Lorde’s “Royals” Reigns for Fifth Week in a Row

Lorde Royals Music Video

For a fifth consecutive week Lorde rules the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her breakout single Royals .

The song serves as the lead single from her The Love Club EP, which was released on March 8, 2013 and debuted at #23 on the 200 Albums chart with sales of 60,000 copies, as well as her debut studio album Pure Heroine , which was released on September 27, 2013.

Proving to be more successful than the EP, Pure Heroine debuted at #3 on the 200 Albums chart with sales of 129,000 copies.

The song returns to the top of the Hot Digital Songs chart and earns a second week atop the Hot 100 Airplay chart with a 3% gain to 171 million audience impressions.

Over on the On-Demand Songs chart, it sits at #1 with 2.6 million on-demand U.S. streams.

Coming in at #2 this week is Katy Perry ‘s “ Roar ,” which also rises from #4 to #3 on the Streaming Songs chart up 13% with 6.8 million streams.

At #3 for a third week is Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball ,” which manages to return to #1 on the Streaming Songs chart for a fifth cumulative frame, while it manages to remain at #5 on the Hot Digital Songs chart.

Remaining at #4 is Avicii ‘s feel good song Wake Me Up , ” which reaches a new height on the Hot 100 Airplay chart by rising to #2, and jumps up 2 spots on the Hot Digital Songs chart to #2 as well.

The song leads the Dance/Electronic Songs for an eighth week and becomes the DJ’s first #1 on the Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart.

Closing out the Top 5 this week is Drake ‘s Hold On, We’re Going Home ,” featuring Majid Jordan . For a fifth week each however, it manages to rule the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs and R&B Songs.

Rounding out the rest of the Top 10 we have Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake ‘s Holy Grail at #6, while Lady Gaga’ s Applause rises from #9 to #7 this week.

OneRepublic ‘s Counting Stars serves as one of two new Top 10 entries this week, jumping from #15 to #8, giving it the top Digital Gainer award.

It also jumps from, #9 to #4 on the Hot Digital Songs with a 48% gain to 152,000, its best sales week, and soars from #22 to #13 on the Streaming Songs chart.

Rising from #12 to #9 this week and serving as the second new Hot 100 Top 10 entry is Imagine Dragons Demons .”

It concurrently reaches the top 10 on Hot 100 Airplay and Adult Top 40 charts, and spends a 21st week in the Alternative top 10 after peaking at #2 in August.

“Demons ” serves as the band’s second Top 10 Hot 100 hit from it’s debut studio album Night Visions , following the #3 peaking “Radioactive,” which still manages to remain in the top 20 at #16 during it’s 61st week on the chart.

At #10 is Ylvis The Fox ,” falling four spots down from its #6 peak. Thoughts?