With another month comes another set of must-listen tunes. Below, check out the best new songs of February, courtesy of an epic soundtrack, old-school hip hop icons, and more. Missed out on last month's best music?
We're lifting off with the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot Pop Singles chart, for the week ending Feb. Does our top song change this week? Do any songs change this week? So if you liked last week's chart, you'll love this one as well.? It seems to be the new trend: When two artists have a hit song, they take it on the road. Post and 21 Savage will tour together beginning on April 26 in Portland, Oregon. Twenty-eight dates later, it all ends on June 24 in San Francisco. This may be a case of history repeating itself: Two years ago, he supposedly changed his name to "Jefferey," which turned out to be the title of a mix tape. Rumors have been swirling around a possible Cardi B pregnancy, but Offset of Migos just shut them down.
The Billboard Streaming Songs chart ranks each week's most-streamed radio songs, on-demand songs and videos on leading online music services in the United States. In , 20 songs by 24 artist reached the top. The first number one song of the year was Ed Sheeran 's " Perfect " alongside Beyonce. Post Malone 's and 21 Savage 's " Rockstar " spent 12 weeks atop in late and topped the chart for two more weeks in January for a total of 14 weeks. Furthermore, it became the second song to be ever streamed more than million times within one week, since Baauer 's " Harlem Shake " in early Childish Gambino scored his first number one on the chart with " This is America " for three weeks in May and early June. Drake scored his third and fourth number-one hit in with " Nonstop " and " In My Feelings " for nine more weeks.
The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing songs in the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each song's weekly physical and digital sales , as well as the amount of airplay received on American radio stations and streaming on online digital music outlets. Of those eleven number-one singles, four were collaborations. Drake 's " God's Plan " was the longest-running number-one of the year, leading the chart for eleven weeks; it subsequently topped the Billboard Year-End Hot Drake beat the record for most weeks at number one in a year for a single artist, with 29 weeks at number one. XXXTentacion became the first artist to have a posthumous number one since Static Major featured on Lil Wayne 's " Lollipop " in and the first artist to lead the chart with a posthumous number one since The Notorious B.