The song becomes Cyrus’ first No. 1 on the chart, blasting 22-1 on the strength of lofty streaming and sales totals following the release of its much buzzed-about video
Miley Cyrus smashes her way to her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, as “Wrecking Ball” rockets 22-1 with top Streaming and Sales Gainer honors. The song knocks Katy Perry’s “Roar” out of the top spot after two weeks.
Cyrus previously rose as high as No. 2 on the Hot 100 with two songs: prior single “We Can’t Stop” and 2009’s “Party in the U.S.A.”