Hot 100: Ed Sheeran, Kid Ink, Eminem, Pitbull & Chris Brown Enter Top 50

Ed Sheeran [NBC]

Four songs enter the upper half of this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

The highest charting of the four is Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph.” The latest “x” single rides a ten place gain to #42 on the chart. It also appears at #32 on the Digital Songs subchart and #44 on the Radio Songs subchart. Both are new peaks.

Also new the Top 50 is Kid Ink’s “Be Real (featuring DeJ Loaf).” Up six places, the song claims a new peak of #45 on the all-encompassing Hot 100 listing. It correspondingly sits at #33 on Streaming Songs.

Eminem’s “Phenomenal,” which is the week’s “Hot Shot Debut,” enters the Top 50 at #47. It concurrently debuts at #12 on Digital Songs.

Pitbull’s “Fun (featuring Chris Brown),” the last of the new Top 50 additions, rises three places to #50.

While its gains in streaming and airplay do not yet manifest in positions on the 50-song Streaming Songs and Radio Songs subcharts, “Fun” appears at #34 on Digital Songs.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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