Cardi B’s “UP” knocks down every current challenger on Billboard’s chart list. The single also debuts No.1 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs on the list dated Feb.20.
Cardi B best get used to life at the top of the charts. The New York City rapper’s new single “Up” debuts at No.4 on this week’s Billboard Global 200, making her the first female rapper with two Top 5 hits on the chart.
“ Up” arrives with, no surprise, a high streaming sum. As per MRC Data 31.2 million U.S streams registered in the week ending Feb11. And hence this total allows for a No.1 start pm the R&B/Hip-Hop streaming songs chart making it the fifth leader of her career. Tracks No.24 debut last week (on the chart dated Feb13) marked Cardi’s highest entrance among 20 singles on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, white its 24-18 increase on the current chart ties “ Motorsport,” her collaboration with Migos and Nicki Minaj, as her best second-week rank of those entries. “Up” ascends as it registers 8.7 million in audience impressions in its first full tracking week on the radio format, which wrapped on Feb.14.
Song Title, Artists (if other than Cardi B), Weeks at No.1 Date Reached No.1
“Bodak Yellow (Money Moves),” six Sept. 16, 2017
“ Finesse,” with Bruno Mars, one, Jan.20, 2018
“I like it,” with Bad Bunny & J Balvin, on, July 7, 2018
“ Please Me,” with Bruno Mars, one, March 16, 2019
“WAP,” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, 10 August 22, 2020
“Up,” one (to date), Febe.20, 2021
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Until “UP” no woman had debuted higher on the Hot 100 with a song with no other billed artist that also made Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart since Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)” in 1998, the only other single in the club.