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Harry Styles’ ‘As It Was’ Tops Hot 100 for 15th Week – Longest Reign Ever for a British Act

Harry Styles‘ “As It Was” logs a 15 th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 tunes chart. Just 3 tunes have actually led longer over the study’s 64- year history, while “As It Was” declares outright the longest reign for a tune by a British artist, in addition to by a show no accompanying artists.

Styles likewise sports the unusual accomplishment of holding the No. 1 area on the Hot 100 while starring in the leading film at package workplace, as Don’t Worry Darling premiered as the weekend’s leading movie locally.

Meanwhile, Luke Combs includes his 2nd Hot 100 top 10, as the nation star’s “The Kind of Love We Make” leaps from No. 14 to No. 8.

The Hot 100 mixes all-genre U.S. streaming (authorities audio and main video), radio airplay and sales information. All charts (dated Oct. 1, 2022) will upgrade on Billboard.com tomorrow (Sept. 27). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.

“As It Was,” launched on Erskine/Columbia Records, tallied 66 million radio airplay audience impressions (down 2%), 13.5 million streams (down 6%) and 3,000 downloads offered (up 13%) in the Sept. 16-22 tracking week, according to Luminate.

The single ratings a seventh week atop the Radio Songs chart; dips 6-9 on Streaming Songs, after 2 weeks on the top beginning in its launching week in April; and rebounds 24-15 on Digital Song Sales, following a week in the lead in May.

Fourth-Longest No. 1 Hot 100 Run, Longest for a Song With No Accompanying Acts

“As It Was” now exclusively boasts the fourth-longest reign in the Hot 100’s history, dating to the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, beginning. It has actually attained the longest command considering that Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” including Billy Ray Cyrus (likewise on Columbia), ruled for a record 19 weeks in 2019.

Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100:

  • 19, “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X task. Billy Ray Cyrus, starting April 13, 2019
  • 16, “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee accomplishment. Justin Bieber, May 27, 2017
  • 16, “One Sweet Day,” Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men, Dec. 2, 1995
  • 15(to date), “As It Was,” Harry Styles, April 16, 2022
  • 14, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson accomplishment. Bruno Mars, Jan. 17, 2015
  • 14, “I Got ta Feeling,” The Black Eyed Peas, July 11, 2009
  • 14, “We Belong Together,” Mariah Carey, June 4, 2005
  • 14, “Candle in the Wind 1997 ″/” Something About the Way You Look Tonight,” Elton John, Oct. 11, 1997
  • 14, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix),” Los Del Rio, Aug. 3, 1996
  • 14, “I’ll Make Love to You,” Boyz II Men, Aug. 27, 1994
  • 14, “I Will Always Love You,” Whitney Houston, Nov. 28, 1992

Further, “As It Was” breaks out of a tie for the longest Hot 100 dominance amongst songs by artists without any accompanying acts, as it passes the 14- week leaders above by The Black Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Los Del Rio, Boyz II Men and Whitney Houston.

Longest Hot 100 Reign for a Song by a British Artist

With Styles from Redditch, Worcestershire, England, “As It Was” exceeds Ronson and John’s hits noted above for the longest Hot 100 guideline ever by a British artist.

(In the rundown listed below, signifies British artists on tunes with numerous acts.)

Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 by British Artists:

  • 15(to date), “As It Was,” Harry Styles, starting April 16, 2022
  • 14, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson accomplishment. Bruno Mars, Jan. 17, 2015
  • 14, “Candle in the Wind 1997 ″/” Something About the Way You Look Tonight,” Elton John, Oct. 11, 1997
  • 12, “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, Jan. 28, 2017
  • 10, “Easy on Me,” Adele, Oct. 30, 2021
  • 10, “One Dance,” Drake task. WizKid & Kyla *, April 23, 2016
  • 10, “Hello,” Adele, Nov. 14, 2015
  • 10, “We Found Love,” Rihanna accomplishment. Calvin Harris *, Nov. 12, 2011
  • 10, “Physical,” Olivia Newton-John, Nov. 21, 1981
  • 9, “Hey Jude,” The Beatles, Sept. 28, 1968

Most Weeks Ever in Hot 100’s Top Two & Top Three

“As It Was” extends its record for the most weeks invested in the Hot 100’s leading 2 positions, having actually logged 24 weeks, of its 25 overall weeks on the chart, in the leading 2, from its April 16 launching at No. 1 through the latest, Oct. 1-dated study.

The tune likewise extends its mark for the most weeks, 25, tallied in the Hot 100’s leading 3 in the chart’s history.

“As It Was” is in addition the very first tune ever to invest its very first 25 weeks on the Hot 100 all in the leading 3.

No. 1 on Hot 100 for 15 Weeks Over 25 Weeks

“As It Was” has actually now topped the Hot 100 for 15 weeks over a period of 25 weeks, from its launching through the existing chart. (In its other 10 weeks on the list, it ranked at No. 2 for 9 weeks and No. 3 for one frame.) The tune extends the longest period of a title leading the list in a single release cycle. (Overall, Mariah Carey’s 1994 carol “All I Want for Christmas Is You” holds the record for the longest stretch from a tune’s very first to its newest week at No. 1: 2 years and 3 weeks [Dec. 21, 2019- Jan. 8, 2022].

On the Radio Songs chart, “As It Was” has actually led for 7 weeks over a period of 20 weeks, the second-longest period of a tune ranking at No. 1. The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” ruled for 26 weeks over a stretch of 28 weeks (2020).

Styles No. 1 in Music & Movies

Meanwhile, Styles can commemorate having the leading tune and starring in the leading film in the U.S. While “As It Was” holds atop the Hot 100, Don’t Worry Darling premiered with a weekend-winning $192 million locally in theaters. The movie stars– in addition to Styles and others– Chris Pine, Florence Pugh and Olivia Wilde, the latter of whom likewise directed and co-produced it.

Such a double supremacy is unusual, with Styles following such significant examples as Prince, whose five-week Hot 100 reign in 1984 with “When Doves Cry” accompanied the guideline in theaters of Purple Rain, and Eminem, whose “Lose Yourself” managed the Hot 100 for 12 weeks in 2002-03, lining up with his box office-topping acting launching in moms and dad movie 8 Mile

(Going back to Back to the Future, Huey Lewis made a humorous cameo in the 1985 smash hit, which ruled as the leading film as his and The News’ “The Power of Love” [ not Marty McFly’s variation …] led the Hot 100.)

Steve Lacy’s very first Hot 100 top 10 “Bad Habit” invests a 4th week at its No. 2 high, with 37.8 million in airplay audience (up 10%), 19.6 million streams (basically even week-over-week) and 2,000 offered (up 39%). The track rebounds from No. 2 for a 5th week at No. 1 on Streaming Songs; ends up being Lacy’s very first Radio Songs leading 10, rising 13 -8; and debuts at No. 37 on Digital Song Sales.

“Bad Habit” leads the multi-metric Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs and Hot Alternative Songs charts for a 5th week each and the Hot R&B/ Hip-Hop Songs and Hot R&B Songs charts for a 4th frame each, having actually ended up being the very first tune to rule all 5 rankings(dating to October 2012, when Billboard‘s primary genre-based tune charts embraced the Hot 100’s approach).

Post Malone’s “I Like You (A Happier Song),” including Doja Cat, increases 5-3 for a brand-new Hot 100 finest; Nicky Youre and Dazy’s “Sunroof” holds at its No. 4 high; and Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl” drops 3-5, after it skyrocketed in at No. 1 on the Aug. 27 chart, as it tops the multi-metric Hot Rap Songs chart for a 6th week.

Morgan Wallen’s “You Proof” keeps at its No. 6 Hot 100 highpoint, while leading the multi-metric Hot Country Songs chart for a 6th week, and OneRepublic’s “I Ain’t Worried” rises 8-7 for a brand-new leading rank.

Luke Combs notches his 2nd Hot 100 top 10, as “The Kind of Love We Make” bounds 14 -8 with 32.7 million in airplay audience (up 5%), 13.9 million streams (up 13%) and 3,000 offered (up 8%).

Combs formerly struck the Hot 100’s top 10 with “Forever After All,” which debuted at its No. 2 peak in November 2020 (the greatest entryway ever for a core nation male musician).

Two Country Hits in Hot 100’s Top 10

Thanks to Wallen’s “You Proof” and Combs’ “The Kind of Love We Make,” 2 leading 10 Hot Country Songs strikes location in the Hot 100’s top 10 together. The tracks rank at No. 1 (for a 6th week, as kept in mind above) and No. 2 on Hot Country Songs (after 4 weeks on top), respectively.

The tunes integrate for the 4th such double-up in simply over 2 years– after none had actually taken place in over 20 years, given that May 13, 2000, when Faith Hill’s “Breathe” and Lonestar’s “Amazed” ranked at Nos. 3 and 10 on the Hot 100, respectively.

Here’s a wrap-up of the 5 latest circumstances of Hot Country Songs top 10 s sharing area in the Hot 100’s top 10, with Wallen, Combs and Gabby Barrett factoring into 2 each:

  • Oct. 1, 2022: “You Proof,” Morgan Wallen (No. 6 on the Hot 100), “The Kind of Love We Make,” Luke Combs (No. 8)
  • Nov. 27, 2021: “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version),” Taylor Swift (No. 1), “Fancy Like,” Walker Hayes (No. 10)
  • Nov. 7, 2020: “Forever After All,” Combs (No. 2), “I Hope,” Gabby Barrett accomplishment. Charlie Puth (No. 6)
  • Aug. 29, 2020: “7 Summers,” Wallen (No. 6), “I Hope” (No. 10)
  • May 13, 2000: “Breathe,” Faith Hill (No. 3), “Amazed,” Lonestar (No. 10)

Notably, unlike the 4 newest team-ups till today, both “Proof” and “Kind” appear in the Hot 100’s top 10 without the help of pop/adult radio promo. “All Too Well,” “Fancy Like” and “I Hope,” in addition to “Breathe” and “Amazed,” all drew multi-format airplay assistance. Wallen and Combs’ most current hits are both scaling the tier mostly thanks to their streaming and nation radio strength, as they rank at Nos. 5 and 7, respectively, on Streaming Songs and Nos. 3 and 2, respectively, on the Country Airplay chart.

Rounding out the Hot 100’s top 10, Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” comes down 7-9, after 2 weeks at No. 1 start in late July, and Future’s “Wait for U,” including Drake and Tems, repeats at No. 10, following a week on top in its launching frame in May.

Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated Oct. 1), consisting of the Hot 100 in its totality, will revitalize on Billboard.com tomorrow (Sept. 27).

Luminate, the independent information supplier to the Billboard charts,

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