Megan Thee Stallion scores her first No. 1 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Songs airplay chart as “Hot Girl Summer,” her collaboration with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign, climbs from the runner-up rank on the chart dated Oct. 26. The tune ascends regardless of a 1% drop in performs on the format within the week ending Oct. 20, based on Nielsen Music.
“Summer,” which reaches the summit in its 10th week on the chart, has simply outshone the Houston rapper’s prior entries on Rhythmic Songs: Debut launch “Big Ole Freak” notched a No. 21 peak in May, whereas “Cash Shit,” that includes DaBaby, halted at No. 24 final month.
Ty Dolla $ign, in the meantime, collects his third No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs and first not in a featured function. He beforehand reigned via visitor turns on Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home,” a one-week winner in 2016 and on Post Malone’s “Psycho,” a four-week champ final yr.
“Summer” additionally offers Nicki Minaj her eighth go to to the Rhythmic Songs summit, and with it, she surpasses Mariah Carey for the third-most No. 1s on the chart amongst feminine artists because it started in 1992, trailing solely Rihanna (17) and Beyoncé (9).
Here’s a recap of Minaj’s eight No. 1s on the chart:
Song Title, Weeks at No. 1, Date Reached No. 1
“Bottoms Up,” (Trey Songz that includes Nicki Minaj), one, Oct. 30, 2010
“Super Bass,” one, Aug. 6, 2011
“Touchin, Lovin,” (Trey Songz that includes Nicki Minaj), 4, Nov. 22, 2014
“Truffle Butter,” that includes Drake and Lil Wayne, one, March 28, 2015
“Hey Mama” (David Guetta that includes Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack), one, July 25, 2015
“Rake It Up,” (Yo Gotti that includes Nicki Minaj), one, Nov. 4, 2017)
“Big Bank,” (YG that includes 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj), one, Oct. 20, 2018
“Hot Girl Summer,” with Megan Thee Stallion and Ty Dolla $ign, one (so far), Oct. 26, 2019
Beyond its Rhythmic Songs coronation, “Summer” additionally heats up different radio lists, together with an 6-5 enchancment on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay via a 1% bump to 20.9 million in viewers within the week ending Oct. 20.