Harry Styles’ song “As It Was” has now spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, topping the chart for the same amount of time as Adele’s “Easy On Me” and BTS’ “Butter,” and could soon join a record-breaking group if he holds the spot for a few more weeks.
If “As It Was” spends 14 weeks as Billboard’s number-one single, it will be tied for the third-most weeks at the top spot, joining hits like Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” The Black Eyed Peas “I Gotta Feeling,” Drake’s “In My Feelings” ,” Elton John’s “Candle In The Wind 1997” and Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.”
Mariah Carey and Boys II Men’s “One Sweet Day” and Louis Fonzi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” share the record for the second-most weeks at No. 1, with 16, and Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” spent a record-breaking 19 weeks at the top.
Billboard Hot 100 Top 10
- "As It Was," Harry Styles
- “About Damn Time,” Lizzo
- "First Class," Jack Harlow
- “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God),” Kate Bush
- “Wait 4 U,” Future feat. Drake and Tems
- “Me Porto Bonito,” Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone
- “Heat Waves,” Glass Animals
- "Jimmy Cooks," Drake
- "Break My Soul," Beyoncé
- "Big Energy," Lotto
Released in April, “As It Was” is the biggest hit of Styles' career, including his time in One Direction, It's also the sixth most-streamed song of the year so far and the seventh best-selling, and it has spent more weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's chart—which includes data from sales, streams and radio airplay—than any other song this year. Meanwhile, Billboard reported last week that his April album Harry's House is the biggest album of the year so far. Styles earned his first no. 1 with “Watermelon Sugar,” which hit the No. 1 spot for one week in 2020.
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