The catch? That position was based on less than a half-day of sales and streaming activity and three-and-a-half days of radio.
She showed she can be bad-ass ("Green Light" performance) but also very peaceful and tranquil ("Liability" performance). Only her multi-week #1 "Royals" and #6-peaking "Team" went higher.
The New Zealand singer-songwriter performed her latest songs "Green Light" and "Liability".
All in all, it points towards a bloody exciting few months ahead - with hotly anticipated new album "Melodrama" set to land on June 16th. It will be C.K.'s fourth time as an emcee on the NBC sketch show, but it will be a first time for duo Drew Taggart and Alex Pall.
In an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Lorde revealed that "Green Light" is about "my first major heartbreak".