Hip Hop Single Sales: Cardi B Cracks Top 10 With "Bartier Cardi"

Cardi B’s reign just won’t let up. Her latest single, the 21 Savage-assisted “Bartier Cardi,” made its debut on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart at #4 for the week ending on December 28. She currently has four songs in the Top 10, including “Bodak Yellow” (#5), her verse on Migos’ Culture 2 cut “Motor Sport” (#6) featuring Nicki Minaj and G-Eazy’s “No Limit” (#8) featuring A$AP Rocky.

The visual for Kendrick Lamar’s “LOVE.” featuring Zacari was released recently allowing the DAMN. single to shoot up the charts from #23 to #10. The highest debut the week belongs to Travis Scott and Quavo with “Eye 2 Eye” featuring Takef.

This week’s R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart sees Post Malone and 21 Savage back at #1 with “Rockstar.” Khalid also made his way back into the Top 10 and landed at #2 this week with “Young, Dumb & Broke” and Lil Pump’s “Gucci Gang” sales increased by 150 percent placing him at the #3 spot.

Cardi B Debuts On Top With 21 Savage On “Bartier Cardi”

Cardi B occupies four spots on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales charts and her latest, “Bartier Cardi,” holds the highest spot at #4. It sold a total 44,571 units upon its release.

Her breakout single “Bodak Yellow” follows right behind at #5 with 42,800 in digital downloads as the song inches towards a million with 730,904 single downloads to date.

At #6 is Migos’ “Motor Sport” featuring herself and Nicki Minaj. Sales for “Motor Sport” increased by 184 percent, jumping from #9 to #6 with 41,623 units in sales. She also has another hit at #8 as a featured artist on G-Eazy’s “No Limit” featuring A$AP Rocky, which sold 36,547 in digital downloads.

Kendrick Lamar’s “LOVE.” Breaks Into Top 10

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. single “LOVE.” has worked its way up the charts to #10. It held down the #12 spot last week and had an increase 183 percent in sales for a total  31,628 singles sold. Altogether, “LOVE.” has sold 312,416 units.

Travis Scott & Quavo Earn Highest Debut Of The Week

“Eye 2 Eye” f Travis Scott and Quavo’s Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho project hit the #37 spot on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart, making it the highest debut the week. It sold 8,426 units for the week ending on December 28, 2017.

The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 12/28/2017

The number in bold indicates this week’s sales, while the number in parentheses represents the total number digital singles sold.

#1. Post Malone f. 21 Savage — “Rockstar” — 97,573 (812,299)

#2. Khalid — Young, Dumb & Broke — 46,927 (371,551)

#3. Lil Pump — “Gucci Gang” — 44,590 (212,575)

#4. Cardi B f. 21 Savage — “Bartier Cardi” — 44,571

#5. Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” — 42,800 (730,904)

#6. Migos f. Nicki Minaj & Cardi B — “MotorSport” — 41,623 (162,408)

#7. Post Malone — I Fall Apart — 38,834 (282,348)

#8. G-Eazy f. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B — “No Limit” — 36,547 (246,151)

#9. NF — “Let You Down” — 34,807 (171,686)

#10. Kendrick Lamar f. Zacari — “LOVE.” — 31,628 (312,416)