Two songs fought for the highest spot on the Sizzling 100 this week, however when all of the gross sales and streams had been counted, there was a transparent winner. BTS’s new single “Permission to Dance” beats each different title to the summit, turning into the band’s fifth chief and their fourth No. 1 debut. As they rule as soon as once more, one of many largest pop stars on the planet settles for third place with a brand new collaboration, and by showing on the rating in any respect, he hits a really particular milestone.
Justin Bieber and relative newcomer The Child Laroi debut their new collaborative single “Keep” at No. 3 on this week’s Sizzling 100, and whereas the 2 had been in all probability hoping the tune would go all the best way to No. 1 (which it nonetheless may because it continues to be promoted), each artists gather one other vital win with the discharge.
“Keep” is Bieber’s one hundredth Sizzling 100 placement, and he joins an unique membership of a number of the most profitable musicians of all time with a success rely that now contains three digits. Artists like Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Future and Kanye West have additionally despatched at the least 100 songs to the weekly rating for at the least one body. Drake leads the cost amongst all acts, as he has now accrued 235 appearances on the roster.
Amazingly, Bieber earns his one hundredth Sizzling 100 hit on the Sizzling 100 after solely a dozen years within the enterprise. On the age of simply 15, the rising expertise reached the listing for the primary time along with his debut single “One Time.” The tune would ultimately rise all the best way to No. 17, and it helped make the singer the subsequent main heartthrob within the pop scene. Billboard notes that Bieber is the youngest musician to rack up 100 placements on the Sizzling 100, as he’s solely 27.
Since “One Time,” Bieber has collected a mean of a little bit greater than eight Sizzling 100 wins per 12 months, although his appearances aren’t really unfold out evenly like that. There have been occasions when he was pretty quiet, whereas different intervals have seen him accrue an unbelievable variety of hits, particularly since streaming took over and started largely powering the charts. In 2021 alone, Bieber has upped his profession complete by 17 smashes, with most showing on his most up-to-date album Justice.
Included in his 100 Sizzling 100 hits are 24 high 10s and 7 No. 1s. He has scored 4 chart-topping debuts, the second-most amongst all acts (he’s tied with Drake and BTS for that honor), one of many best accumulation of weeks inside the highest 10 and he has even changed himself at No. 1 greater than as soon as.
Bieber’s 100 Sizzling 100 smashes come to him because of a wholesome mixture of his personal output and lots of collaborations with dozens of acts. He has up to now dropped six correct albums, a number of remix units and compilations and a handful of EPs. On the Billboard 200, Billboard’s Sizzling 100 counterpart for albums, Bieber has now despatched eight tasks to the summit, with three different efforts discovering area someplace on the tally in some unspecified time in the future.
Nonetheless on the high of his sport by way of musical output and recognition, Bieber is actually not executed sending songs to the Sizzling 100, and likelihood is he’ll gather many extra hits. Actually, on the price he’s teaming up with others and creating tunes on his personal, he’ll probably see that 100 quantity enhance earlier than 2021 ends.