Rihanna conquers a brand new radio format together with her long-awaited comeback single, “Elevate Me Up.” The monitor, from the soundtrack to the movie Black Panther: Wakanda Ceaselessly, crowns the Grownup R&B Airplay record dated Dec. 24. It’s her first No. 1 — and prime 10 — on the chart and her ninth charting tune on the record to this point.
“Elevate” jumps from No. 3 after a 24% surge in performs that made it the most-played tune on U.S. monitored grownup R&B stations within the week ending Dec. 18, in keeping with Luminate. Because of the double-digit enchancment, the brand new champ captures the weekly Biggest Gainer honor for the largest enhance in performs among the many chart’s 30 titles.
“Elevate” seizes the throne from Jazmine Sullivan’s “Harm Me So Good,” displacing the latter after two weeks in cost. “Harm” is pushed 1-2, regardless of a 5% acquire in performs on the format.
With “Elevate,” Rihanna registers her first Grownup R&B Airplay No. 1 upon her ninth look on the record. Earlier than the brand new champ, her earlier profession peak was a No. 13 outcome from her and Bryson Tiller’s featured slots on DJ Khaled’s “Wild Ideas” in 2018. As a lead act, her prior finest was her maiden entry, “Take a Bow,” which reached No. 21 in 2008.
Elsewhere, “Elevate” continues its run throughout a number of different codecs. It repeats at No. 5 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, the place it registered 17.1 million in weekly viewers impressions, an 18% upswing from the prior week. With that increase, the only captures that chart’s Biggest Gainer honor, too. On Rhythmic Airplay, it holds at its No. 6 peak to this point, although it gained 3% in weekly performs within the newest monitoring week. The one strikes 9-8 on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart to return to its peak, first reached two weeks in the past, and added 5% extra performs. And although it slides 14-17 on Grownup Pop Airplay, “Elevate” registered a 4% bump in weekly performs at that format.