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Marshmello & Kane Brown Make History on Dance/Electronic & Country Charts With ‘Miles On It’

Marshmello and Kane Brown combine for a first on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs and Hot Country Songs charts (dated May 18) with the arrival of their new collaboration, “Miles On It.”

The single becomes the first to hit the top five of both Hot Dance/Electronic Songs – where it soars in at No. 1 – and Hot Country Songs. (The surveys have coexisted since the former launched in January 2013; the latter list became country music’s all-encompassing genre songs chart in October 1958.)

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“Miles On It,” released May 3, drew 11.3 million official streams and 7.6 million in radio airplay audience and sold 4,000 in the U.S. in the week ending May 9, according to Luminate. It also debuts at No. 30 on the Country Airplay chart – where Brown boasts 11 career No. 1s, while Marshmello makes his first appearance – and No. 40 on Pop Airplay.

Marshmello earns his fourth Hot Dance/Electronic Songs No. 1, tying Calvin Harris and Zedd for the most in the chart’s decade-plus archives. Among all acts, only The Chainsmokers have more leaders (six). Marshmello previously reigned with “Happier,” with Bastille, for a record 69 weeks in 2018-20; “Silence,” featuring Khalid (one week, 2017); and “Wolves,” with Selena Gomez (11 weeks, 2017-18).

Brown leads with his first Hot Dance/Electronic Songs entry.

“Miles On It” is Marshmello and Brown’s second chart-topping team-up, as they become the only pair with a shared No. 1 on both Hot Dance/Electronic Songs and Hot Country Songs: they crowned Hot Country Songs with “One Thing Right” (which did not appear on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs) for a week in October 2019.

Harris Extends Dance/Mix Show Airplay Record

As for another notable No. 1 collaboration, also by acts known for different core styles and who previously recorded together, Calvin Harris and Rag‘n’Bone Man’s “Lovers in a Past Life” ascends to the top of the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart.

Harris scores his record-padding 15th No. 1 on the tally (which began in 2003).

Most No. 1s on Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart:

  • 15, Calvin Harris
  • 13, David Guetta
  • 12, Rihanna
  • 8, The Chainsmokers
  • 7, Madonna
  • 6, Anabel Englund
  • 6, Ellie Goulding

Rag‘n’Bone Man rules Dance/Mix Show Airplay in his second visit to the chart, both made with Harris: their single “Giant” hit No. 17 in 2019. The former has reached multiple Billboard rock charts since breaking through with his worldwide hit “Human,” which marked his sole airplay No. 1 prior to “Lovers in a Past Life,” as it led Adult Alternative Airplay for five weeks in 2017.

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