Plus: Miley Cyrus scores her biggest sales week in nearly a decade & rock band Periphery nets its third top 10.
Cyrus dropped her eighth studio album, Endless Summer Vacation, just three days prior.
"It was a time in my life where I was going through just a lot emotionally and personally," she shared.
The star's eighth studio album is out on March 10.
Is it for a tour announcement? A new single? A "Flowers" remix?
From Cyrus' Hannah Montana days to present.
Miley Cyrus Celebrates Another Week of ‘Flowers’ Atop Hot 100, Thanks Fans for ‘Connecting in Such a Positive Way’
The singer took to social media to share some film-style photos of herself dancing and having fun, just as the song intended to inspire.
Her nine-year absence from the No. 1 spot is the longest since the chart launched in 2013.
On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we're talking all about a very active week in pop music.
The track becomes the star's second No. 1 on the Hot 100 after 2013's "Wrecking Ball."