Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” Reaches #1 On Billboard Hot 100

“HUMBLE.” dethrones “Shape Of You” on the Billboard Hot 100.

Kendrick Lamar in Humble | TDE / Interscope

Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” is the #1 album in America.

His single “HUMBLE.,” meanwhile, is the #1 song in America.

Up two places, the song takes #1 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart. It dethrones Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You,” which has spent eleven straight (and twelve of the past fourteen) weeks in the #1 position.

The Hot 100 ranks songs based on combined activity from sales, streams and radio airplay, and “HUMBLE.” is faring well in all regards.

It has been a particularly powerful force on the streaming front.

The full Top 10 of this week’s Hot 100 follows:
1) Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE. (+2)
2) Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You (-1)
3) Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like (-1)
4) Kendrick Lamar – DNA. (new)
5) Future – Mask Off (+2)
6) KYLE – iSpy ft. Lil Yachty (=)
7) Zedd & Alessia Cara – Stay (+7)
8) The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This (-3)
9) Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – Despacito ft. Justin Bieber (+39)
10) Lil Uzi Vert – XO TOUR Llif3 (-2)

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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