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 International 200 chart and its first No. 1 music is none apart from “WAP,” which was the most-streamed music for the week ending on September 10, pulling in additional than 100.9 million streams from the world over.
“#1 all around the globe?” 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. “#1 in America and #1 worldwide!!! We’re soo Grateful and grateful @theestallion,” she penned. “The entire world actually loves WET A** PUSSHHHHHYYYYY!”
Alongside the International 200 chart, Billboard additionally rolled out the International Excl. US chart. Because the identify suggests, it’s just like the International 200 however excludes US streaming and gross sales numbers. Billboard issued a collection of tweets explaining how the brand new charts will work. The brand new charts will monitor the most well-liked songs worldwide. Rankings will likely be calculated based mostly on streams and digital gross sales every week generated.
Colombian singer Maluma’s “Hawái” was the primary monitor to high the International Excl. US chart, main with 85.3 million streams.
In the meantime, “WAP” reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Scorching 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 essentially the most first-week streams for any music in 2020, pulling in a monstrous 93 million streams, in accordance with Billboard. Per 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 essentially the most No. 1 hits by a feminine rapper, with Ayo & Keyz-produced single netting her fourth chart-topper.