Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Claims #1 On 8th Straight Hot 100

Plus, DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” hits the Top 3, and Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” rockets to #6.

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee at the Latin Billboards | Telemundo

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” continues its reign as America’s hottest song.

The smash tops an eighth consecutive edition of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Its dominance on the Hot 100 again coincides with dominance on the sales and streaming fronts. “Despacito” also makes gains at radio.

Also on this week’s Hot 100: a second week gain for DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts (featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)” (it rises from #4 to #3) and a leap into the Top 10 for Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” (it jumps five spots to #5).

The Top 10 follows:
10) The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This (-1)
9) Future – Mask Off (-2)
8) Post Malone – Congratulations ft. Quavo (=)
7) Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE. (-1)
6) Imagine Dragons – Believer (+5)
5) Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You (=)
4) Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like (-1)
3) DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller (+1)
2) DJ Khaled – I’m The One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne (=)
1) Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – Despacito ft. Justin Bieber (=)

Written by Brian Cantor

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