No surprise at the very top as DRAKE goes number 1 with One Dance. The single tops the list in its fourth chart week which makes it the fastest number 1 hit in 2016 so far.
It is Drake's first top hit in Germany (as well as in some other countries too) and the first Canadian artist topping the list here as a lead artist since Nelly Furtado did so in late 2006 with her All Good Things (Come To An End). Drake took more than five years to get here–more than SIA but very much faster than Sean Paul.
To repeat the fact: It is the first time in German chart history that a Nigerian artist who still lives on the African continent reaches the top in Germany.
The other story of the week is the arrival of the new collaboration between Calvin Harris & Rihanna. This Is What You Came For starts right at #6 giving the DJ his sixth top 10 hit and lifting the singer from Barbados further up to the heights of pop olymp. With 15 top 10 hits alone in this current decade Rihanna already is the most successful artist of the past six years. All in all she has 24 top 10 entries under her belt which is more than Scooter but one short of Depeche Mode. Measuring only female solo artists she ranks at #3 of the all time list, two entries short of Madonna but still far away from Caterina Valente who had 36 top 10 singles in her career.
A further song invading the top 10 comes in the face of French-Australian collaboration KUnGS vs. Cookin' On 3 Burners. This Girl goes 17 places up in its third chart week and brings house back to the upper end of the German list.
On the way up also rapper Desiigner is. His oldschool rap Panda goes 26–17 in its fifth chart week. Also British Julian Perretta enters the top 20. His way up slowly calms down but he still git support by a lot of house remixes around.
Galantis sets his first Top50 hit. No Money jumps 45 places to #31 in its second chart week.
Gnash feat. Olivia O'Brien land at #37 with i hate u i love u. It is the duo's second chart week.
On the album's list Udo Lindenberg rules with his new offering Stärker als die Zeit. The demand also brings Durch die schweren Zeiten back to the upper half of the song's list. It stops at #36. The album's title track lands at #90 on single downloads alone.
The third season of Sing meinen Song is aired since four weeks. It misses so far the big success we are used to from the years before. Well–the episode focussing on Samy Deluxe brings at least two entries in the list. First of all it is Samy Deluxe's own single Haus am Mehr that lands at #62–a comeback after an almost five years chart pause. On #99 Xavier Naidoo's take on Weck mich auf comes in. The original recording peaked at #4 in 2001. The cover is Xavier Naidoo's 42nd chart entry as a solo artist–as much as Udo Jürgens achieved in his whole career.