Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” Dethrones Adele’s “Hello” on Streaming Songs

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While Adele’s “Hello” remains the leader on the overall Hot 100, Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” has dethroned the song on one of the component charts.

With a weekly US streaming total of 23.7 million, “Sorry” rises one place to #1 on the Streaming Songs subchart. In doing so, it becomes Bieber’s first #1 on the listing.

“Hello,” which has ruled Streaming Songs since its release, slips to #2 with 21.6 million weekly US streams.

Despite slipping to #2 on Streaming Songs (and holding at #2 on Digital Songs with 153,000 weekly US sales), “Hello” remains #1 on the overall Hot 100. It also leads the weekly Radio Songs listing (170 million weekly impressions).

“Sorry,” which is #2 on the Hot 100, is also #2 on Radio Songs (142 million weekly impressions) and #3 on Digital Songs (104,000).

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.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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