The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing songs in the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each song's weekly physical and digital sales , as well as the amount of airplay received on American radio stations and streaming on online digital music outlets. Of those eleven number-one singles, four were collaborations. Drake 's " God's Plan " was the longest-running number-one of the year, leading the chart for eleven weeks; it subsequently topped the Billboard Year-End Hot Drake beat the record for most weeks at number one in a year for a single artist, with 29 weeks at number one. XXXTentacion became the first artist to have a posthumous number one since Static Major featured on Lil Wayne 's " Lollipop " in and the first artist to lead the chart with a posthumous number one since The Notorious B. Drake and Cardi B were the only acts to have multiple number one songs in , with Drake having the most with three and Cardi B with two. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa - One Kiss
UK Number Ones in 2018
The Billboard Streaming Songs chart ranks each week's most-streamed radio songs, on-demand songs and videos on leading online music services in the United States. In , 20 songs by 24 artist reached the top. The first number one song of the year was Ed Sheeran 's " Perfect " alongside Beyonce. Post Malone 's and 21 Savage 's " Rockstar " spent 12 weeks atop in late and topped the chart for two more weeks in January for a total of 14 weeks. Furthermore, it became the second song to be ever streamed more than million times within one week, since Baauer 's " Harlem Shake " in early Childish Gambino scored his first number one on the chart with " This is America " for three weeks in May and early June. Drake scored his third and fourth number-one hit in with " Nonstop " and " In My Feelings " for nine more weeks. Furthermore, "In My Feelings" became the most-streamed songs within a week, accumulating more than million streams—13 million more than "Harlem Shake". Moreover, "In My Feelings" was the third most streamed song of the year, accumulating more than 1. Drake was the most-successful artist of the year.
"Without Me" by Halsey
Luckily, that also made this one of the most exciting years for singles on the charts and in our own personal playlists in recent memory -- one in which the biggest hits were also some of the most challenging and rewarding, and in which the more conventional pop songs that did break through on a massive scale felt fresher than they have in a long time. From the "Shallow" to "The Middle" to the highest of "High Hopes," music was captivating at all levels in Here are the Billboard staff's favorite songs of the year.
Subscriber Account active since. The Billboard Hot is roundly recognized as the music industry's most reliable measure of song popularity. To score a No. Mariah Carey added to that historic number when her classic holiday single, "All I Want For Christmas Is You," topped the chart for the first time since its release in Moreover, thanks to smash hits like Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" and Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" — both of which dominated radio play and streaming numbers for an unprecedented stretch of weeks — only 17 songs claimed the chart's top spot this year. They're listed in chronological order below. It had already been No. Halsey's "Without Me" took the No.