Panic! at the Disco’s “High Hopes” breaks the record for the most weeks spent at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs chart, posting its 31st frame atop the tally (dated June 8). […]
Hot Rock Songs (which began in 2009) blends streaming, airplay and sales data, according to Nielsen Music. “High Hopes” led the Rock Airplay and Rock Digital Song Sales charts for 17 weeks each and Rock Streaming Songs for 10 frames. (It ranks at Nos. 7, 2 and 2, respectively, on the June 8 tallies.)
According to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, Panic has totaled $49 million since launching the trek on July 11, 2018, at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Its career-high mark includes grosses from two separate North American legs, plus a week of dates in Australia.
The act had never grossed $1 million in one night as a headliner prior to embarking on its 2018-19 trek but has crossed the seven-figure threshold six times since, highlighted by its Jan. 16 show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
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After becoming Panic! at the Disco’s highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 hit, reaching No. 4 in January, the Brendon Urie-led act’s “High Hopes” is now the sole longest-leading No. 1 on the Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart this decade, as it leads the latter list (dated March 30) for a 15th week.
“Hopes,” which became Panic’s first Adult Pop Songs No. 1 in December, breaks a tie with Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You” (featuring Cardi B), which ruled for 14 weeks in 2018. The reign of “Hopes” is the chart’s longest since The Fray’s “How to Save a Life” also led for 15 weeks in 2006-07.
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