For the issue dated 6 February 2016, "7 Years" debuted at number 96 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It became Lukas Graham's first single on the Hot 100. The song peaked at number two on the chart dated 9 April 2016, and became the highest-charting Danish act since "Apache" (1961) by Jørgen Ingmann.
In April 2016, it was reported that tourism officials in Ibiza (Spain) were "annoyed" by the song as they felt it contributed to Ibiza's reputation for drug-related debauchery due to lyrics in the song such as "I took a pill in Ibiza" and "You don't want to be high like me".
MORE: The Official Top 40 biggest songs of 2017. Golden collaborators Calvin Harris and Rihanna reunited for This Is What You Came For, and while it stalled at Number 2 thanks to Drake, it still finished fifth for the year, racking up 1.28m combined sales over 2016. Rihanna also made a showing, this time with Drake, at 9 with Work.
"Love Yourself" topped the charts in fifteen countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Sweden. "Love Yourself" was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. It was the seventh-best-selling song of 2016 in the US.
"Can't Stop the Feeling!" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for the soundtrack to the film Trolls (2016), for which he serves as the executive music producer. It was written and produced by Timberlake, Max Martin, and Shellback.
Dancing On My Own has been gradually climbing the chart for the last 11 weeks, sitting in the Top 40 for nine of them. Check Dancing On My Own's path to the Trending Chart top spot. "To take somebody else’s song and to put my interpretation on it and for it to chart higher, that would be a massive privilege," Calum told Official Charts.
On the chart dated 6 February 2016, 'Sorry' stayed at the top of the Hot 100 for a third consecutive week, giving Bieber his longest number one on the chart. That week, Bieber's 'Love Yourself' ascended from 3 to 2, which made the singer be the 17th act in the Hot 100's history to rank at Nos. 1 and 2 simultaneously.
In the United Kingdom, "Don't Let Me Down" became the Chainsmokers' highest-charting hit (until "Closer" which reached the top of the chart in September 2016) when the song reached number two on the UK Singles Chart on the issue dated July 21, 2016, spending 11 weeks in the top 10.
"Say You Won't Let Go" is a song by British singer and songwriter James Arthur. The song was released as a digital download on 9 September 2016 in the United Kingdom by Columbia Records as the lead single from his second studio album Back from the Edge (2016).
"Light It Up" is a song by American electronic music producing group Major Lazer, featuring vocals from Jamaican singer Nyla, which appears on Major Lazer's third studio album Peace Is the Mission. A remixed version of the song, to which additional vocals from British-Ghanaian Fuse ODG were added, was included on a re-released version of Peace Is the Mission and released as the album's third single overall on November 5, 2015.
On April 22, 2016, the band performed the song, in the UK, on BBC One's The Graham Norton Show. On April 30, 2016, the band performed the song at the Radio Disney Music Awards. Cake by the Ocean was performed by DNCE at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"Pillowtalk" debuted atop the US Billboard Hot 100 for the chart issue dated 20 February 2016, becoming the 25th song ever to debut at number one on the chart. This makes him the first UK artist to debut at number one on the Hot 100 with a first charted single, and the third UK act to start at the summit (following Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997" and Adele's "Hello").
Chart performance. In the United States, "Let Me Love You" debuted at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the issue dated 27 August 2016. The single opened at number-one on Digital Songs with 113,000 downloads, becoming DJ Snake's first and Bieber's sixth number-one on the chart.
Billboard ranked "Treat You Better" at number 42 on their "100 Best Pop Songs of 2016" list. The New York Times ' s Jon Caramanica named it the eighth best song of the year. Music video. The music video was released on July 12, 2016. It features a plot revolving around a situation of violence between couples.
"Perfect Strangers" is a song by British record producer Jonas Blue, featuring the vocals from JP Cooper. It was released as a digital download in the United Kingdom on 3 June 2016. The song has peaked at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart, and has reached the top ten positions in eight additional countries, including Germany, Australia, and Sweden.
"No Money" is a song by Swedish electronic music duo Galantis. It was released on 31 March 2016 as the lead single from their second studio album, The Aviary (2017). The song features uncredited vocals from Reece Bullimore, son of Beatbullyz's Andrew Bullimore and is written by Digital Farm Animals and Andrew Bullimore.
All of the new set's 18 songs appear on the chart, the second-best total of simultaneous Hot 100 entries after Drake's 20 in May. As his new album Starboy shoots in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (dated Dec. 17), The Weeknd charts all 18 songs on the set on the Billboard Hot 100.
The classical crossover trio have held off competition from Rag‘n’Bone Man, Little Mix and a raft of campaigns and charity singles with Rockabye, a song that first entered the chart nine weeks ago, before later climbing to the top spot to score an impressive seven-week reign at Number 1.
"Heathens" reached number one on the Hot Rock Songs chart, and holds the record for longest running single at number one, spending 30 weeks at the summit, the song also peaked at number one on the Alternative Songs chart, and reached the top 20 in a variety of other charts. As of September 2017, "Heathens" has sold over 2.1 million copies in the US.
"Shout Out to My Ex" is a song by British girl group Little Mix. It was the first single from their fourth studio album Glory Days (2016) and premiered on The X Factor live shows on 16 October 2016. The track entered the UK Singles Chart at number one, becoming the band's fourth chart-topping single in the UK, spending three weeks at the top of the chart.