Hot 100: Nick Jonas, Macklemore, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Others Debut This Week

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In starting at #43, Carrie Underwood’s “Smoke Break” ranks as the week’s highest-charting debut entry on the Billboard Hot 100.

It is not, however, the only addition to the chart.

— Based on opening week activity, Nick Jonas’ new “Levels” also arrives on the all-encompassing listing. It grabs #87.

In conjunction with its #87 Hot 100 position, “Levels” also grabs #47 on the Digital Songs subchart.

— Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” also joins this week’s Hot 100. Despite emerging on the final day of the sales and streaming tracking weeks, it still manages to grab #94 on the chart.

— Chris Brown’s “Liquor” debuts at #96.

— Trey Songz’ “About You” launches at #98.

— Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness’ “Cecilia and the Satellite” opens at #99.

— Kip Moore’s “I’m To Blame” starts at #100.

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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