows the monitor "Imagine," which debuted and peaked at No. 24 on the Hot 100 (Dec. 29). All three songs, plus new radio single "Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored," due on subsequent week's Hot 100 (dated Feb. 23), are from Grande's new album, Thank U, Next, which is set for a No. 1 launch on subsequent week's Billboard 200 chart.

Marshmello and Bastille's "Happier" vaults Eight-2, hitting a brand new peak, on the Hot 100 after Marshmello's Fortnite live performance Feb. 2. The tune had beforehand peaked at No. Three on Nov. 10.

As beforehand reported, the DJ's digital set, the primary of its sort in Fortnite and which combined his tracks "Alone," "Check This Out," "Chasing Colors" (with Ookay and that includes Noah Cyrus), "Flashbacks," "Everyday" (with Logic), "Fly" (that includes Leah Culver) and "Happier," happened throughout the recreation's Pleasant Park location. The full roughly 10-minute efficiency was uploaded to Marshmello's official YouTube channel, together with different associated clips, whereas he additionally launched an prolonged mixture of the set to Apple Music (whereas quite a few avid gamers uploaded parts of the efficiency to their channels).

"We made historical past immediately!," Fortnite fan Marshmello wrote on Twitter afterwards. "The first-ever stay digital live performance within @fortnite with tens of millions of individuals in attendance. So insane!"

Aided by the set and its on-line presence, "Happier" hikes 11-2 on Streaming Songs, up 120 p.c to 51.Eight million U.S. streams within the week ending Feb. 7, incomes the Hot 100's prime Streaming Gainer prize. The collab had hit a earlier No. 10 excessive on Streaming Songs in November (and a previous weekly better of 25.Four million streams, as mirrored on the chart dated Feb. 2). On Digital Song Sales, it jumps 11-5 (22,000 bought, up 82 p.c); it reached No. 2 on the chart on October. "Happier" holds at No. Four on Radio Songs (89.Three million, down Four p.c) after main the listing for per week in November.

Marshmello and Bastille every earn a brand new career-best rank within the Hot 100 at No. 2, as "Happier" completes the longest journey to the highest two (25 weeks) in over 5 years, since OneRepublic's "Counting Stars" additionally reached No. 2 in its 25th body (Jan. 18, 2014).

"Happier" concurrently leads Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for a 21st week (whereas "Alone" re-enters at No. 2, besting its prior No. 9 peak; on the Hot 100, "Alone" returns at No. 29, additionally a brand new excessive, after changing into Marshmello's first Hot 100 entry in November 2016 and reaching No. 60 the next January).

Rounding out the Hot 100's prime 5 are three former No. 1s: Halsey's "Without Me" dips 2-Three; Post Malone and Swae Lee's "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)" drops Three-Four, because it tops the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts for a sixth week every; and Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode" is stationary at No. 5, whereas displaying across-the-board features after Scott carried out the tune as a part of the Super Bowl LIII halftime present efficiency Feb. Three, headlined by Maroon 5 (see beneath). "Sicko" holds at No. 5 on Streaming Songs (41.7 million, up 5 p.c) and No. Eight on Radio Songs (63 million, up lower than 1 p.c) and elevates 13-Eight on Digital Song Sales (17,000, up 63 p.c).

Panic! on the Disco's "High Hopes" rebounds 7-6 on the Hot 100 after reaching No. Four. The monitor paces Hot Rock Songs for a 15th week and Radio Songs for a 12th (115.1 million, down 2 p.c).

Grande's "Next" backtracks 6-7 on the Hot 100; J. Cole's "Middle Child" tumbles from its No. Four peak to No. Eight; and Post Malone's "Wow." retains at No. 9 after reaching No. Eight.

Helped by the band's Super Bowl LIII halftime present efficiency Feb. Three, Maroon 5 holds at No. 10 on the Hot 100 with its former seven-week No. 1 "Girls Like You," that includes Cardi B, because the tune ties a long life report: "Girls" logs a 33rd week within the prime 10, matching the longest prime 10 run within the chart's 60-year historical past:

Most weeks in Hot 100's prime 10
33, "Girls Like You," Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, 2018-19
33, "Shape of You," Ed Sheeran, 2017
32, "Closer," The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, 2016-17
32, "How Do I Live," LeAnn Rimes, 1997-98
31, "Uptown Funk!," Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, 2014-15
30, "Smooth," Santana feat, Rob Thomas, 1999-2000

"Girls" expenses 22-6 on Digital Song Sales (19,000, up 123 p.c, claiming prime Sales Gainer honors on the Hot 100) and pushes 24-21 on Streaming Songs (20.5 million, up 13 p.c), whereas conserving at No. 6 on Radio Songs (77.Eight million, down 2 p.c), which it led for 16 weeks.

Just past the Hot 100's prime 10, 4 songs enter the highest 20 for the primary time: 21 Savage's "A Lot" leaps 26-12; alt-pop singer-songwriter Billie Eilish earns a brand new personal-best rank as "Bury a Friend," from her debut LP, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (due March 29), flies 74-14 after its first full week of monitoring; Khalid's "Better" rises 23-18, because it leads Hot R&B Songs for a fifth week; and rap newcomer Blueface climbs 28-20 together with his debut hit "Thotiana").

Find out extra Hot 100 information on this week, and, for all chart information, you possibly can hear (and subscribe) to Billboard's Chart Beat Podcast and Pop Shop Podcast and comply with @billboard and @billboardcharts. And once more, you should definitely go to tomorrow (Feb. 12), when all charts, together with the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh. The subsequent difficulty of Billboard journal is on sale Friday (Feb. 15).

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