The Lil Nas X reign is over... for now at least.
It was pretty big news last week when Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" was dethroned from the #1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 after a record-breaking 19-week reign. Billie Eilish's "bad guy", which sat impatiently at #2 for the majority of the summer, finally claimed LNX's title (who finds himself at #4 this week). While 17-year-old Eilish achieved the impressive feat of being the youngest artist to grab the #1 spot since 16-year-old Lorde did with "Royals", she didn't manage to secure the position for long.
After just one week at #1, "bad guy" has been replaced by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello's steamy duet, "SeÃ±orita". This makes for Mendes' first time reaching #1, and Cabello's second after her other recent hit, "Havana". Mendes and Cabello revealed that they were dating a few weeks after the release of their song and music video in which they are all over each other. Today is certainly a good day for them to claim this title because they will be performing "SeÃ±orita" together for the first time on the MTV VMAs stage this evening.
Another notable development in the Billboard charts this week is Lizzo's "Truth Hurts" moving up to #3. Lizzo had a huge week, receiving co-signs from Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and more importantly, Hillary Duff. She also dropped a remix for "Truth Hurts" last Friday, featuring fellow rising star, DaBaby. Given the constant boosts that Lizzo's career has been getting, don't be surprised if you see her at #1 in the coming weeks.