Justin Bieber & Chance the Rapper’s ‘Holy’ Hits No. 1 on Adult Pop Airplay Chart

2021-01-27T19:18:12+00:00January 27th, 2021|

Justin Bieber’s “Holy,” featuring Chance the Rapper, rises to No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Pop Airplay chart (dated Jan. 30).

The track is Bieber’s third leader on the list, among his 10 top 10s to date. “Love Yourself” reigned for five weeks in March-April 2016 and “I Don’t Care,” with Ed Sheeran, led for seven in August-September 2019.

Chance the Rapper lands his first Adult Pop Airplay No. 1.

Bieber, meanwhile, ascends with three songs in the chart’s top 25: Joining “Holy,” “Lonely,” with Benny Blanco, lifts 18-16 (after reaching No. 15) and latest single “Anyone” jumps 26-23 for a new high.

Speaking of Sheeran, he climbs 11-9 on Adult Pop Airplay with “Afterglow.” The song is his 13th top 10, pushing him past John Mayer for the most among solo males in the chart’s 25-year history.

Sheeran slots into eighth place among all acts for the most Adult Pop Airplay top 10s. Maroon 5 leads with 26, followed by Taylor Swift (23), P!nk (17), Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry (16 each), Goo Goo Dolls and Train (14 each).

“Afterglow” debuted on Adult Pop Airplay at No. 13 four weeks ago, marking the highest entrance ever on the chart for a song by a solo male. Overall, it matched Alanis Morissette’s “Thank U” in 1998 for the second-best start, after Swift’s “Shake It Off” (No. 9, 2014).

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