Alicia Keys extends her report for essentially the most No. 1s on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart as “Trillions,” that includes Brent Faiyaz, crowns the chart dated Jan. 28. The only advances from No. 2, and, regardless of its 1% lower in weekly performs, it grew to become the most-played tune on U.S. monitored grownup R&B radio stations within the week ending Jan. 19, in line with Luminate.
Together with her new champ, Alicia Keys improves her profession complete of Grownup R&B Airplay No. 1s to 13. She stays atop the leaderboard for essentially the most No. 1s amongst all acts because the chart started in 1993. Now, she strikes two forward of her nearest competitor, Toni Braxton, and her 11 leaders. Right here’s a take a look at the artists with essentially the most chart-toppers in Grownup R&B Airplay historical past:
13, Alicia Keys
11, Toni Braxton
9, Charlie Wilson
8, Bruno Mars
7, Mary J. Blige
7, R. Kelly
“Massive like to my AK fam,” Keys mentioned in an Instagram post celebrating the accomplishment. “Massive like to Brent Faiyaz – I instructed you we had been going to get that No. 1!,” the singer-songwriter mentioned.” The R&B legend additionally famous the feat occurred throughout her birthday week, as she turned 42 on Jan. 25.
At 22 weeks, “Trillions” ties for Keys’ second-longest trek to the summit amongst her 13 champs. “Fireplace We Make,” her duet with Maxwell, additionally required 22 weeks on its strategy to a seven-week reign in 2013; they each rank behind “So Carried out,” that includes Khalid, which reached No. 1 in its twenty eighth week on the chart.
For Brent Faiyaz, his featured activate “Trillions” yields his first Grownup R&B Airplay No. 1 along with his debut look on the chart.
“Trillions” additionally marks Keys and Faiyaz’s second charted collaboration; their prior launch, “Ghetto Gatsby,” from Faiyaz’s Wasteland album, reached No. 8 on the Hot R&B Songs chart in July 2022. “Trillions” seems on the deluxe version of Keys’ 2021 album Keys, dubbed Keys II, that dropped in August 2022. (All variations of the Keys album are mixed for monitoring and charting functions.)
Elsewhere, “Trillions” climbs to a brand new peak of No. 17 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, which ranks songs by mixed viewers listenership from grownup R&B and mainstream R&B/hip-hop stations. There, the tune climbs once more, regardless of, a 5% drop to six.7 million in viewers.