Hot 100: Sia, Sam Smith, Drake & Future, Bryson Tiller, Others Debut This Week

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Several songs debut on this week’s edition of the Billboard Hot 100.

Sia’s “Alive” is the highest-charting of the bunch.

The new single arrives at #56 on this week’s edition of the all-encompassing chart. It concurrently takes #12 on the Digital Songs subchart.

Also new to this week’s Hot 100 is Sam Smith’s “Writing’s On The Wall.” While its lesser total activity results in a #71 bow, “Wall” actually had a better inaugural sales week than “Alive.” It starts at #11 on Digital Songs.

Other Hot 100 debuts:

78 – Drake & Future’s “Plastic Bag” (also #36 on Streaming Songs)
82 – Drake & Future’s “Change Locations” (also #45 on Streaming Songs)
84 – Bryson Tiller’s “Don’t
86 – Fetty Wap’s “Jugg (featuring Monty)”
87 – Future’s “Jersey”
96 – Rudimental’s “Lay It All On Me (featuring Ed Sheeran) (also #36 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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