Songs for Billboard’s Rap and Rock Charts – Billboard

24kGoldn and iann dior’s “Mood” looks like a particularly fresh No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week – a catchy song from two new rappers who (of course) took off on TikTok. But it is also a historic event for the Billboard record books: The collaboration between the two genre artists is the first song to surpass the two Billboard‘s Hot Rap Songs and Hot Rock & Alternative Songs.

That seems like a remarkable accomplishment, considering the 30-plus-year history of artists who have successfully blended rap and rock to some degree. But before broadcasting, BillboardGenre rankings were much more heavily determined by airplay – until October 2012, when (to match Hot 100 methodology) sales and streaming were added to the calculation of Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, it was the only factor measured for Billboardthe most cited rock charts. (Hot Rap Songs only measured sales from its introduction in 1989 until 2002, when it switched to reflecting airplay only. As with rock, in October 2012 Hot Rap Songs became a chart based on circulation, sales and streaming.)

When it comes to genre delivery, rap/rock or rap/alt compounds were most often claimed by one format or the other, with very few impacting both – and those that did. made generally had a lower cap on each format, due to their hybrid nature. Before 2016, no song had even made the top 10 on both Billboardthe main rock and rap charts of .

According to the October 2012 chart changes shown above, all airplays, sales, and airplays of a song count towards the multimetric chart it appears on, so a hit that bridges, say, rap and rock would have any his weekly activity contributes to both. Hot Rap and Hot Rock Songs & Alternative Songs. Given this, and with a genre in 2020 less siled into hit songs than before, it’s likely that ‘Mood’ will be part of a larger trend of shared hits on the rap/rock charts in the future. . (“Mood” is actually the rare equally popular song on Billboard rap and rock radio charts, having so far reached No. 12 on Rock Airplay and Rap Airplay.)

However, while it is historically unusual for a song to overlap on Billboardrock and rap charts, it’s still far from unheard of. Here are 19 examples, in chronological order, of songs that have impacted the charts in both genres – including both Billboard‘s Alternative Airplay chart (introduced in 1988 as Modern Rock Tracks) and Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart (introduced in 2009 as Hot Rock Songs).

Beastie Boys, “Hi Ladies”

Alternate Airplay: #18 (8/26/1989)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 10 (8/26/1989)

Beastie Boys, “So What Do You Want”

Alternate Airplay: #22 (08/01/1992)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 18 (8/15/1992)

Shaggy, “Oh Caroline”

Alternate Airplay: #14 (08/21/1993)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 41 (11/12/1993)

US3, “Canatloop (Flip Fantasia)”

Alternate Airplay: #29 (11/13/1993)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 5 (08/01/1994)

Lucas, “Lucas without cover”

Alternate Airplay: #22 (10/29/1994)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 27 (11/22/1994)

Eminem, “My name is”

Alternate Airplay: #39 (04/03/1999)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 10 (03/13/1999)

Cypress Hill, “(Rock) Superstar” / “(Rap) Superstar”

Alternate Airplay (“(Rock) Superstar”): #18 (07/09/2000)
Hot Rap Songs (“(Rap) Superstar”): No. 43 (5/6/2000)

Eminem, “The Real Slim Shady”

Alternate Airplay: #19 (08/07/2000)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 7 (06/03/2000)

Afroman, “Because I got stoned”

Alternate Airplay: #17 (09/08/2001)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 19 (09/29/2001)

Eminem, “Without Me”

Alternate Airplay: #15 (07/03/2002)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 5 (06/07/2002)

Eminem – Lose Yourself”

Alternate Airplay: #14 (7/12/2002)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 2 (7/12/2002)

MIA, “Paper Airplanes”

Alternate Airplay: #12 (2008-09-27)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 6 (10/18/2008)

Asher Roth, “I love college”

Alternate Airplay: #34 (03/28/2009)
Hot Rap Songs: #18 (2009-04-11)

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Thrift Store”

Alternate Airplay: #14 (2013-02-09)
Hot Rap Songs: #1 (2013-01-19)

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Same Love”

Alternate Airplay: #21 (2013-06-15)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 2 (2013-07-13)

Yelawolf, “Until He’s Gone”

Alternate Airplay: #25 (2015-02-07)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 25 (2014-10-04)

Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and Imagine Dragons with Logic and Ty Dolla $ign feat. X Ambassadors, “Sucker For Pain”

Hot Rock & Alternative Songs: No. 3 (08/27/2016)
Hot Rap Songs: #1 (2016-08-27)

Powfu feat. beabadoobee, “deathbed”

Alternate Airplay: #2 (06/27/2020)
Hot Rock & Alternative Songs: No. 1 (06/13/2020)
Hot Rap Songs: No. 9 (2020-06-20)

24kGoldn feat. Iann Dior, “Mood”

Alternative reading: n° 11 (24/10/2020)
Hot Rock & Alternative Songs: N° 1 (05/09/2020)
Hot Rap Songs: #1 (10/24/2020)