Hot 100: Kevin Gates’ “2 Phones” Enters Top 20; Troye Sivan’s “YOUTH” Blasts Into Top 25

Kevin Gates [Jimmy Fontaine via Atlantic Records]

The rise continues for Kevin Gates’ “2 Phones,” which officially scores a Top 20 position on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

Up three places, the song takes #18 on this week’s edition of the all-encompassing chart. It concurrently rises to new peaks of #10 on Streaming Songs and #23 on Digital Songs.

New to the Top 25, meanwhile, is Troye Sivan’s “YOUTH.” The song soars thirty five places to a new peak of #23 on the chart.

Fueling the jump was a massive weekly sales increase. Aided by discounted pricing and positioning on the “Hot Tracks” section of the iTunes store, “YOUTH” jumps from #45 to #11 on Digital Songs. It also debuts at #47 on Streaming 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.

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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