Harry Styles’ “As It Was” has spent an impressive 15 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (for now), and this week it steps aside for a brand new champion: Steve Lacy‘Bad habit’. And that’s not the only big action in the Hot 100 top five this week. Sam Smith and Kim Petras“Unholy” debuts at No. 3 (and above Global 200), marking Smith’s highest debut and Petras’ first appearance on the chart ever.
On the new Billboard Pop shop Podcast, Katie & Keith break down the massive chart moves and why these songs are particularly noteworthy. Oh, and we’re taking a page The Gary Trust Story and talks about every song with “Bad” in the title to ever top the Hot 100.
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In addition to “Bad Habit” and “Unholy,” we also have chart news for Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti making it another dozen weeks at No. 1 on Billboard 200 albums chart, while 5 Seconds of Summer debuted at No. 2 with 5SOS5 and Alice in Chains’ 30-year Dirt album re-enters the chart at No. 9 after a remastered reissue (and huge vinyl sales).
That Billboard The Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop shop for all things pop Billboard‘s weekly charts. You can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun charts and stories, new music and guest interviews with music stars and people from the pop world. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can listen Billboard‘s Chief Digital Officer, West Coast, Katie Atkinson and Billboard‘s senior director of charts Keith Caulfield each week on the podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast provider. (Click here to listen to the previous edition of the show on Billboard.com.)