The Billboard Hot is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales physical and digital , radio play , and online streaming in the United States. The weekly tracking period for sales was initially Monday to Sunday when Nielsen started tracking sales in , but was changed to Friday to Thursday in July This tracking period also applies to compiling online streaming data. Radio airplay, which, unlike sales figures and streaming, is readily available on a real-time basis, is tracked on a Monday to Sunday cycle previously Wednesday to Tuesday.
Styles is the second member of One Direction to have led the Hot , following Zayn with "Pillowtalk" in Let's run down the top 10 of the newest Hot , which blends all-genre U. All charts dated Aug. The song its original version and an instrumental was also sale-priced to 69 cents at all digital retailers during the tracking week. Styles scores his second Digital Song Sales No. New videos, WatermelonSugarDay: Further enhancing the profile for "Watermelon Sugar" in the tracking week, an official "behind the scenes" video for the song premiered July 31, while a "lost tour visual" clip arrived Aug. Plus, the hashtag WatermelonSugarDay trended Aug. Harry's history: As Styles achieves his first Hot No. In his other top 10 visit as a soloist, "Adore You" reached No. One Direction, two leaders: Styles becomes the second member of One Direction to have led the Hot , following Zayn, whose "Pillowtalk" reigned in its debut week in February
BTS delighted fans earlier this week when they announced their plans to release a new English-language single on Aug. Over the last few years, BTS has become a fixture on the Hot , which ranks songs based on a combination of sales, streams and radio airplay in the United States. BTS has an incredible track record with physical and digital sales, and their new single is all but guaranteed to follow in the footsteps of previous hits. The BTS ARMY has already mobilized on social media to buy the new single en masse, raising tens of thousands of dollars via donation funds to help fans purchase the track. It also boasts their biggest Western pop star feature to date and lyrics that oscillate between Korean and English. The song peaked at No. BTS has historically underperformed on U. Even though music fans in their teens and early twenties are cultural tastemakers, pop radio programmers are often more concerned with retaining their older audience.
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