OMI’s “Cheerleader” Reclaims #1 on Hot 100; The Weeknd’s “The Hills” Goes Top 5


While The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” loses its Hot 100 leadership position, the singer-songwriter gets good news in the form of a second Top 5 entry.

His “The Hills” rockets eleven places to #5 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100. The aforementioned “Face” slips to #2.

In its place at #1 is OMI’s “Cheerleader,” which returns to the top after a one-week hiatus. This marks its fifth, non-consecutive week at #1.

In conjunction with its #1 position, “Cheerleader” is #2 on Radio Songs (149 million impressions), #2 on Streaming Songs (16.3 million US streams), and #3 on Digital Songs (119K sales).

Sandwiched between The Weeknd’s #2 “Face” and #5 “Hills” are Silento’s #3 “Watch Me” and Major Lazer’s #4 “Lean On (featuring DJ Snake & MO).”

The balance of the top ten:

6) Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” (+1)
7) Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” (+2)
8) Fetty Wap’s “My Way (featuring Monty)” (+2)
9) Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” (-3)
10) Selena Gomez’ “Good For You (featuring A$AP Rocky)”

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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