Hip Hop Single Sales: Drake's "God's Plan" & "Diplomatic Immunity" Dominate The Chart

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Drake dropped his surprise EP Scary Hours with just the two songs, “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity.” Now, they’ve taken the #1 and #2 spots on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales charts. Also, as NF’s hit single “Let You Down” (#8) gains in popularity, he earns another Top 10 hit with “No Name,” which made its debut at #5. Lastly, Tinashe and Offset scored the biggest gain of the week with “No Drama” at #17.

Drake Takes Over The #1 And #2 Spots

Drake’s “God’s Plan”  debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week and also broke U.S. Spotify’s record for most streams in a single day.

“Diplomatic Immunity” also performed well, landing at #2 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart for the week ending on January 25. “God’s Plan” sold 127,463 in digital downloads and “Diplomatic Immunity” sold 38,788.

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NF Earns Two Spots In The Top 10

Christian rapper NF’s most recent single “No Name” made its debut at #5 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart this week. It sold an impressive 27,633 in digital downloads for its first week.

NF’s more popular tune “Let You Go” dropped down a few spots this week to #8. The slow ballad pushed 20,207 in digital sales for a total of 255,708 records to date.

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Tinashe & Offset Shoot Up The Charts With “No Drama”

Tinashe is making her return with a true bop in “No Drama” featuring Offset. The fresh single made its debut on the charts at #17 and sold 8,575 in digital sales, a 473 percent increase from last week.

The Nightride singer recently announced plans to release two more singles, “Faded Love” and “Me So Bad,” off her forthcoming album Joyride.

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The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 01/25/2017

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

#1. Drake — “God’s Plan” — 127,463

#2. Drake — “Diplomatic Immunity” — 38,788

#3. Bruno Mars f. Cardi B — “Finesse (Remix)” — 35,280 (223,314)

#4. Post Malone f. 21 Savage — “Rockstar” — 29,511 (965,230)

#5. NF — “No Name” — 27,633

#6. G-Eazy f. Halsey — “Him & I” — 20,510 (218,506)

#7. Eminem f. Ed Sheeren  — “River” — 20,431 (176,738)

#8. NF — “Let You Down” — 20,207 (255,708)

#9. Post Malone — “I Fall Apart” — 14,958 (352,749)

#10. G-Eazy f. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B — “No Limit” — 14,120 (323,629)

Source: Hip Hop DX