Drake’s “Back to Back,” “Hotline Bling,” “Charged Up” Arrive on Hot 100

Four of this week’s new Billboard Hot 100 entries involve Drake.

“Back to Back,” the highest-charting of the group, enters the chart at #21. It trails One Direction’s #3 “Drag Me Down” as the week’s second-biggest debut.

“Back to Back” concurrently grabs #4 on Digital Songs and #32 on Streaming Songs.

Drake also reaches the Hot 100 with “Hotline Bling.” The song, which earns #30 on Digital Songs, is positioned at #66 on the all-encompassing Hot 100.

The hip-hop artist’s “Charged Up” charges in at #78. It ranks as the week’s #22 Digital Song.

He, meanwhile, appears as a featured artist on Game’s new entry “100.” That song starts at #90 on the Hot 100.

— Drake is also Bubbling Under the Hot 100 — at #4 — with “Right Hand.”

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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