Each year brings historic achievements in BillboardsThe chart of and 2021 is no different.
Among the highlights of 2021, Olivia Rodrigo bursting with an unprecedented chart start, Weekend“Blinding Lights” became the biggest hit in Billboard Hot 100history of and drake in line with a mark that only the Beatles had previously achieved in 1964.
Let’s take a look back at the past 21 miracles Billboardsrecord book of 2021.
drake became the first artist to debut at Numbers 1, 2 and 3 on the Hot 100 Simultaneously, thanks to “What’s Next,” “Wants and Needs” (featuring Lil Baby) and “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” (featuring Rick Ross), respectively. , on the March 20 chart.
Justin Bieber became the first male solo to debut at #1 on the Hot 100 and Billboard 200 in the same week, thanks to “Peaches” (featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon) and Justice (April 3).
Almost two years after winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, Dutch singer-songwriter Duncan LaurenceThe competition’s “Arcade” became the contest’s first winning title to hit the Hot 100 (April 17) in 45 years, since Britain’s Brotherhood of Man’s “Save Your Kisses for Me”, which reached No. 27th in 1976. “Arcade” reached number 30. Additionally, this year’s Eurovision winning artist, Måneskin, rose to number 13 in November with his first Hot 100 entry, “Beggin”. ”
Ariana Grande along with Paul McCartney becoming the only artist to have three No. 1 duets ever on the Hot 100, thanks to “Save Your Tears”, with The Weeknd, topping the chart (May 8) following the appearance of the mix. back to Grande. It follows her “Rain on Me,” with Lady Gaga, and “Stuck With U,” with Bieber, both in 2020. McCartney’s standout duets: “Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey,” with Linda McCartney (1971); “Ebony and Ivory,” with Stevie Wonder (1982); and “Say Say Say”, with Michael Jackson (1983-1984).
Gera MX and Christian NodalBotella Tras Botella’s “Botella Tras Botella” became the first Mexican song in the region to enter the Hot 100, debuting at number 60 best (May 8). It also peaked at number 3 on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Grande and Cat Doja became the only artist to have three songs simultaneously enter the top 10 of the Pop Airplay 10 chart. Grande’s “Positions”, “34 + 35” and “pov” tripled (May 15 and 22) 5), with all the songs on her album Position. Doja Cat repeats miracles with dad Her Planet radio hits: “Kiss Me More” (featuring SZA); “You Are Right” (with The Weeknd); and “Need to Know” (October 23 and 30).
Olivia Rodrigo‘S Sour scored the sweet success of being the first album after two debuts at number 1 on the Hot 100: “Drivers License” on the chart January 23 and “Good 4 U” (January 29). 5). It also marked the first album by any artist to achieve two No.1 Hot 100 debuts before entering the Billboard 200, such as Sour started topping the charts June 5th. Rodrigo ends 2021 as the year top new artist.
Bo Burnham‘S Inside (Songs) became the first comedy album to break into the Billboard 200 top 10, ranking 116-7 after its first full week of tracking (June 26), since Lil Dicky’s Professional rapper debuted and peaked at number 7 in August 2015.
Lauren Daigle“You Say” was released in 2018, increasing its Hot Christian Songs domination record to 132 weeks (August 7). It’s the only song to hit three weekly numbers at #1 on any single Billboardsmulti-metric song chart.
Kanye West got a perfect 10, finished 10th in total and number one on the Billboard 200 in a row with entry Donda (August 28). He and Eminem are the only artists to have linked 10 consecutive leaders in the chart’s 65-year history.
Anne Wilson became the first female solo artist in a lead role to hit #1 with her first song on Christian Airplay since the chart began in 2003, when “My Jesus” began ordering a six-week run ( August 28). (In the latest listing, she expands her history with second number 1 in so many tries, “I still believe in Christmas.”)
Weekend“Blinding Lights” has taken over top honors above Billboards‘S 100 best songs of all time In a nutshell, reigns as the #1 title in the Hot 100’s entire 63-year history. Along with running on the Hot 100 weekly, it sets the record for most weeks spent in the top 5 (43) , top 10 (57) and top 40 (86) and on the overall leaderboard (90, as of September 4 charts).
Than drake Dominion: The top artists end of 2021 won the entire top five, and nine spots in the Hot 100’s top 10, led by “Way 2 Sexy” (featuring Future and Young Thug), new to the chart at number one (September 18). All nine songs are from Drake’s LP Certified Lover, which topped the Billboard 200 the same week. Before that, only The Beatles had monopolized the Top 5 of the Hot 100 in a single frame, on the April 4, 1964 chart.
With the number 8 to cho Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga‘S Love for sale (October 16), the 95-year-old Bennett legend has claimed a record 59 years in the top 10 albums on the Billboard 200, the longest such period for a living artist in the chart’s archives. class.
Dua LipaWeek 41’s “Levitating” entered the Hot 100’s top 10 (November 6), the most frames any song by a woman has achieved on this list. Its longevity has created Crowned above 100 hot songs at the end of the year rankings, despite peaking at #2 in the weekly survey in May.
Glass animals“Heat Waves” completed its longest run as it entered the Hot 100’s top 10, reaching the region in the 42nd time slot (November 13). To date, it has peaked at #7 and topped the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart for 14 weeks and continues to rise.
ABBA‘s reunion album Journeys entered the show’s first Billboard 200 top 10, peaking at #2 (November 20). The Swedish pop icon, who first appeared on the chart in 1974, had previously reached number 14 with Album in 1978.
With a 10 minute 13 second recording of “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version),” Taylor Swiftopus’ became the longest number-one single to date in Hot 100 history, skyrocketing at the top (November 27). Don McLean’s “American Pie (Parts I & II),” at 8 minutes and 37 seconds, has kept its mark for nearly half a century, ever since it stayed at #1 for four weeks in January 1972. .
Elton John and Dua Lipa’s “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)” broke into the Pop Airplay top 10 (December 11), marking John’s record return. The legend ended the 27-year, two-month and one-week gap between spots in the top 10, when he ranked last in the region in October 1994 with “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.”
As Adele“Easy on Me”, lead single from her album 30, added its seventh week on top of the Hot 100 (December 18), it follows the 10-week rule of “Hello” and the seven-week reign of “Rolling in the Deep”, respectively leading singles from her albums 25, in 2015, and 21, in 2011. Adele is the only artist to ever send lead singles from three consecutive albums to number 1 on the Hot 100 for at least seven weeks per album.
In what has become a modern holiday tradition, Mariah Carey“All I Want for Christmas Is You” by “All I Want for Christmas Is You” took an unprecedented number three at number one on the Hot 100 (dated December 25). It started its first two runs in December 2019 and December 2020.
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/billboard-chart-history-2021-the-weeknd-1235014678/ All history has been made – Billboard