Ozzy Osbourne reaches No. 1 on Billboardfor the first time on the Hot Hard Rock Songs chart with “Patient Number 9”, featuring guitarist Jeff Beck, which debuts atop the chart dated July 9.
During the tracking week of June 24-30, “Patient” scored 2.2 million radio audience impressions, 1.4 million official US streams and 1,800 downloads sold, according to Luminate.
While Osbourne tops Hot Hard Rock Songs, which debuted in June 2020, it eclipses his previous No. 7, achieved with “Ordinary Man”, with Elton John, also in June 2020. Beck reigns in his first appearance in ranking.
Meanwhile, “Patient” debuts numbers 17 and 22 on Hot Rock Songs and Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, respectively.
The track also jumped from 21 to 12 on Rock & Alternative Airplay after its first full week of tracking the survey (June 27-July 3; it was released June 24).
“Patient” ranks 20-9 on the Mainstream Rock Airplay charts based on plays, becoming Osbourne’s 20th top 10 as a solo artist and his first since “Ordinary Man” (#7, May 2020). ). Beck adds his third top 10 and the first since his Seal collaboration “Manic Depression”, which reached No. 10 in February 1994. along the 41-year history, passing the 27-year, seven-month-and-three-week break for Elton John between his very own “Runaway Train,” featuring Eric Clapton (who last ranked in the top 10 on September 12, 1992) and his feature on Osbourne’s “Ordinary Man” (May 2, 2020).
“Patient” debuts at No. 1 on the Hard Rock digital song chart, becoming the fifth solo frontman for Osbourne, the legendary former Black Sabbath singer, and Beck’s first.
Patient number 9Osbourne’s 13th solo studio album, will be released on September 9th. His predecessor, ordinary mandebuted at No. 1 on the Top Rock Albums and Top Hard Rock Albums charts in March 2020 and has earned 704,000 equivalent album units to date.