Bieber Fever is taking over the charts! After Justin Bieber earned his sixth No. 1 album with ‘Purpose,’ he managed to set a Billboard record with 17 songs on the chart at once — and take the reign away from Drake AND The Beatles!
Justin Bieber, 21, has officially broken a major record thanks to his latest album, Purpose! The Biebs landed a whopping 17 songs on the Hot 100 chart, which is the most an artist has ever simultaneously had on the chart in one week. In fact, it’s a record that has been held for 51 years! Congrats to JB on this amazing achievement!
All but one of Justin’s songs from the deluxe version of Purpose — which you can buy here — are featured on the Dec. 5 chart, making him the only artist to ever achieve such a feat in Billboard’s history. The previous record was first set by The Beatles on April 11, 1964 when they charted 14 songs at once, which was tied by Drake in March and October of this year. So not only did Justin break a record, he pretty much crushed it!
Justin has been promoting Purpose like crazy both before and after its Nov. 13 release, and it looks like his hard work has really paid off! Billboard credits The Biebs’ chart success to the 13 videos he released from Purpose on Nov. 14, but we’re thinking his rocking Today show concert on Nov. 18 and epic medley performance on the American Music Awards gave his Purpose songs a boost, too!
Starting with “Sorry” at No. 2, Justin’s 17 songs rank on the Dec. 5 Hot 100 chart as follows:
No. 2, “Sorry”
No. 4, “Love Yourself”
No. 5, “What Do You Mean?”
No. 19, “I’ll Show You”
No. 31, “The Feeling,” featuring Halsey
No. 34, “Where Are U Now” (Skrillex & Diplo With Bieber)
No. 42, “Mark My Words”
No. 43, “Purpose”
No. 49, “No Pressure,” featuring Big Sean
No. 53, “Company”
No. 54, “No Sense,” featuring Travi$ Scott
No. 67, “Life Is Worth Living”
No. 74, “Children”
No. 81, “Been You”
No. 88, “We Are,” featuring Nas
No. 90, “Get Used to Me”
No. 98, “Trust”
His 17 Hot 100 songs included 13 debuts to the chart in the record-breaking week, which is also a one-week record for one artist — as if his one incredible feat wasn’t enough! We’re thrilled for Justin and are so excited Purpose is getting the recognition it deserves!
HollywoodLifers, can you believe Justin has 17 songs on the Hot 100 at once? What’s your favorite song from Purpose? Tell us below!