On the newest July 31 chart update, Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line break the Hot Country Song records for the longest-running No. 1 single. Drake continues to hold on at No. 1 on the Top 200 Albums and Hot 100 tallies for a fourth and third week respectively and beats Rihanna for weeks at No. 1 in the 2010s. Here's a rundown of the noteworthy feats on the latest chart refresh.
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line's country single "Meant to Be" was a successful crossover hit in both country and pop. The song now logs its 35th week at No. 1 on Hot Country songs, which like the almighty Hot 100, combines sales, streaming and airplay and is benefiting from the massive streaming wave taking over the industry. Since it reached No. 1 in December 2017, "Meant to Be" has remained at No. 1 on the chart surpassing Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road." Hunt's hit single spent a total of 34 weeks at the top. "Meant" was a crossover success topping Adult Pop Songs for two weeks - a radio airplay chart geared towards listeners ages 25 and over. It also crowned the general Radio Songs chart for five weeks during its run. Additionally, Florida Georgia Line's 2012 smash "Cruise" is the third-longest running No. 1 on Hot Country as it spent 24 weeks at the summit.
"Meant" has now spent 31 weeks at No. 1 on Country Streaming Songs having 13.1 million listens in the latest tracking week. It sold 10,000 copies on Country Digital Songs where it sits at No. 6.
Over on the Hot 100, Drake's "In My Feelings" is still reaping the benefits of a viral dance challenge by created by The Shiggy. It spends its third week at No. 1 once again thanks to streams where it received 106.2 million listens - the second-highest streaming week. It also spends a third week as the most sold download with 104,000 copies purchased and bolts up Radio Songs from No. 14 to No. 5. The track received 81.9 million impressions across the country and is the fastest climb for a Drake song.
Drake has now spent 42 weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100 passing Rihanna for the most weeks at No. 1 in the 2010s. Overall, Mariah Carey leads with 60 weeks while The Beatles has 55 weeks and Boyz II Men has 50 weeks.
Scorpion, parent album of "In My Feelings," logs a third week at No. 1 on the Top 200 Albums chart. It's the first album to spend its first four weeks at No. 1 since Drake's own Views in 2016 which led for nine consecutive weeks, 13 in all. In the most recent tracking week, Scorpion moved an additional 184,000 total units with a mere 15,000 in actual sales. The album was powered by streaming, accumulating 154,000 units - or 211 million song streams. In all, Drake's eight chart-topping albums have spent 25 weeks at the top.