After spending four weeks at No. 2, Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habit” has earned his first Hot 100 No. 1, knocking out Harry Styles’ “As It Was” from the top spot down to #2.
“Bad Habit” comes from Lacy’s sophomore album “Gemini Rights,” his first top 10 album on the Billboard 200. “Static” from the same set currently holds a No. 78 peak, while his 2017 track “Dark Red,” also rose 95-79 in its second week on the chart. According to Billboard, “Bad Habit” raked in 20.4 million streams and 40.3 million radio airplay audience impressions.
In an Instagram caption celebrating the occasion, the 24-year-old Lacy wrote: “damn i ain’t even have to change fr we #1 babyyyyy,” wrote Lacy in an Instagram post celebrating the achievement. “july 11th was my first entry at 100 and today oct 3rd my first entry at #1. wow oh wow. i feel heavy gratitude all over my body. u know how the story goessss and how it’s goin. iphone boy to superstar .”
Rounding out the top 5: Sam Smith and Kim Petras‘ “Unholy” enters the singles chart at No. 3, while Post Malone’s “I Like You (A Happier Song),” featuring Doja Cat, sits at No. 4; and Nicky Youre and Dazy’s “Sunroof” drops to No. 5.
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