2017 Summer Music Report Card: Kendrick Lamar, ‘Despacito’ & Bruno Mars Ruled

Who ruled a 2017 summer deteriorate in music? Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” featuring Justin Bieber, to be sure. The lane finished adult a summer as a No. 1 Song of a Summer. But while “Despacito” loomed large, there were other songs, albums and artists that burnt brightly during a season.

Thanks in vast partial to a clever opening of Kendrick Lamar’s Billboard 200-topping DAMN. album, a rapper finished a deteriorate as a tip artist of a summer (see list, below). The total blends opening on both a Billboard 200 albums draft and a Billboard Hot 100 songs draft during a summer deteriorate (May 26 by Aug. 31). Rounding out a tip 5 on a artist list are Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled, Ed Sheeran and Imagine Dragons. Lamar’s DAMN. is a tip manuscript of a summer, carrying warranted 792,000 homogeneous manuscript units during a season, according to Nielsen Music.

In terms of a many -treamed tunes of a 2017 summer, “Despacito” takes a crown, with 599.75 million on-demand audio and video streams combined. It was distant forward a No. 2 many streamed track: Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO TOUR Llif3,” with 325.44 million streams. “Despacito” was also a biggest offered strain of a summer, with 1,582,000 downloads sold.

But not each list was led by “Despacito,” as a biggest strain on a radio during a deteriorate was Bruno Mars’ “That’s What we Like.” The lane collected 1.847 billion in assembly impressions opposite all of a radio stations that are enclosed in a all-format Radio Songs chart. (“Despacito” was a second biggest strain on a radio, with 1.793 billion impressions.)

Top 10 Artists of a Summer (Based on Combined Performance on a Billboard Hot 100 Billboard 200)
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Bruno Mars
3. DJ Khaled
4. Ed Sheeran
5. Imagine Dragons
6. Lil Uzi Vert
7. Justin Bieber
8. Sam Hunt
9. Future
10. Shawn Mendes

Top 10 Albums of a Summer (Based on Overall Equivalent Album Units)
1. Kendrick Lamar, DAMN. (792,000)
2. DJ Khaled, Grateful (770,000)
3. Imagine Dragons, Evolve (619,000)
4. JAY Z, 4:44 (506,000)
5. Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide) (470,000)
6. 2 Chainz, Pretty Girls Like Trap Music (462,000)
7. Drake, More Life (440,000)
8. Katy Perry, Witness (431,000)
9. Lil Uzi Vert, Luv Is Rage 2 (431,000)
10. Calvin Harris, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (428,000)
Source: Nielsen Music. Total units for an manuscript simulate activity for a generation of a summer tracking duration (May 26-Aug. 31), including lane sales and streams purebred by songs before their primogenitor manuscript was released.

Top 20 Songs of a Summer (From Billboard’s Songs of a Summer Chart)
1. Luis Fonsi Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
2. Bruno Mars, “That’s What we Like”
3. DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance a Rapper Lil Wayne, “I’m a One”
4. DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
5. Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”
6. Imagine Dragons, “Believer”
7. Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
8. French Montana featuring Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
9. Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
10. Post Malone featuring Quavo, “Congratulations”
11. Shawn Mendes, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”
12. The Chainsmokers Coldplay, “Something Just Like This”
13. Lil Uzi Vert, “XO TOUR Llif3”
14. Zedd Alessia Cara, “Stay”
15. Charlie Puth, “Attention”
16. Future, “Mask Off”
17. Childish Gambino, “Redbone”
18. Niall Horan, “Slow Hands”
19. James Arthur, “Say You Won’t Let Go”
20. Kygo x Selena Gomez, “It Ain’t Me”

Top 10 Most Streamed Songs of a Summer (On-Demand Audio and Video Combined)
1. Luis Fonsi Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, “Despacito” (599.75 million)
2. Lil Uzi Vert, “XO TOUR Llif3” (325.44 million)
3. DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance a Rapper Lil Wayne, “I’m a One” (319.77 million)
4. DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts” (305.72 million)
5. Post Malone featuring Quavo, “Congratulations” (296.59 million)
6. French Montana featuring Swae Lee, “Unforgettable” (290.13 million)
7. Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.” (276.07 million)
8. Bruno Mars, “That’s What we Like” (268.19 million)
9. Future, “Mask Off” (239.74 million)
10. Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You” (211.82 million)
Source: Nielsen Music (May 26-Aug. 31).

Top 10 Radio Songs of a Summer (Total Audience Impressions on Stations Included on a All-Format Radio Songs Chart)
1. Bruno Mars, “That’s What we Like” (1.847 billion in assembly impressions)
2. Luis Fonsi Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, “Despacito” (1.793 billion)
3. Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You” (1.645 billion)
4. Zedd featuring Alessia Cara, “Stay” (1.518 billion)
5. The Chainsmokers Coldplay, “Something Just Like This” (1.448 billion)
6. Imagine Dragons, “Believer” (1.323 billion)
7. Shawn Mendes, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” (1.298 billion)
8. DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance a Rapper Lil Wayne, “I’m a One” (1.201 billion)
9. Kygo x Selena Gomez, “It Ain’t Me” (1.177 billion)
10. DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts” (1.146 billion)
Source: Nielsen Music (May 26-Aug. 31).

Top 10 Selling Songs of a Summer
1. Luis Fonsi Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, “Despacito” (1,582,000 downloads)
2. Niall Horan, “Slow Hands” (643,000)
3. Imagine Dragons, “Believer” (642,000)
4. DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance a Rapper Lil Wayne, “I’m a One” (610,000)
5. Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road” (595,000)
6. Shawn Mendes, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” (559,000)
7. Charlie Puth, “Attention” (554,000)
8. DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts” (507,000)
9. Liam Payne featuring Quavo, “Strip That Down” (462,000)
10. Post Malone featuring Quavo, “Congratulations” (421,000)
Source: Nielsen Music (May 26-Aug. 31).

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