Elton John and Britney Spears’ “Hold Me Closer” Climbs to No. 1 BoardAdult Pop Airplay chart (dated November 26).
Jon adds his second Adult Pop airplay leader, both achieved this year: His previous team-up with Dua Lipa modernized his catalog, “Cold Heart (Pannu Remix),” a one-week reign this March. did. That song updates four John classics, while “Hold Me Closer” focuses on 1972’s “Tiny Dancer” and 1992’s “The One.”
Spears earned her first Adult Pop Airplay No. 1. Of the 14 prior entries, she bested No. 19 in 2011 with “Till the World Ends” featuring Nicki Minaj and Kesha.
The Adult Pop Airplay chart shows weekly plays, as monitored by Luminate, on reporting Adult Top 40 stations.
“Hold Me Closer” debuted at its peak of number 6 on the all-genre, multi-metric Billboard Hot 100 dated September 10. It became John’s 29th Top 10 – and extended his record for longest Top 10 run of any artist. Holiday Songs Not Included (51 years, seven months and three weeks) – and Spears’ 14th Top 10.
The collab previously crowned Digital Song Sales, Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs, Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales and Dance/Mix Show Airplay.
Among the track’s other airplay successes, it reached a new number 5 on the Adult Contemporary chart dated November 26, becoming John’s record-extending 42nd top 10 (and Spears’ first), and number 10 on Pop Airplay. reached at.
Despite its relatively modest Hot 100 history, as it peaked at number 41 in April 1972, “Tiny Dancer” first received renewed attention thanks to its prominent syncopation in the 2000 film. almost Famous, Meanwhile, “The One,” peaked at No. 8 on the Hot 100 in September 1992.
John’s husband and business partner, David Furnish, recently said, “He gets your charts daily.” Board, “He gets them printed out on hard copy as he goes through the highlighters. And he has different highlighters for the different records that he charts—from the UK, from the US, the ones that are going up, the ones that It’s something that belongs to him. He watches it every day. It feeds a part of his soul. And he’s absolutely thrilled with the way these new records have performed. And you know, you want to see more The ones are