Maroon 5 & Cardi B Vying to Dethrone Drake Atop Hot 100 Next Week; Eminem Could Debut in Top 10

Maroon 5 & Cardi B Vying to Dethrone Drake Atop Hot 100 Next Week; Eminem Could Debut in Top 10


“Girls Like You” may lastly unseat “In My Feelings,” whereas “Killshot” ought to soar in with hefty streams.

Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," that includes Cardi B, may declare the crown eventually on subsequent week's Streets Talkin Hot 100 (dated Sept. 29), narrowly taking the highest spot from Drake's "In My Feelings," which has led the listing for the previous 10 weeks.   

According to constructing Nielsen Music knowledge, "Girls," which has ranked at its No. 2 Hot 100 excessive for six straight weeks, ought to sport over 120 million in radio viewers (within the monitoring week ending Sept. 23), together with over 25 million U.S. streams and 20,000 downloads bought (within the monitoring week ending Sept. 20).   

"Feelings" may wrap the week with over 90 million in airplay attain, 38 million U.S. streams and 18,000 bought.   

Those trending totals place "Girls" barely forward of "Feelings" within the race for No. 1 on the Hot 100.

If "Girls" ascends to the Hot 100's prime spot, Maroon 5 would earn its fourth No. 1 and first since "One More Night" in 2012. Cardi B would gather her third chief, after her debut smash "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)" (three weeks, 2017) and "I Like It," with Bad Bunny and J Balvin (July 7).

Additionally, if "Girls" crowns the Hot 100, it might finish the streak of rap songs ruling the Hot 100 for a document 34 consecutive weeks. The final pop tune to prime the Hot 100? Camila Cabello's "Havana," that includes Young Thug, on Jan. 27.

Meanwhile, Eminem's "Killshot" is aiming for a debut within the Hot 100's prime 10, pushed most closely by over 40 million first-week U.S. streams, because the observe has gotten off to a document begin on YouTube. It must also arrive with over 30,000 bought. Eminem is in search of his 20th Hot 100 prime 10, and third in a row in a three-week span, after "Lucky You" and "The Ringer" bowed at Nos. 6 and eight, respectively, on the Sept. 15-dated chart.

Highlights of subsequent week's Hot 100 will put up on Streets Monday (Sept. 24), with all charts posting the next day (Sept. 25).