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13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Halsey Hits No. 1, ‘Baby Shark’ Bows on Hot 100 & More

Plus, chart motion for Post Malone, Maggie Rogers & extra.

As all the time, it was a busy week on Billboard's charts. From a brand new No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 to a massively standard youngsters's music debuting within the tally's high 40 and extra, let's recap probably the most notable motion.

Here are 13 issues to know concerning the charts this week.

1. Halsey scores her first No. 1 on the Hot 100 as a lead artist (and second general), as "Without Me" rises 2-1. Click right here for the recap.

2. "There's an edge to her that she's all the time had, and nonetheless has," Capitol Records government vp of promotion Greg Marella muses of Halsey on an all-new Billboard Chart Beat Podcast with hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson. "She is embraced by a rock viewers, a hip-hop viewers, a pop viewers. She doesn't simply stay in a pop lane. Not each artist can do this." Click right here to pay attention.

Three. On the primary Pop Shop Podcast of 2019, hosts Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson talk about how Ariana Grande marks a brand new sort of pop headliner for this 12 months's Coachella competition. Click right here to pay attention.

four. Viral earworm "Baby Shark," as recorded by South Korean instructional model Pinkfong, debuts at No. 32 on the Hot 100, marking the most recent advance for the worldwide phenomenon. Click right here for the story.

5. Also new to the Hot 100's high 40 for the primary timeL Lauren Daigle continues her historic crossover with "You Say." Click right here for the evaluation.

6. 21 Savage logs his second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 along with his album I Am > I WasClick right here for the Billboard 200 rundown.

7. Atop the Billboard Artist 100, Post Malone returns to No. 1 for a 3rd whole week on high and for the primary time since May, as his "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)," with Swae Lee, ascends to No. Three on the Hot 100. Click right here for the Artist 100 recap.

eight. Speaking of "Sunflower," the monitor additionally takes over at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts. Click right here to get a (Spidey) sense of how the music is surging.

9. Ahead of her debut solo LP, Heard It in a Past Life, due Jan. 18, Maggie Rogers scores her first Billboard No. 1, as "Light On" shines atop the Adult Alternative Songs chart. Click right here for the submit.

10. Tori Kelly and Kirk Franklin's "Never Alone" hits No. 1 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart. Click right here for particulars.

11. Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, which aired Jan. Three-5, spurred a 116 p.c improve within the controversial R&B singer's music catalog, in line with Nielsen Music. Kelly's Wikipedia views additionally gained, whereas radio airplay plummeted. Click right here for extra insights.

12. Thanks to a set of reveals in Puerto Rico, Wisin & Yandel earned career-high touring earnings. Click right here for the story.

13. 75 years in the past this week, Billboard debuted its first nation chart, with three interpretations of "Pistol Packin' Mama" at No. 1, by Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters, Al Dexter and Don Baxter. Click right here to flash again to the inaugural chart.

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