Future tops two key music charts this week as “Wait For U” that includes Drake and Tems debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100 songs chart, and his newest album, “I By no means Preferred You,” completed the feat on the Billboard 200. Though the track is Future’s second (his first was alongside Younger Thug on Drake’s “Means 2 Attractive”) Scorching 100 entry, “Wait For U” is his first because the lead point out.
“Wait For U” has been streamed a complete of 40.2 million instances, with 7.9 million radio airplay viewers impressions and 6,400 downloads offered within the April 29-Might 5 monitoring week, in accordance with Luminate by way of Billboard.
Future’s “I By no means Preferred You” LP earned him his eighth No. 1 album to debut atop the Billboard 200, with 222,000 equal album items earned.
The monitor additionally commemorated Drake’s tenth time at No. 1 on the Scorching 100 chart and, in a celebratory first, Tems provides the No. 1 to her rising arsenal of hits. That is Tems’ second prime 10, after Wizkid’s “Essence” landed as No. 9 within the chart throughout October 2021. The Nigerian singer has beforehand loved a co-sign from Drake on his newest album, “Licensed Lover Boy,” which was launched final yr.
In response to Billboard, Drake is the tenth act in Scorching 100 historical past to attain 10 No. 1s, becoming a member of solely Michael Jackson and Stevie Marvel. Drake additionally solely claims the report for probably the most No. 1 debuts on the Scorching 100, as “Look ahead to U” is his sixth.
Future’s seventh consecutive solo studio album, “I By no means Preferred You” was launched on April 29 and contains different A-list visitor appearances from Kanye West, Gunna, Younger Thug, EST Gee and Kodak Black.
The track’s accompanying medieval-inspired music video was launched on Might 5 and is at present sitting at No. 3 on YouTube’s trending music web page with 5 million views and counting.
“Wait For U” joins three extra tracks from the album within the prime 10, together with “Puffin on Zootiez” at No. 4, “712PM” at No. 8, and “I’m Dat N***a” at No. 10.
As for the remainder of the charts, Harry Kinds’ “As It Was” settles into No. 2 on the Scorching 100, after three weeks at No. 1. Jack Harlow’s “First Class” fell 2-3 spots down on the Scorching 100 — simply three weeks after it launched at No. 1. It did, nevertheless, climb when it comes to airplay, leaping from 23 to 10 in simply its second week on Radio Songs.
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