Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ Tops Hot 100, Rihanna’s ‘Lift Me Up’ No. 2 – Billboard

Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” Spends Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 Songs A week earlier, he made his summit debut as Swift made history as the first artist to claim the survey’s entire top 10 in a single frame.

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Meanwhile, Rihanna roars onto the Hot 100 at No. 2 with “Lift Me Up.” The song is her 32nd top 10 and first since 2017.

The Hot 100 combines all-genre US streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated November 12, 2022) will be updated on Billboard.com tomorrow (November 8). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.

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On Oct. 28-Nov. In its 3rd week of tracking, “Anti-Hero”, released on Republic Records, has amassed 35.6 million streams (down 40%), 37.6 million radio plays (up 17%) and 17,000 units sold (up 28% , good for top Sales Gainer honors , helped by the availability of its instrumental version on Swift’s webstore on November 3), according to Luminate.

The single posts a second week at the top of the Streaming Songs chart. jumps 9-4 in digital song sales. and sinks 13-14 on Radio Songs. (As mentioned earlier, this week Advertising sign Airplay charts are the first to use data tracked by Mediabase. This week’s Radio Songs chart incorporates data from previous tracker BDS for October 28-30 and from Mediabase for October 31-November 31. 3, with Mediabase data to aid research in the future).

Swift scores four songs in the Hot 100’s latest top 10, with “Anti-Hero” followed by “Lavender Haze” (2-6), “Midnight Rain” (5-7) and “Bejeweled” (6- 9). Every song (all 10 of her top 10s a week earlier) is from her new LP Midnightwhich enters its second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

Rihanna returns to the Hot 100 as “Lift Me Up” debuts at No. 2 with 48.1 million radio audiences, 26.2 million streams and 23,000 units sold in its first week after its Oct. 28 release.

The ballad debuts as Rihanna’s 32nd Hot 100 top 10, the fifth most in the chart’s history.

Most Billboard Hot 100 Top 10s:
59, Drake
40, Taylor Swift
38, Madonna
34, The Beatles
32, Rihanna
30, Michael Jackson
29, Elton John
28, Mariah Carey
28, Stevie Wonder
27, Janet Jackson
26, Justin Bieber
25, Lil Wayne
25, Elvis Presley (with the start of Presley’s career predating the start of the Hot 100)

Rihanna earns her first Hot 100 top 10 since 2017, when DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts,” featuring her and Bryson Tiller, reached No. 2 for seven weeks in July-September. She first reached the top 10 with her debut “Pon De Replay”, which peaked at No. 2 in July 2005. She has 14 No. 1s, the third most behind The Beatles’ 20 and Mariah Carey’s 19.

With “Lift Me Up,” Rihanna combines her career-best entry on the Hot 100 with her best entry as a lead artist since Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie,” on which she appeared on her debut at No. 2 in July 2010 (and went on to reign for seven weeks).

“Lift Me Up” reaches No. 2 on Streaming Songs, No. 3 on Digital Song Sales and No. 6 on Radio Songs. Notably, the song marks just the fourth top 10 radio debut since the chart became an all-genre chart in December 1998, following Adele’s “Easy on Me” (No. 4, 2021). Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” (No. 6, 2011); and Janet Jackson’s “All for You” (No. 9, 2001).

Rihanna adds her 36th top 10 on digital song sales, record 30th on Radio Songs (ahead of runner-up Drake with 24) and 15th on Streaming Songs. (Helping to jump-start sales of the song, the original and instrumental versions became available on Rihanna’s webstore on November 2nd, while the original and instrumental versions with two alternate arrangements arrived on November 3rd.)

The single also opens at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot R&B Songs charts, which use the same methodology as the Hot 100. Rihanna adds her eighth leader to the former chart (which dates back to her first , “Take a Bow,” in 2008) and her sixth at the latter (which began in 2012). She last topped both tallies with “Wild Thoughts” in 2017.

“Lift Me Up” is from the soundtrack released on November 4 by Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverwhich hits theaters this Friday (November 11).

Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” rebounds 11-3 on the Hot 100, two weeks after peaking at No. 1, with 40.8 million airplay audiences (up 53%, as it earns the Hot 100’s top Airplay Gainer ), 25.1 million streams (up 3%) and 12,000 sales (up 3%).

Former Hot 100 leader Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habits” jumps 12-4. The track concurrently topped the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs and Hot Alternative Songs polymetric charts for 11 weeks each.

Harry Styles’ “As It Was” climbs 16-5 on the Hot 100, after 15 weeks at No. 1 – the fourth-longest reign in the chart’s history. Claiming its 30th week in the top 10, it becomes just the third song to reach the milestone and dominates Radio Songs for a 12th frame (60.2 million, up 2%).

Elsewhere in the Hot 100’s top 10, Post Malone’s “I Like You (A Happier Song)” featuring Doja Cat climbs 17-8 after peaking at No. 3, and Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl” charges 22-10, then opened atop the chart on August 27, as it tops the Hot Rap Songs multimetric chart for an 11th week.

Again, for all the new charts, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram, and all charts (as of November 12), including the Hot 100 as a whole, will be refreshed on Billboard.com tomorrow (November 8) .

Luminate, the independent data provider at Advertising sign charts, completes a thorough review of all data submissions used to compile the weekly chart rankings. Luminate reviews and data authentication. In cooperation with Advertising signdata considered suspicious or unverifiable are removed, using established criteria, before final chart calculations are made and published.


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