Steve Lacy’s ‘Bad Habit’ Hits No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 – Billboard

Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habit” climbs to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart after four weeks at No. 2 as the genre-bending single becomes his first leader on the chart.

Meanwhile, two songs climbed the top 10 on the Hot 100: Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” at No. 3, and GloRilla and Cardi B’s “Tomorrow 2” at No. 9. Petras and GloRilla both made the Hot Top 10 100 for the first time, while Smith makes her seventh top 10 and Cardi B takes her 11th place.

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The Hot 100 brings together all genres of US streaming (official audio and video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (as of October 8, 2022) will be updated tomorrow (October 4) on For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.

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Bad Habit, released by LM/RCA Records, is the 1,142. #1 in the Hot 100’s 64-year history. Here’s a deeper look at its crowning glory.

Airplay, streams and sales

According to Luminate, “Bad Habit” racked up 40.3 million radio airplay impressions (up 8%), 20.4 million streams (up 4%), and 2,000 downloads sold (up 4%).

The single, which Lacy produced and co-wrote alone, slips to No. 2 on the Streaming Songs chart after five non-consecutive weeks; climbs to a new No. 7 high from No. 8 on Radio Songs; and falls from No. 37 to No. 38 on Digital Song Sales despite its sales gain.

Lacy’s first leader

Lacy reaches his first Hot 100 No. 1 with his first entry on the chart. The song is this year’s third highest-rated by acts on their first visit to the poll, behind Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves” (five weeks at #1, beginning in March) and Carolina Gaitán’s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and the Encanto Cast (five weeks, from January). (In 2021, no acts led in their first performances, although Olivia Rodrigo reigned with her first properly promoted single, “Drivers License,” while Silk Sonic led with his first release, “Leave the Door Open,” after members Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak each had solo songs on the charts.)

Lacy is the first solo man to top the Hot 100 with a first chart title (in a starring role) since Jawsh 685, whose “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” starring Jason Derulo and BTS topped the May 14 list. led October. November 2020. Lacy becomes the first solo man to top the Hot 100 with a rookie entry and no accompanying acts since Lewis Capaldi with “Someone You Loved,” which topped for three weeks beginning November 2019.

Since “Bad Habit” debuted on the Hot 100 dated July 16, Lacy has charted two more titles: “Static,” which climbs 82-78 for a new best in the current rankings, and “Dark Red,” at 95 increased -79 in the second week.

“Bad Habit” and “Static” are from Lacy’s album twins rightswhich debuted as his first top 10, at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 as of July 30.

Lacy’s Hot 100 triumph follows the 24-year-old Compton, California native’s performances as a recording artist on others billboard Charting first as a member of The Internet and then through collaborations as a solo performer alongside acts such as Frank Ocean, Tyler, The Creator and Vampire Weekend.

Lacy’s current North American tour features a show in her hometown at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles on November 11, followed by dates in Australia and Europe through December. He told it recently billboard about his greatest career success to date: “I’m just grateful. It still doesn’t feel real.”

RCA returns to #1

RCA Records dominates the Hot 100 for the first time since Doja Cat’s “Say So” starring Nicki Minaj topped the chart, dated May 16, 2020.

Lacy is the first artist on RCA to top the Hot 100 on a first visit since Mark Ronson, whose “Uptown Funk!” with Bruno Mars dominated for 14 weeks beginning in January 2015.

100 to 1

When “Bad Habit” debuted at number 100 on the Hot 100, the track encapsulates a rare 100-to-1 journey.

Here’s a recap of all 12 singles that topped the Hot 100 after starting from the bottom (with 2022 being the first year with two such treks completed).

Hot 100 #1s that debuted at #100:
“Bad Habit,” Steve Lacy, hits #1 on the chart as of October 8, 2022
“Heat Waves,” Glass Animals, March 12, 2022
“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, April 25, 2015
“Black and Yellow,” Wiz Khalifa, February 19, 2011
“Kiss Kiss”, Chris Brown feat. T Pain, November 10, 2007
“Can’t Help Falling in Love,” UB40, July 24, 1993
“The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia,” Vicki Lawrence, April 7, 1973
“When a Man Loves a Woman,” Percy Sledge, May 28, 1966
“Go Away, Little Girl,” Steve Lawrence, January 12, 1963
“Michael,” The Highwaymen, September 4, 1961
“Teen Angel,” Mark Dinning, February 8, 1960
“Kansas City,” Wilbert Harrison, May 18, 1959

You got it, ‘Bad’

Lacy sends the 14th song with the word “bad” in the title to the top of the Hot 100:

“Bad Habit,” Steve Lacy, hits #1 on the chart as of October 8, 2022
“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish, August 24, 2019
“Bad and Boujee”, Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert, January 21, 2017
Bad Blood, Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, June 6, 2015
“Bad Day,” Daniel Powter, April 8, 2006
“U Got It Bad,” Usher, December 15, 2001
“Bad Medicine,” Bon Jovi, November 19, 1988
“Bad,” Michael Jackson, October 24, 1987
“You Give Love a Bad Name,” Bon Jovi, November 29, 1986
“Bad Girls,” Donna Summer, July 14, 1979
“Bad Blood,” Neil Sedaka, October 11, 1975
“Bad, Bad Leroy Brown,” Jim Croce, July 21, 1973
“One Bad Apple,” The Osmonds, February 13, 1971
“Big Bad John,” Jimmy Dean, November 6, 1961

It’s a good week not only for Bad Habit, but for Bad Bunny, whose Un Verano Sin Ti adds a 12th week at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Record #1 R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock & Alternative

“Bad Habit” simultaneously topped the multimetric Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs and Hot Alternative Songs charts for a sixth week each and the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot R&B Songs charts for a fifth each frames. It was the first song to top all five rankings (from October 2012 when billboardMajor genre-based song charts adopted Hot 100 methodology).

Harry Styles’ “As It Was” descended to #2 on the Hot 100 after 15 weeks at #1 – the fourth-longest reign in chart history. The track topped Radio Songs for an eighth week (62.8 million viewers, down 1%) and attracted 14 million streams (up 3%) and sold 3,000 copies (down 11%) in the tracking week.

Remarkably, “As It Was” extends its record for most weeks spent in the Top 2 positions on the Hot 100, having surpassed 25 weeks of its 26 total weeks in the Top 2 charts since its debut on January 16 to the latest survey of October 8th. The song also extends its mark for the most weeks, 26, in the top 3 of the Hot 100 in chart history – and is the first single ever to have spent its first 26 weeks, or six months, atop the chart three .

Sam Smith and Kim Petras release “Unholy” at #3 on the Hot 100. Released on September 22, the collaboration attracted 23.2 million streams and 2.8 million airplay viewers and sold out in its first full week (ending September 29). . September) 12,000 times. as it ranks #1 in both Streaming Songs and Digital Song Sales.

Smith and Petras began teasing the single in August, which has been used in over 450,000 clips on the platform to date. (The official video premiered on Friday, September 30th, with any resulting gains contributing to next week’s charts, October 15th.)

“Unholy” arrives as Smith’s seventh top 10 on the Hot 100, after overtaking Disclosure’s “Latch” (#7, 2014) and Smith’s own “Stay With Me” (#2, 2014), “I’m Not the Only One.” (No. 5, 2014), “Lay Me Down” (No. 8, 2015), “Too Good at Goodbyes” (No. 4, 2017) and “Dancing With a Stranger” (with Normani; No. 7. 2019).

Petras achieves her first Hot 100 entry after achieving several billboard Charting as of 2012. (Remarkably, it marks the highest-charting debut by an act with a first Hot 100 hit since Zayn’s “Pillowtalk,” his first charting single outside of One Direction, which debuted at No. 1 in February 2016. Before that, Baauer bowed to the Spike with his first entry, the then-viral “Harlem Shake,” in March 2013.)

“Unholy” debuts as Smith’s second #1 on Digital Song Sales, after “Too Good at Goodbyes,” and first on Streaming Songs. Petras tops each list for the first time, with her first entry in each table.

Post Malone’s “I Like You (A Happier Song)” featuring Doja Cat falls from its No. 3 Hot 100 high to No. 4; “Sunroof” by Nicky Youre and dazy drops from No. 4 to No. 5; and Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl” falls 5-6 after opening at the top of the chart on August 27 as it topped the Hot Rap Songs multimetric chart for a seventh week.

OneRepublic’s “I Ain’t Worried” remains at No. 7 on the Hot 100 and Morgan Wallen’s “You Proof” retreats from its peak at No. 6 to No. 8 while topping the multimetric list of Hot Country Songs for a seventh week.

GloRilla and Cardi B’s “Tomorrow 2” hits #9 on the Hot 100. It starts at #2 in Digital Song Sales (9,000) and #3 in Streaming Songs (19.7 million) and has 3.5 million radio views, in the week ending September 29, following the arrival of the joint mix on September 23, after the song was originally released as “Tomorrow” by GloRilla.

GloRilla (born Gloria Woods of Memphis, Tennessee) claims her first Hot 100 top 10 on her second chart dip after “FNF (Let’s Go)” with Hitkidd peaked at number 42 in September. (“FNF” also topped the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart in August.)

Cardi B adds her 11th Hot 100 top 10 and is the first since her featured reckoning on Lizzo’s “Rumors,” which debuted in August 2021 and peaked at #4. Before that, she bumped her No. 1 tally to five with “WAP.” with Megan Thee Stallion (August 2020) and “Up” (March 2021).

Rounding out the top 10 on the Hot 100, Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” falls 9-10, after two weeks at No. 1 beginning in late July.

Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram, and all charts (as of October 8th), including the Hot 100 in their entirety, will be on Billboard tomorrow (October 4th). .com updated. .Luminate, the independent data provider of the billboard Charts, completes an in-depth review of all data submissions used in compiling weekly chart rankings. Luminate verifies and authenticates data. In a relationship with billboarddata deemed suspicious or unverifiable is removed based on specified criteria before final chart calculations are made and published.

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