Beyoncé Rises to the Top of the Hot 100 with “Drunk In Love”


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She’s done it again! Beyoncé is finding herself nearly on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week with her smash single “Drunk In Love” featuring Jay Z has risen to No. 2.

Following her opening performance at the Grammys, the song off her self-titled album jumps 13-2, due to an increase in streams and digital sales. She also earns her seventh No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

“Drunk in Love” gives Bey her 15th top 10 and first since Lady Gaga’s “Telephone,” which reached No. 3 in April 2010. It’s also her highest-charting song since “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” spent four weeks at No. 1 in December 2008.

The 32-year-old ties Connie Francis and Olivia Newton-John for seventh place among women with the most top 10s in the Hot 100′s 55-year history, surpassing P!nk, Donna Summer, and Taylor Swift.

“Drunk” is the couple’s fourth shared Hot 100 top 10 following “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” “Crazy in Love,” and “Déjà Vu.”


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