Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage’s ‘Good Good’ Rules Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay


It’s Usher’s 17th No. 1, 21 Savage’s sixth and Walker’s first.

Usher performs onstage during his residency at La Seine Musicale on Sept. 25, 2023 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

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In its eighth week on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, Usher, Summer Walker and 21 Savage’s “Good Good” rises to No. 1, jumping 3-1 on the Oct. 7-dated list.


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“Good Good” is the second song to take eight weeks or fewer to rule Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay in 2023, following Lil Durk’s “All My Life,” featuring J. Cole, which also made it in eight weeks in July. “Good Good” is Usher’s first No. 1 on this tally since Oct. 2016, when “No Limit,” featuring Young Thug, spent two weeks on top.

It’s Usher’s quickest rise to the top since “Climax,” which reached No. 1 in seven weeks in April 2012. 21 Savage previously took eight weeks as a featured act on Post Malone’s “Rockstar” in December 2017, and “Good Good” marks Walker’s quickest rise to No. 1.

“Good Good” is also Walker’s first No. 1 in all on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, surpassing the No. 2 peak of “Karma” in June. It’s 21 Savage’s sixth, following the two-week reign of his co-billed-with-Drake “Spin Bout U” in May.

As for Usher, “Good Good” makes 17 No. 1s, a count that puts him fourth all time; Drake leads all acts with 45 rulers since the tally’s inception in 1993.

Most No. 1s, Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
45, Drake
20, Lil Wayne
18, Chris Brown
17, Usher
12, Beyonce
11, Cardi B
11, R. Kelly
10, Jay-Z
10, Rihanna

Usher first reigned on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay with “You Make Me Wanna…,” a nine-week topper beginning in September 1997.

Between “No Limit” and “Good Good,” Usher reached Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay eight times, paced by the No. 2 peak of Chris Brown’s “Party,” on which he was featured alongside Gucci Mane, in April 2017.

“Good Good” concurrently jumps 3-2 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, 6-3 on Rhythmic Airplay, 13-11 on Adult R&B Airplay and 35-29 on Pop Airplay.

On the most recent, Sept. 30-dated, all-format Radio Songs list (which reflected the week ending Sept. 21), the track appeared at No. 17 with 30.9 million audience impressions, up 18%, according to Luminate.

The Sept. 30-dated, multi-metric Billboard Hot 100 found “Good Good” lifting 58-57. In addition to its radio airplay, the song earned 4.8 million official U.S. streams and 1,000 downloads.

“Good Good” is scheduled to be featured on Coming Home, Usher’s ninth studio album. It’s set for a Feb. 11 release alongside a performance at the Super Bowl halftime show.

All Billboard charts dated Oct. 7 will update on on Tuesday. Oct. 3.

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