Nielsen Soundscans Numbers Are In For Hip-Hop Singles ----Hip-HopDx
Exclusive: Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" ends "Happy" by Pharrell William's run at the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop singles sales chart.
This week, Iggy Azalea has the #1 single on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart, while a new song from Michael Jackson makes a strong debut and DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win” returns to the charts.
Iggy Azalea Proves To Be “Fancy” With #1 Single
Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” single holds the #1 spot on this week’s R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
The rapper’s single has been on the charts for nine weeks and jumped from #4 last week to the chart-topping spot this week. It sold 221,540 copies this week, a 104 percent increase from last week’s 108,474 units sold.
“Fancy,” which also features Charli XCX, is now gold, with sales of 596,230.
“Fancy” also drops Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” to #2, the first time a song other than “Happy” has been the #1 single on the chart in more than a month.
Michael Jackson’s “Love Never Felt So Good” Makes Highest Debut
Michael Jackson’s “Love Never Felt So Good” enters the charts at #5 this week, the highest debut on this week’s tally.
Jackson’s second posthumous album is set to be released Tuesday (May 13) via Epic Records and the Estate of Michael Jackson.
Xscape is set to be executive produced by Epic Records Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid, who is said to have been digging through Jackson archives spanning four decades of the singer's material. The songs have been reworked and modernized keeping "Jackson’s essence and integrity, creating the best music you’ve never heard," according to Epic.
DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win” Goes Triple Platinum
DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win” single, which was released in 2010, has now sold more than 3 million units thanks to a more than 1,000 percent increase in sales this week.
The song, which also features T-Pain, Ludacris, Rick Ross and Snoop Dogg, sold 41,551 units this week, up from 2,999 copies last week. It is the #9 single this week.