Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” Goes Top 20 on Hot 100; Posts 95K Weekly Sales

Thanks to its high-profile MTV Video Music Awards exposure and growing airplay, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” soars to a new peak on the Hot 100.

Up seventy-six places, “Downtown” reaches #18 on this week’s edition of the all-encompassing chart.

It concurrently reaches #4 on Digital Songs (95,000 weekly US sales), #30 on Streaming Songs (5.7 million US streams), and #44 on Radio Songs (29 million US radio impressions).

“Downtown” is Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ fifth Top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.

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