Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ One Week Shy of Tying All-Time Hot 100 Top 10 Record Among Women

Published: Tuesday 10th Aug 2021 by Rashad

Over its 63-year history, only 11 songs can boast spending at least 31 weeks in the Hot 100’s top 10.  Before this week, only one boasted a female lead – Country star Leann Rimes‘ gargantuan 1997 hit, ‘How Do I Live.’

That changed this week, however, after Dua Lipa‘s ‘Levitating’ rose into the ranks.

Already the longest-running Hot 100 top 10 hit by a female act born outside of the United States, ‘Levitating’ – which landed at #3 on this week’s refreshed tally – logged its 31st week in the chart region.  Becoming the second female-led song to spend as much time in the chart’s topmost dectet of positions, ‘Levitating’ ties Rimes’ nearly 25-year old record (among females)

Among all acts, however, ‘Levitating’ has quite a way to go as the all-time record owner – The Weeknd‘s ‘Blinding Lights’lodged 57 weeks in the chart region.

Most weeks in Hot 100’s Top 10 (All-Time)

57, “Blinding Lights,” The Weeknd, No. 1 peak (four weeks), beginning April 4, 2020
39, “Circles,” Post Malone, No. 1 (three weeks), Nov. 30, 2019
33, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee, No. 1 (one week), Jan. 19, 2019
33, “Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, No. 1 (seven weeks), Sept. 29, 2018
33, “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, No. 1 (12 weeks), Jan. 28, 2017
32, “Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott, No. 1 (one week), Dec. 8, 2018
32, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, No. 1 (12 weeks), Sept. 3, 2016
32, “How Do I Live,” LeAnn Rimes, No. 2, Dec. 13, 1997
31, “Levitating,” Dua Lipa feat. DaBaby, No. 2, May 22, 2021
31, “Mood,” 24kGoldn feat. iann dior, No. 1 (eight weeks), Oct. 24, 2020
31, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, No. 1 (14 weeks), Jan. 17, 2015

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Ahead of That Grape Juice‘s weekly chart recap, TGJ Chart Check, look below to see who joins Lipa in this week’s top 10.

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  1. Jay August 10, 2021

    She can thank DaBaby for that!!? Tf 🙄

    • Shayla Queen™ 👑 August 10, 2021

      Then why aren’t any of his own songs as successful? 🤣

  2. marilyn monh-O-E (Da Real DIVA 👠) August 10, 2021

    #JUSTICE FOR Solo version 💅🏿 Da Baby ruined the whole song😡 they need remove him off the track just like how Dua removed flopmani’s weak ass vocal on It ain’t me

    • Shayla Queen™ 👑 August 10, 2021

      THIS 💯 She needs a remix with the Queen and Diva and watch it skyrocket straight to #1 💅🏽💋🤳🏽

      • marilyn monh-O-E (Da Real DIVA 👠) August 10, 2021

        Yesssssssss👠 My Queen 👑 coz we rule the world! Servant trashy bish will never 💅🏿 She’s a PIG inside a human body 🐽

      • Shayla Queen™ 👑 August 10, 2021

        Trashy BISH doesn’t even rule the troth she eats out of and the mud she rolls around in and she has to share it with all the other pigs 💯💋

      • Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 August 10, 2021

        Both of y’all ugly and your baby is mad ugly lmaooooooo

      • Shayla Queen™ 👑 August 10, 2021

        Ew as if

  3. Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 August 10, 2021

    Do it Dua 🤳🏽 Cause somebody got to do it…it damn sure ain’t Camicky 😂 👀💋

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