‘Encanto’ Smash ‘Bruno’ Tops Billboard Hot 100 for Third Week – Billboard

‘We’re not talking about Bruno’, from Disney’s hit animated film Encantotopped the Billboard Hot 100 Songs chart for a third week.

The Ensemble Song – by Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and the Encanto Cast (all singing like the characters they voice in the film) – ties for most weeks to No. 1 on the Hot 100 ever for a hit from a Disney movie, animated or live-action, corresponding to Reign of Three weeks of “All for Love”, Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting, The three MusketeersIn 1994.

Plus, Nicki Minaj and Lil Baby’s “Do We Have a Problem?” climbed the Hot 100 at No. 2 and Justin Bieber’s “Ghost” reached the top 10, rising to No. 9.

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During the tracking week of February 4-10, “Bruno”, according to MRC Data, had 35.6 million US streams (down 5%), 5.5 million radio audience impressions ( up 53%) and 8,400 downloads sold (down 38%; it was helped by a 69-cent discount on the iTunes Store the previous two weeks).

The track topped the Streaming Songs chart for a sixth week and is No. 2 on Digital Song Sales, three weeks after topping the latter list.

Domination record for a Disney movie song: Two weeks ago, among other accomplishments, “Bruno” became the first Hot 100 No. 1 released on Walt Disney Records; the first leader for its only writer, Lin-Manuel Miranda; and the second No. 1 in a Disney animated film, after “A Whole New World” by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle, from Aladdinconducted for a week (March 6, 1993).

As “Bruno” reigns for a third frame, it adds more story, tying the longest Hot 100 order for a song from any Disney film, animated or live-action, tying “All for Love”, by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting, from the live-action The three Musketeersin January-February 1994.

Here’s a recap of the top Hot 100 hits from Disney movies, animated and live-action combined:

Peak Position, Title of the Year, Artist, Disney Production (* denotes live-action film) (label)
No. 1 (Three Weeks So Far), 2022, “We’re Not Talking About Bruno,” Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto To throw, Encanto (Walt Disney)
No. 1 (three weeks), 1994, “All for Love”, Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting, The three Musketeers* (A M)
No. 1 (one), 1993, “A Whole New World”, Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle, Aladdin (Colombia)
No. 4, 2009, “The Climb”, Miley Cyrus, Hannah Montana: The Movie* (Walt Disney/Hollywood)
No. 4, 2006, “Breaking Free”, Zac Efron, Andrew Seeley and Vanessa Anne Hudgens, musical high school* (Walt Disney)
No. 4, 1995, “Colors of the Wind”, Vanessa Williams, Pocahontas (Hollywood)
No. 4, 1994, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”, Elton John, The Lion King (Hollywood)
No. 5, 2014, “Let It Go”, Idina Menzel, Frozen (Walt Disney)

Most weeks at No. 1 for Disney Music Group: While “Bruno” is the first Hot 100 No. 1 for Walt Disney Records, it is the second for the Disney Music Group, which includes the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels. “Bruno” now claims the longest reign for a Disney Music Group hit, surpassing its only other leader to date: Plain White T’s Hollywood release “Hey There Delilah” ran for two weeks in July-August 2007.

Soundtrack and Song #1 for Week 3 Simultaneously: While “Bruno” topped the Hot 100 for a third week, its parent album, the Encanto soundtrack, crowned the Billboard 200 albums chart for a fifth week (and fourth in a row), with 110,000 equivalent album units (down 2%).

Encanto and “Bruno” mark the first soundtrack and corresponding song to simultaneously lead the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 for at least three weeks in more than 26 years, since dangerous spirits and Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise”, featuring LV, lined up at the top of the respective charts dated September 9, 16 and 23, 1995.

“Do we have a problem?” by Nicki Minaj and Lil Baby is confined to the Hot 100 at No. 2, with 24.4 million streams, 3.7 million radio reach and 48,000 sold in its first week, following its February 4 release.

Minaj adds her 20th top 10 on the Hot 100. She is the 22nd artist to reach the milestone in the history of the chart (which dates from 1958), and the seventh woman, after Madonna (38), Rihanna (31), Taylor Swift (30), Mariah Carey (28), Janet Jackson (27) and Whitney Houston (23). Drake leads all acts with 54 top 10s.

In Minaj’s last two trips to the Hot 100 top 10 before “Problem,” she earned her first two No. 1s: As featured on Doja Cat’s “Say So,” which topped the chart dated May 16, 2020, and with 6ix9ine on “Trollz”, which bowed to the top of the chart on June 27, 2020.

Lil Baby lands his ninth Hot 100 top 10 and ties his best charting and debut: He previously started at No. 2 as featured on two Drake tracks: “Wants and Needs” (March 2021) and “Girls Want Girls” ( September 2021).

“Problem” kicks off simultaneously atop Digital Song Sales (via three releases: its original mix, a clean edit, and its instrumental track), where it’s Minaj’s ninth #1 and Lil Baby’s first, and the #2 on streaming songs. It also debuted at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts, both of which use the same multi-metric methodology as the Hot 100; Minaj posts her seventh leader on each genre list and Lil Baby lands her first.

Adele’s “Easy on Me” drops 2-3 on the Hot 100, after 10 weeks at the top, as it tied “Hello” in 2015-16 for her personal best, among her five No. 1s. “Easy topped the Radio Songs chart for a 12th week (85.3 million, down 4%), overtaking “Hello” for its longest stay atop the airplay tally, also among its five No. 1s.

Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves” drops to No. 4 on the Hot 100 from its high No. 3. The track also topped the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs and Hot Alternative Songs multi-metric charts for a 21st week each and reached No. 1 on Adult Pop Airplay; he previously directed Alternative Airplay for three weeks and Pop Airplay for two pictures.

Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s ‘Stay’ slips 4-5 on the Hot 100, after seven weeks at No. 1; Kodak Black’s “Super Gremlin” drops to No. 6 from its No. 5 peak; GAYLE’s “abcdefu” returns to No. 7 from its best No. 6, as it wins Top Airplay Gainer on the chart for a third week (52.9 million, up 15%); and Ed Sheeran’s “Shivers” slides 7-8, after reaching No. 4.

Justin Bieber’s “Ghost” hits the top 10 on the Hot 100, up 12-9. The song garnered 62 million stream impressions (up 6%) and 7.9 million streams (up 8%) and sold 3,400 (up 20%) over the course of the follow-up week. It lifts 5-4 on radio songs, 24-17 on digital song sales and 40-36 on streaming songs.

Bieber cashes in his 26th top 10 on the Hot 100, pushing him into a solo share of the 11th top 10 in chart history.

“Ghost” was released on Bieber’s album Justicewhich in April 2021 debuted as his eighth Billboard 200 No. 1. As it enters the top 10 of the Hot 100 in its 20th week on the chart, it completes its longest journey to the level, surpassing Skrillex and Diplo’s 18-week journey “Where Are Ü Now,” No. 8 with Bieber, in 2015. (Of Bieber’s 26 top 10s, 17 debuted in the top 10.)

Rounding out the Hot 100 top 10, “Surface Pressure” by Jessica Darrow, Encantoretreats to No. 10 from its No. 8 peak.

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