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Bruno Mars' 'Locked Out of Heaven' Sets New Charts Record

December 29, 2012 (2:48 am) GMT
The pop superstar's latest track makes history by topping the Hot 100, Radio, Digital and On-Demand charts simultaneously.
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Billboard has just released breaking news that ' new hit, "Locked Out of Heaven", has achieved another milestone in the charts this week. It is now the first single in the history of Billboard to rule the Hot 100, Radio Songs, Digital Songs and On-Demand Songs charts all at the same time.

Other artists have had similar success with their chart-topping hits, but not in all the categories where "Locked Out of Heaven" is now reigning simultaneously, as the On-Demand charts was established only in March of this year. 's "We Found Love" was concurrently at no. 1 in the Hot 100, Radio Songs and Digital Songs back in December 2011, as did 's "Rolling in the Deep", 's "Moves Like Jagger", and 's "E.T." last year.

This newest addition to Mars' list of achievements for "Locked Out of Heaven" follows the feat set in August 2010 by . His "Love the Way you Lie" collaboration with Rihanna became the first track by a solo male artist to lead the Hot 100, Radio Songs and Digital Songs charts, simultaneously.

"Locked Out of Heaven" brought the Grammy-winning Mars to the top of the charts, earning the Hawaiian singer-songwriter his fifth no. 1 pop hit and tying him with and for Male Artist with the most no. 1 hits on Billboard Hot 100. It is the carrier single of his second album "" which climbed to no. 2 when it debuted on the Billboard 200 charts last week.

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