Future, Drake & Tems’ ‘Await U’ debuts at No. 1 on Scorching 100 – Billboard

Future“Wait For U” by Duck and Timeclimbs to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 tune chart. The monitor debuts as Future’s second Scorching 100 chief – and its first in a lead position. That is Drake’s tenth No. 1 and Tems’ first.

“Wait For U” is taken from Future’s new album I by no means liked youwho spear at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The monitor joins three others from the set that debuted within the prime 10 of the Scorching 100: “Puffin on Zootiez”, at No. 4, and “712PM”, at No. 8, and “I am Dat N * ** a,” at No. 10.

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The Scorching 100 mixes all US streaming genres (official audio and video), radio airplay and gross sales knowledge. All charts (dated Could 14, 2022) will likely be up to date on Billboard.com tomorrow (Could 10). For all charting information, you’ll be able to observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.

“count on” was published on Future’s album I by no means liked you on April 29, through Freebandz/Epic Data, whereas its official video premiere on may 5. The monitor arrives because the 1,137th No. 1 within the Scorching 100’s 63-year historical past, and the 61st to enter the lead.

Broadcasts, distribution and gross sales: “Wait For U” bows with 40.2 million streams, 7.9 million radio viewers impressions and 6,400 downloads bought in monitoring week of April 29 to Could 5, in keeping with Luminate .

The monitor opens at No. 1 on Streaming Songs, the place it was the second chief of Future, after his personal, and that of Younger Thug, featured on Drake’s “Approach 2 Attractive”, who reigned for every week after his debut (September 18, 2021). “Wait For U” is Drake’s twelfth #1 streaming tune and Tems’ first. On Digital Song Salesthe lower debuts at No. 7.

Future’s 2nd Scorching 100 No. 1: Future claims his first Scorching 100 No. 1 because the lead artist and second total, after, once more, his and Younger Thug’s starring roles in Drake’s “Approach 2 Attractive,” which open at the top September 18, 2021, graphic.

Drake’s tenth Scorching 100 No. 1: Drake collects his tenth Scorching 100 No. 1 milestone, and first since “Approach 2 Attractive.” He first directed as a star on “What’s My Title?”

Drake turns into the tenth act in Scorching 100 historical past with at the least 10 No. 1s (an elite membership that final inducted Rihanna, because of its tenth chief, of 14 thus far, “S&M”, with Britney Spears, on the chart dated April 30, 2011). Within the males’s solo, Drake joins solely Michael Jackson and Stevie Marvel for the feat.

Most Billboard Scorching 100 No. 1
20, the Beatles
19 years outdated Mariah Carey
14 years outdated, Rihanna
13, Michael Jackson
12, Madonna
12, The Supremes
11, Whitney Houston
10, Janet Jackson
10, Stevie Marvel

“Wait For U” can be the fifty fifth prime 10 on Drake’s Scorching 100, the 146th prime 40 hit and the 261st entry total, file sums in all three classes.

In the meantime, Drake solely claims the file for probably the most No. 1 debuts on the Scorching 100, as “Await U” is his sixth. It surpasses BTS and Ariana Grande, every with 5.

1st Scorching 100 n°1 of Tems: Tems has her first Scorching 100 chief and her second prime 10, after Wizkid’s “Essence,” which she and Justin Bieber are featured on, peaked at No. 9 in October. Time (as Wizkid, from Lagos, Nigeria) additionally reached the Scorching 100 as featured on Drake’s “Fountains” (Peak #26, September).

Future debut on the prime of the Billboard 200 and Scorching 100: The long run I by no means liked you exploded to the highest of the Billboard 200, with 222,000 equal album models earned, turning into its eighth chief, together with the Scorching 100 debut of “Await U”. He makes the seventh of those double debuts; Taylor Swift first achieved the feat in August 2020 and, with three of these departures, is the one artist to have gained this honor a number of occasions.

Concurrent artist debuts atop Billboard 200 and Scorching 100
Future: I by no means liked you & “Wait”, feat. Drake & Occasions, Could 14, 2022
Taylor Swift: Purple (Taylor’s model) & “All too good (Taylor’s model)”, November 27, 2021
Duck: Licensed lover & “Approach 2 Attractive”, feat. Future and Younger Thug, September 18, 2021
Justin Biber: Justice & “Peaches”, feat. Daniel César & Giveon, April 3, 2021
Taylor Swift: Nonetheless & “Willow”, December 26, 2020
BTS: BE & “Life goes on”, December 5, 2020
Taylor Swift: folklore & “Cardigan”, August 8, 2020

Three different future prime 10s: Underneath “Await U”, Future releases three extra tracks from I by no means liked you within the Scorching 100 prime 10: “Puffin on Zootiez”, at No. 4, “712PM”, at No. 8 and “I am Dat N *** a”, at No. 10. 2, 5 and 6 on Streaming Songs with 26.3 million, 22.1 million, and 20 million streams, respectively.

Future information the sixth week through which an act has posted at the least 4 concurrent Scorching 100 prime 10 debuts, and the primary since Drake took off with a file 9 prime 10 entries (September 18, 2021). Previous to that, J. Cole (Could 29, 2021), Juice WRLD (July 25, 2020), Lil Wayne (October 13, 2018), and Drake (July 14, 2018) every concurrently launched 4 songs into the highest 10.

Future brings his profession whole to 9 Scorching 100 High 10s, in addition to 149 total chart entries, whereas the 16 tracks on the usual version of I by no means liked you enter the checklist. He ranks fifth in Scorching 100 appearances within the chart’s archives, after Drake (262), Pleasure Solid (207), Lil Wayne (180) and Taylor Swift (166). Ye, with 138, now ranks sixth.

(Additionally among the many Scorching 100 debut of I by no means liked you“I am on One”, that includes Drake, begins at #11 and “Preserve It Burnin”, that includes Ye, begins at #15.)

Win ‘Wait’: After a little bit of a wait, Future, Drake and Tems convey the third tune with “wait” in its title to No. 1 on the Scorching 100. “Await U” follows Richard Marx’s “Proper Right here Ready” (for 3 weeks in August 1989), and “I Knew You Have been Ready (For Me)”, by Aretha Franklin and George Michael (two weeks, April 1987).

(Honourable Point out, Do not Miss: John Waite fronted “Lacking You” for every week in 1984.)

No. 1 R&B/hip-hop, rap: “Await U” additionally premiered on the prime of the Popular R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and hot rap songs charts, which use the identical multi-metric methodology because the Scorching 100. Future earns its second No. 1 on every chart, after “Approach 2 Attractive”; Drake marks his twenty fourth file chief on every checklist; and Tems scores its first No. 1 on every chart.

Harry Kinds’ “As It Was” dips to No. 2 on the Scorching 100, after three weeks at No. 1, with 60 million stream viewership (up 14%), 25.7 million streams (down by 9%) and 16,300 bought (up 78%, good for prime Gross sales Gainer honors). The monitor reached No. 1 in digital tune gross sales – turning into Kinds’ third main single, after “Signal of the Occasions” and “Watermelon Sugar” (for one week every in April 2017 and August 2020, respectively) – helped by the Could 4 launch of a obtain choice with alternate paintings.

Jack Harlow’s ‘First Class’ drops 2-3 on the Scorching 100, three weeks after debuting at No. 1. It wins the Scorching 100’s Airplay Gainer award, because it flies 23-10 in its second week solely on Radio Songs (37 million, up 41%), because it completes the quickest climb to the highest 10 within the chart this 12 months.

Notably, 20 weeks into 2022, sparked by Future’s 4 arrivals becoming a member of hits from Kinds and Harlow, the Scorching 100 welcomes six prime 10 songs that have been release in 2022marking the primary week that greater than half of the highest 10 consists of songs launched this 12 months.

Glass Animals’ ‘Warmth Waves’ drops 3-5 on the Scorching 100, after 5 weeks at No. 1, because it leads the multi-metric Hot rock and alternative songs and Hot Alternative Songs charts for a thirty third week every, and Latto’s “Large Vitality” drops 4-6 on the Scorching 100, after hitting No. 3.

Think about Dragons and JID’s “Enemy” returns to No. 7 on its No. 5 Scorching 100 peak because it leads Radio Songs for a second week (65.9 million, down 1%).

Elsewhere within the Scorching 100 prime 10, “Keep” by The Child LAROI and Justin Bieber slips 6-9, after seven weeks at No. 1.

Once more, for all chart information, you’ll be able to observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated Could 14), together with the whole Scorching 100, will likely be up to date on Billboard.com tomorrow (Could 10).

Luminate, the unbiased knowledge supplier of the Billboard charts, performs a complete and thorough overview of all knowledge submissions used to compile the charts weekly rankings. Luminate opinions and authenticates knowledge, eradicating suspicious or unverifiable exercise utilizing established standards earlier than closing chart calculations are made and revealed. In partnership with Billboardknowledge deemed suspicious and unverifiable is disqualified earlier than closing calculations.

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