Cardi B’s smash hit “WAP” with Megan Thee Stallion maintained its dominance over the charts over a month since its launch, and has racked up much more accolades.
On Monday (September 14), Billboard unveiled their new World 200 chart and its first No. 1 tune is none aside from “WAP,” which was the most-streamed tune for the week ending on September 10, pulling in additional than 100.9 million streams from internationally.
“Number one all all over the world?” Megan gushed on Instagram over the information. “Thank y’all a lot.”
Likewise, Cardi took to the social platform to have fun the thrilling information. “Number one in America and #1 worldwide!!! We’re soo Grateful and grateful @theestallion,” she penned. “The entire world actually loves WET A** PUSSHHHHHYYYYY!”
Alongside the World 200 chart, Billboard additionally rolled out the World Excl. US chart. Because the title suggests, it’s much like the World 200 however excludes US streaming and gross sales numbers. Billboard issued a sequence of tweets explaining how the brand new charts will work. The brand new charts will observe the preferred songs worldwide. Rankings might be calculated primarily based on streams and digital gross sales every week generated.
Colombian singer Maluma’s “Hawái” was the primary observe to prime the World Excl. US chart, main with 85.3 million streams.
In the meantime, “WAP” reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Sizzling 100 chart from BTS’ “Dynamite”, bumping the South Korean boyband right down to second place. With this, Cardi B has tied her earlier document for “Bodak Yellow,” which loved a three-week run on the chart.
Launched Aug. 7, “WAP” had probably the most first-week streams for any tune in 2020, pulling in a monstrous 93 million streams, in accordance with Billboard. Every week after its launch, the mega-hit was certified gold by the Recording Trade Affiliation of America (RIAA). Moreover, Cardi broke her previous record for probably the most No. 1 hits by a feminine rapper, with Ayo & Keyz-produced single netting her fourth chart-topper.