Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ Tops Rock Charts For First Time – Billboard

Guns N’ Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Rules Billboardfor the first time on the Hot Hard Rock Songs chart after its inclusion in the new trailer for the upcoming film Thor: Love and Thunder.

“Child” debuts at No. 1 on the chart dated April 30 and re-enters the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart at No. 9. (Older songs may appear on Billboardthe multimetric graphs of if in the upper half and with a significant reason for their raises.)

During the tracking week of April 15-21, “Child” gained 4.7 million official US streams, an 8% increase, and sold 1,600 downloads, up 181%, according to Luminate, formerly RCM Data. A staple of classic hits and rock radio, it also garnered 1.2 million listeners on stations that report to Billboard‘s Radio Songs chart.

The track’s Hot Hard Rock Songs crowning achievement gives Guns N’ Roses its first rule on the chart, which began in 2020. The band has two previous top fives, punctuated by No. “Absurd” reached No. 5 in August.

“Child” simultaneously wins 2-1 on Hard Rock Streaming Songs for its 24th week at the top of the survey since its premiere in 2020 and jumps 16-3 on Hard Rock Digital Song Sales.

Released in 1987 on Guns N’ Roses debut album appetite for destruction“Child” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in September 1988, becoming the group’s first of six top 10 hits.

the Thor The trailer premiered on April 18. The film, starring Chris Hemsworth as his namesake superhero, is set to hit theaters on July 8.