After a record-breaking 19 weeks, it’s the end of the road for Lil Nas X‘s reign atop of the Billboard Hot 100.
Fellow newcomer Billie Eilish has unseated ‘Old Town Road’ from its lengthy spell at #1 with her smash hit ‘Bad Guy.’
Having spent 9-weeks in the runner up spot, this week sees Eilish climb from #2 to #1 – her first time in pole position on the coveted count.
So how did she do it?
During this tracking week, ‘Guy’ racked up 39.1 million US streams, digital downloads of 20,000, and commanded a colossal 93 million audience impressions at radio.
Its success make-up is interesting in that it differs greatly from ‘Old Town Road,’ which wasn’t as much of a radio or sales winner (comparatively) but was more so fuelled by mind-blowing streams.
In any case, Eilish has done what so many this year have tried to – she’s snatched pole position.
‘Bad Guy’ is lifted from the 17-year-old’s debut album ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ which topped the Billboard 200 upon its release in
Time will tell how long it manages to reign, especially with Camila Cabello and Sean Mendes’ ‘Señorita’ hot on its heels – having risen #3-#2 this week.
In the here and now, though, congrats.