Bruno Mars notches his seventh Rhythmic Songs chart-topper as “24K Magic” climbs 3-1 in its ninth charting frame (chart dated Dec. 17). The track climbs rises 14 percent in spins at the format, in the tracking week ending Dec. 4, according to Nielsen Music.
“24K Magic” is Mars’ third No. 1 as a lead act. He first topped the list in 2010 as the featured guest on B.o.B’s “Nothin’ On You,” which spent seven weeks atop the tally – his longest-running No. 1 to date. Mars followed with his first solo chart leader the following year when “Grenade” capped the airplay chart for one week.
Bruno Mars’ No. 1s on Rhythmic Songs
Title (artist), Peak (weeks at No. 1)
“Nothin’ On You” (B.O.B. featuring Bruno Mars), April 3, 2010 (seven weeks)
“Grenade,” March 5, 2011 (one week)
“Lighters” (Bad Meets Evil featuring Bruno Mars), Oct. 1, 2011 (four weeks)
“Young, Wild & Free” (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars, March 3, 2012 (three weeks)
“Locked Out Of Heaven,” Feb. 9, 2013 (one week)
“Uptown Funk!” (Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars), Feb. 14, 2015 (five weeks)
“24K Magic,” Dec. 17, 2016 (one week, so far)
Mars’ chart-topper comes one week after his studio album of the same name debuted atop the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it now slides to No. 2, due to The Weeknd with Starboy.
“24K Magic” bumps The Weeknd from a six-week reign on Rhythmic Songs with his new set’s title track.