This year was already an extremely fruitful one for Harry Styles on the Billboard charts, thanks to the continued success of his Billboard 200 No. 1 album. 1 Last Line and her first 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 “Adore You”. But now, he has scaled to new heights – collecting his first number in the Hot 100 with fine single “Watermelon sugar”.
In the latest Pop Shop Podcast (listen below), the team examines how “Sugar Watermelon” grew from No. 7 in no. 1 in the graph of August 15th, the wild success of the melody on the radio over the last few months and what helped to make “Sugar Watermelon”; such a sensational hit.
So far, since Last LineReleased in December last year, the band has yet to leave the top 25 spots on the Billboard 200 weekly chart and has earned over 1.6 million equivalent album units in the US, according to Nielsen Music / MRC Data. Meanwhile, the album’s songs, including “Sugar”, have generated 1.34 billion in-demand feeds.
In addition to the big news about Styles and “Sugar”, the new episode features an interview with Kirstin Maldonado and Pentatonix’s Pentatonix and Kevin Olusola. The duo team up on the show to discuss the new EP quintet covers In home and what it was like registering the home project in quarantine and what else is for the group.
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