“Shallow” Soars to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in "A Star Is Born"

Nothing quite like an Oscar performance to help a claim the no. 1 spot on the Billboard 100. 

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper took to the stage at the 91st Academy Awards. The A Star Is Born co-stars belted out a live performance of their single “Shallow.” The smoldering performance catapulted the single to the top spot on the latest edition of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, end Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” two-week reign. 

According to Rolling Stone, the single, which first peaked at no. 5 back in October, made its way to no. 1 from the no. 21 position. Following its Oscars spotlight, the soundtrack had a late sales surge selling 128,000 copied, up over 150 percent from the previous week.

This is the first no. 1 hit for Cooper and Gaga’s fourth. The song has won two Grammys, an Oscar for Best Original Song, a Golden Globe for best original song, and the BAFTA Award for best original music.