Hot 100: DNA., Mask Off Reach Top 5; Stay, Despacito Reach Top 10

Songs by Kendrick Lamar and Future join the Top 5, while the “Stay” and “Despacito” collaborations join the Top 10.

Kendrick Lamar at the AMA [Photo via ABC]

The biggest story on this week’s Hot 100 involves Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” replacing Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” at #1.

That is not the only major story near the top of this week’s chart.

Two songs make their first Top 5 appearances, while another two enter the Top 10 for the first time.

Kendrick Lamar’s “DNA.,” which is new to the chart, starts at #4 this week. Future’s “Mask Off” meanwhile rises two spots to #5.

Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” and Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” join the Top 10 this week. The former rises seven places to #7, while the latter climbs thirty-nine spots to #9.

Written by Brian Cantor

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