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Sia’s ‘Unstoppable’ Hits 100-Week Milestone on Adult Contemporary Chart

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Aptly given its title, Sia’s “Unstoppable” becomes the first song in nearly a quarter-century to spend 100 weeks on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart.

The track hits triple-digits on the list dated May 11, where it holds at No. 4. It notched 12 weeks at No. 1, nonconsecutively, between charts dated Nov. 12, 2022, and March 18, 2023.

Below is a look at the select four songs to have logged at least 100 weeks on Adult Contemporary over the chart’s history, which dates to July 1961.

Notably, three are by Australian acts: Above Sia’s song, the top two are by pop duo Savage Garden. (LeAnn Rimes, also on the list below, is from Jackson, Miss.)

Most Weeks on Adult Contemporary Chart:

  • 124, “I Knew I Loved You,” Savage Garden (No. 1 for 17 weeks, beginning Dec. 25, 1999)
  • 123, “Truly Madly Deeply,” Savage Garden (No. 1, 11 weeks, beginning April 11, 1998)
  • 104, “I Need You,” LeAnn Rimes (No. 2 peak, Oct. 7, 2000)
  • 100, “Unstoppable,” Sia (No. 1, 12 weeks, beginning Nov. 12, 2022)

through the chart dated May 11, 2024

Rules regarding the removal of songs from Adult Contemporary due to their age have varied over the years. On average, titles began having longer stays once the survey adopted electronically monitored Luminate data in July 1993. Check out Billboard’s charts legend for more details.

Meanwhile, the longevity of “Truly Madly Deeply” helped spark its No. 1 status on Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Adult Contemporary Songs chart.

“Unstoppable” has charted in the top five of Adult Contemporary for a record 84 weeks, all consecutively since the ranking dated Oct. 8, 2022. Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” follows with a likewise active run of 66 weeks in the top five, placing at No. 5 on the latest list. (The latter hadn’t yet been released when “Unstoppable” started its top five stay; it…

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