Adele’s “Hello” Leads Hot 100 for 9th Week; Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” Rises

Adele’s “25” is America’s #1 album for a fifth straight week.

Lead single “Hello” is the nation’s #1 song for a ninth consecutive stanza.

Powered by another week of strong sales, streaming, and radio figures, the smash hit extends its reign atop the Billboard Hot 100. It concurrently tops the Digital Songs (174,000 weekly US sales) and Radio Songs (160 million weekly US impressions) subcharts and holds at #2 on Streaming Songs (21.1 million weekly US streams).

Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” holds in the runner-up position on the Hot 100 (and again leads the Streaming Songs subchart), while his “Love Yourself” rises one place to a new peak of #3.

In conjunction with its new peak on the Hot 100, “Love Yourself” takes #2 on Digital Songs (152,000, +64%), #3 on Streaming Songs (16.3 million, +10%), and #19 on Radio Songs (44 million, +26%).

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” (#4, -1) and Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” (#5, =) complete the Top 5.

Also in the Top 10: Selena Gomez’ “Same Old Love” (#6, =), Alessia Cara’s “Here” (#7, +1), Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches” (#8, +1), The Weeknd’s “The Hills” (#9, -2) and Meghan Trainor’s “Like I’m Gonna Lose You (featuring John Legend)” (#10, =).

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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