Kylie Minogue and Dua Lipa rocket from No. 37 to No. 15 on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated Jan. 16) with “Real Groove.” The song’s original Minogue-only version, from her November album Disco, originally reached No. 26 that month.
The track’s Studio 2054 remix with Dua Lipa, released Dec. 31, drove the song in the week ending Jan. 7, when all its versions combined earned 811,000 U.S. streams, up 468%, according to MRC Data.
“Groove” sparks Minogue’s highest rank on the streaming-, sales- and airplay-based Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. Of her 11 career entries on the survey, two others have reached the top 20, both in November and both from Disco: “Magic” (No. 17) and “Say Something” (No. 18).
Other Minogue classics, including “The Loco-Motion,” which chugged to No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1988, the year that the diva first hit Billboard charts, and “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” (No. 7, 2002) predate Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, which began in January 2013.
In other Hot Dance/Electronic Songs action, Grimes returns with two tracks following the Jan. 1 release of her remix album, Miss Anthropocene: Rave Edition. “Violence,” with i_o, restarts at No. 24 and “Delete Forever” re-enters at No. 40. Rave includes remixes of “Violence” by Rezz and “Delete” by Channel Tres.
Both tracks initially peaked in March (“Delete” at No. 14 and “Violence” at No. 19), the same week that Grimes’ Miss Anthropocene debuted at No. 1 on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart.
On the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, Loud Luxury and Frank Walker hit the top 10 with “Like Gold,” featuring Stephen Puth (13-8). The third top 10 for Loud Luxury, the second for Walker and the first for Puth is drawing core-dance airplay, including on leaders KMVQ-HD2 San Francisco, Music Choice’s Dance/EDM channel and iHeartRadio’s Evolution Network. (The Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart measures radio airplay on a select group of full-time dance stations, along with plays during mix shows on nearly 80 top 40-formatted reporters.)