Hot 100 Chart Moves: Travis Scott's 'Watch,' Featuring Lil Uzi Vert & Kanye West, Debuts at No. 16

 

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Travis Scott's 'Watch,' Featuring Lil Uzi Vert & Kanye West, Debuts at No. 16
Hot 100 Chart Moves: Travis Scott's 'Watch,' Featuring Lil Uzi Vert & Kanye West, Debuts at No. 16

Plus, El Chombo earns his first top 40 hit & Charlie Puth debuts.

As Childish Gambino blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated May 19) with "This Is America" -- his first leader on the list -- Travis Scott's "Watch," featuring Lil Uzi Vert and Kanye West, is the chart's top debut, launching at No. 16.

Following its first full week of tracking after its May 4 release, "Watch" arrives with 23.8 million U.S. streams and 15,000 downloads sold in the week ending May 10, according to Nielsen Music. It concurrently debuts at No. 7 on the Streaming Songs chart and No. 16 on Digital Song Sales.

The collab is Scott's third top 20 hit on the Hot 100 (among 23 total entries), following his featured turn, with Quavo, on Drake's "Portland" (No. 9 in 2017) and his own "Antidote" (No. 16, 2015).

"Watch" is also Lil Uzi Vert's third top 20 Hot 100 hit (of 20 total entries) and West's 29th (of 83). Billed as The Throne, West last reached the top 20 in April 2016 as featured on Drake's No. 16-peaking "Pop Style." Until this week, he had last appeared in the region under his own name in May 2015 with his No. 4-team-up with Rihanna and Paul McCartney, "FourFiveSeconds."

West boasts the ninth-most entries in the Hot 100's 59-year history. Here's an updated look at the acts with the most visits:

207, Glee Cast
162, Drake
137, Lil Wayne
108, Elvis Presley
97, JAY-Z
91, James Brown
90, Chris Brown
88, Nicki Minaj
83, Kanye West
77, Taylor Swift
75, Ray Charles
73, Aretha Franklin
71, The Beatles

"Dame Tu Cosita," El Chombo

The Panamanian producer (real name: Sebastian Clark) earns his first top 40 Hot 100 hit, as his resurgent viral track darts 43-36, while leading Hot Latin Songs for a second week. The meme-assisted song rises 21-18 on Streaming Songs, despite a 9 percent dip to 19.2 million U.S. streams. (Streaming accounts for almost all the song's Hot 100 activity.)

El Chombo originally released "Cosita" in 1998, but it has now hit new heights powered by its YouTube animation (by artist Art Noux). He muses to Billboard, "I wasn't looking for a hit. The hit found me."

"Done for Me," Charlie Puth feat. Kehlani

Puth debuts the third single from his sophomore LP Voicenotes (released May 11) at No. 74 on the Hot 100. The track marks his seventh consecutive top 20 hit on the Pop Songs airplay chart, where it pushes 24-20. It also reaches the Radio Songs top 40 (47-38; 26.4 million in all-format audience, up 26 percent, in the week ending May 13).

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