Hip Hop Single Sales: Migos, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B "Motor Sport" Wins the Top 10 Debut
Also, Michael Jackson's 1982 hit "Thriller" got the hit of Halloween in order to rise in the Top 10.
Migos have Nicki Minaj and the Cardi B in the same song, "Motor Sport," to dispel any beef rumors. The collab won the five artists #2 record on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart for the week that ended on 2 November.
Following the Halloween (October 31), Michael Jackson's 1982 smash "Thriller" reappeared in great shape, landing in the #4 spot.
Also, the ringing of N. E. R. D. return created by the Rihanna cut features "Lemon" helped the band to earn a place in the #14, earning the second highest debut of the week.
Migos, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B Debut At #2 With "Motor Sport"
Cardi B and Nicki Minaj-featured Migos single "MotorSport" which appears in the trio of Atlanta the next CULTURE 2 album, earns this week's highest debut at #2. The Murda Beatz-produced song accumulated 36,586 in digital downloads following its release on the 27th of October.
Micheal Jackson's "Thriller" Returns To The Top 10
No Halloween is complete without Michael Jackson's "Thriller." The song of the longevity and relevance has been proven time and time again with its place in the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart at #4, displacing the Logic of the #5.
The sales of "Thriller" shot up 137 percent this week, selling a whopping 19,722 in digital downloads in comparison with 8,320 the previous week to a total of 4,138,788 units moved.
N. E. R. D & Rihanna Score Big Debut With The Surprise Of The Track "Lemon"
N. E. R. D. is back in a major way. The group of "Lemon", which features Rihanna, flexing his skills rapping, wins this week's second highest debut at #14. The song has gained 7,965 in digital downloads in a short period of time, moving thousands of units in just two days.
The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 11/02/2017
#1. Post Malone f. 21 Wild "Rockstar" — 46,044 (365,184)
#2. Migos f. Nicki Minaj & Cardi B – "MotorSport" — 36,586
#3. Cardi B – "Bodak Yellow" — 29,224 (555,043)