“Needed Me” bumps Drake from his record-breaking 18-week run at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
with “One Dance,” featuring WizKid & Kyla. The song slides to No. 2 on the chart (which blends airplay, sales and streaming data, powered by Nielsen Music). “Needed Me” had spent the last eight weeks at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs below “One Dance.”
Rihanna takes the No. 1 slot despite an overall 2 percent decline in chart points. That said, the song is up 1 percent in streams (to 4.1 million in the week ending Sept. ; 41 percent of its weekly clicks are from Spotify, while YouTube claims 35 percent. The song slips 11 percent in sales (to 27,000 downloads) and falls 2 percent in audience (to 80.6 million).
The crowning climb follows another No. 1 for Rihanna earlier this year with “Work,” featuring Drake, which spent 11 weeks on top, first leading the Feb. 13 chart. It’s the first time that Rihanna has placed two tracks from the same album atop the chart; both are from her most recent release, Anti. The set debuted at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart (Feb. 20) and spent four weeks at No. 1.
The recently formed Band Cruel Youth has released a new and impressive ballad this week have a listen.
Teddy found an inseparable intimacy in their creative chemistry and the two married just a few months later. Formerly known by her stage name “Natalia Kills,” she unhesitatingly took her newly wed’s family name “Sinclair” in May of 2014 whilst legally changing her first name to her cherished childhood nickname “Teddy.” In the summer of 2015, she announced her new identity to her fans. And thus, Cruel Youth was born.
Teyana Taylor, star of Kanye West’s music video “Fade,” talks with Access Hollywood’s Alex Hudgens about the casting process for the video. Did she have to audition? Watch!