Rae Sremmurd & Gucci Mane’s “Black Beatles” Tops Sixth Straight Billboard Hot 100

Rae Sremmurd [Look Alive | Interscope Records]

Rae Sremmurd’s smash “Black Beatles (featuring Gucci Mane)” extends its reign as the hottest song in America.

Thanks to another week of strong streaming, radio and sales activity, “Black Beatles” tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth consecutive week.

Its reign continues as we reach the end of a year that has been filled with multi-week Hot 100 reigns. Of the eleven songs that spent time at #1 in 2016, only two (“PILLOWTALK” and “Can’t Stop A Feeling”) ruled for a single week.

This week’s biggest debuts include “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” at #6 and “Deja Vu” at #7. The full Top 10 of this week’s Billboard Hot 100 follows:

10) Maroon 5 – Don’t Wanna Know ft. Kendrick Lamar (-3)
9) DJ Snake – Let Me Love You ft. Justin Bieber (-1)
8) Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall – JuJu On That Beat (-2)
7) J. Cole – Deja Vu (debut)
6) ZAYN & Taylor Swift – I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (debut)
5) Ariana Grande – Side To Side ft. Nicki Minaj (=)
4) Bruno Mars – 24K Magic (=)
3) The Chainsmokers – Closer ft. Halsey (=)
2) The Weeknd – Starboy ft. Daft Punk (=)
1) Rae Sremmurd – Black Beatles ft. Gucci Mane (=)

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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