Hot 100: Adam Wakefield, Rihanna, Dan + Shay, Hannah Huston, KIIARA, More Score Debuts This Week

A handful of songs — including three recordings from “The Voice” contestants — debut on this week’s edition of the Billboard Hot 100.

“The Voice” runner-up Adam Wakefield claims the week’s highest debut position; his original “Lonesome Broken and Blue” earns #73.

Aided by her performance at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” arrives at #83 on this week’s chart.

Dan + Shay’s “From The Ground Up” starts at #90, while Hannah Huston’s “The Voice” rendition of “Every Breath You Take” enters the Hot 100 at #94.

KIIARA’s breaktrhough single “Gold” takes #96, ahead of Nicky Jam’s #98 “Hasta El Amanecer.” Alisan Porter, who won this season of “The Voice,” is #100 with “Down That Road.”

Written by Brian Cantor

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