Hip Hop Single Sales: Eminem & Ed Sheeran Take On The #1 Spot With "Rio"
Also, SZA's "The Weekend" makes its way into the Top 10 and a$AP Ferg's "Plain Jane" go up to the tables.
Eminem comes out at #1 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart for the second time since the Revival of the ad, but this time it is for his single with Ed Sheeran, "River". SZA Ctrl single "Weekend" shot up to #10 #28, winning this week's major profit and a$AP Ferg "Plain Jane" wins the week, the second-largest gain, landing at #14 on the chart ending on December 21, 2017.
This week, #1 belongs to Eminem, while Post Malone — that has dominated for a long time the first place with the 21 Savage-assisted "Rockstar" — has been delayed until the #2.
Eminem & Ed Sheeran's "River" Hits #1
Eminem featured pop singer (and occasional rapper) of Ed Sheeran in his Rebirth single "River" and since the project's release, the song has gone #1. "River" has sold 64,028 in digital downloads so far.
The revival debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
SZA "The Weekend" breaks Into The Top 10
SZA's platinum-selling single "Weekend" has reached the #10 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart. The popular outside of her Grammy Award-nominated album Ctrl shot up the charts of 168 percent and sold 13,691 in digital downloads, for a total of 120,770 in sales. The visual effect of "The Weekend", directed by Solange, was released on the 21st of December.
SZA won HipHopDX's 2017 and the End of the Year the Award for Best R&B Album of the Year for the Ctrl key and Best R&B Single for "Love in Abundance."
A$AP Ferg "Plain Jane" Makes a Huge Jump in The charts
"Plain Jane" is a single off a$AP Ferg the second mixtape Endeavor, which has made great progress in the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart, climbing from #26 to #14.
"Plain Jane" has accumulated 11,539 in digital sales, for a total 79,043 records up to date. That's a 106 percent increase compared to the previous week.
The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 12/21/2017
The number in bold indicates this week's sales, while the number in parentheses re