The ladies snatched another one!
Cardi B’s “WAP,” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, SOARS onto the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart at No. 1. The collab launches as Cardi B’s fourth CHART TOPPER on the list and Megan Thee Stallion’s second!
Released Aug. 7, the song drew 93 million U.S. streams in the week ending Aug. 13, according to Nielsen Music/MRC, the most for any track ever in its first week of release.
No. 1 streams & sales: “WAP” roars in at No. 1 on both the Streaming Songs and Digital Song Sales charts, with 93 million U.S. streams and 125,000 downloads sold in the week ending Aug. 13, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. It also drew 11.6 million radio airplay audience impressions in the week ending Aug. 16.
“WAP” is Cardi B’s third No. 1 on Streaming Songs and fourth on Digital Song Sales. Megan Thee Stallion scores her second No. 1 on each chart.
The song’s official video was released Aug. 7 at midnight ET, after the track was made available for pre-order in Cardi B’s webstore via 12 autographed physical/digital combinations Aug. 3-6. Consumers could pre-order cassette, CD and vinyl singles (priced at $5-$15), with each purchase including a digital download; the download (the sale of which contributed to the latest tracking week) was made available and fulfilled to purchasers Aug. 7, with physical versions due to arrive at a later date.
Congrats to the ladies! 2020 has been a great year so far for Femcees!