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Taylor Swift’s “Lover,” Normani’s “Motivation,” Miley Cyrus’ “Slide Away” Debut On Hot 100

The new songs all make this week’s Hot 100.

Three high-profile songs from three popular artists debut on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

“Lover,” the title track from Swift’s new album, starts at #19 on this week’s chart. The critically acclaimed song launched on August 16 as the fourth and final “instant gratification” track from the new album.

Normani’s new “Motivation” also hits the chart, earning #33 on this week’s listing.

Miley Cyrus also scores a new entry in the form of “Slide Away,” which grabs #47 on the listing.

The Hot 100 ranks songs from all genres based on sales, streams and radio activity.

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