What does Joe Jonas have in common with Paul McCartney in Hot 100 history?

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Joe Jonas' Comeback Song "Cake By the Ocean" with Band DNCE

Joe Jonas' new group is off to a Fab start.

As previously reported, the Jonas-fronted DNCE jumps 41-26 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Jan. 23) with its debut Republic Records single "Cake by the Ocean."

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When considering Jonas' full chart history, the rise of "Cake" places him in elite territory, as Jonas has now hit the Hot 100's top 40 under three billings: before DNCE, he tallied 10 top 40 hits in 2007-09 as part of Jonas Brothers, while he notched two as a soloist in 2008.

Jonas, thus, joins a select cluster of chart veterans who've scored such a triple, led by, most prominently, Paul McCartney. With the Beatles, Macca tallied 50 top 40 Hot 100 hits. Wings notched 23 (some credited to Paul McCartney & Wings), and McCartney has added 31 more solo (apart from Wings billings), including pairings with his late wife Linda, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and, most recently, Rihanna and Kanye West.

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Jonas and McCartney are joined by other choice company. Other acts that have hit the Hot 100's top 40 solo and with at least two groups: Paul Carrack, Ice Cube, Johnny Gill, CeeLo Green, Ted Nugent, Donny Osmond, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Paul Rodgers, Tommy Shaw and John Waite.

Meanwhile, Eric Clapton has hit the Hot 100's top 40 as a soloist and with three groups: Cream, Derek & the Dominos and the Yardbirds.

Near-miss: McCartney's fellow Beatle George Harrison, along with Tom Petty, would make the cut if supergroup Traveling Wilburys (also featuring Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and ELO's Jeff Lynne) had risen five notches higher with "Handle With Care." The all-star single (from the first of the band's two albums) hit No. 45 on the Hot 100 in 1988.

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And, honorable mention to acts that could be included if considering one-time charity acts, like USA for Africa (of which Dylan was a part), which crowned the Hot 100 for four weeks in 1985 with "We Are the World": the ballad's writers, Jackson (Jackson 5) and Lionel Richie (Commodores), as well as (among soloists on the song), Kenny Loggins, Steve Perry, Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross, Paul Simon and Tina Turner.

(Other one-offs, including Band-Aid, Dionne & Friends and Voices That Care, among others, would add more acts to the three-fer honor roll.)

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One more honorable mention: to Joe Jonas' former Jonas Brothers brother (and still real-life brother ...;) Kevin Jonas, for getting in on the guessing as to who has achieved the feat:

If Grohl can score a solo top 40 entry on the Hot 100, to go along with hits that he's notched with Nirvana and Foo Fighters, you'll be correct, Kevin!

--Additional reporting by Keith Caulfield, Alex Vitoulis & Trevor Anderson

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What does Joe Jonas have in common with Paul McCartney in Hot 100 history?
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Singer Joe Jonas of DNCE performs at Staples Center on July 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
AUBURN HILLS, MI - JUNE 24: Joe Jonas of DNCE performs during the Revival Tour at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 25, 2016 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JUNE 11: (L-R) Jack Lawless, Joe Jonas, Cole Whittle and Jin Joo Lee participates in DNCE Hits 97.3 Live Session on June 11, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Thaddaeus McAdams/WireImage)
NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 02: Singer Joe Jonas and guitarist JinJoo Lee of the band DNCE performs during Selena Gomez in concert at The Prudential Center on June 2, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Brian Killian/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Joe Jonas of the band DNCE performs live on SiriusXM Hits 1's The Morning Mash Up at SiriusXM Studios on June 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: (L-R) Musicians Jack Lawless, JinJoo Lee, Joe Jonas and Cole Whittle of band DNCE visit Music Choice on June 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Musicians Jack Lawless, JinJoo Lee, Joe Jonas, and Cole Whittle of DNCE attend the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Lester Cohen/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
CARSON, CA - MAY 14: Singer Joe Jonas of DNCE and actress/singer Hailee Steinfeld perform at 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango 2016 at StubHub Center on May 14, 2016 in Carson, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
CARSON, CA - MAY 14: Singer-songwriter/musician Joe Jonas attends the 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango 2016 at the StubHub Center on May 14, 2016 in Carson, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Joe Jonas arrives at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 1, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Singer Joe Jonas of the music group The Jonas Brothers makes an appearance at MTV Studios in Times Square for MTV's Total Request Live, Tuesday Nov. 13, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Joe Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers, performs at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Joe Jonas, of The Jonas Brothers, attends the "Camp Rock" premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
From left, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Brothers poses in the press room at "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live" in Los Angeles on Wednesday Dec. 3, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Musician Joe Jonas of the music group The Jonas Brothers performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" show in New York, on Friday, June 12, 2009. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Joe Jonas arrives at the annual Pre-GRAMMY Gala presented by The Recording Academy and Clive Davis on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly, Hills, California. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Singer and actor Joe Jonas, foreground watches an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the New York Knicks, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee),
Joe Jonas seen during We Day at the Air Canada Centre on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
Joe Jonas arrives at Teen Vogue's Young Hollywood Party on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Singer Joe Jonas attends the BVLGARI Decades of Glamour Oscar Party at Soho House on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Joe Jonas and Kelly Rowland, right, attend the Opening Ceremony Fall 2014 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)
Joe Jonas and Blanda Eggenschwiler are seen at The Global Movement for Humanity supported by unite4:good at the Residence of Baronness Von Bismark, on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Paris. (Photo by Philippe Perusseau/Invision for unite4:good/AP Images)
Joe Jonas of Jonas Brothers performing at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on Sunday August 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2013 file photo, from left, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas of the musical group Jonas Brothers arrive at the Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheater, in Los Angeles. The Jonas Brothers are canceling their tour two days before it begins on Oct. 11, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

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