Cardi B Makes History on Hot 100, Snags Third Career-Opening Top 10
Congratulations to Cardi B! The 25-year-old rapper is making history among female rappers. Reportedly, she’s the first female MC to send her first three entries on the Billboard Hot 100 to the top 10.
On the newest Hot 100 (dated Dec. 30), Cardi B’s third Hot 100 entry, “MotorSport,” with Migos and Nicki Minaj, moves up from No. 15 to No. 6, following the first full week of tracking after its official video arrived Dec. 7.
The collab zooms 9-5 on the Streaming Songs chart, up 40 percent to 31.7 million U.S. streams, according to Nielsen Music; 43-25 on Digital Song Sales (15,000 downloads sold, up 44 percent), as it posts the Hot 100’s top gains in streaming and sales; and 37-34 on Radio Songs (35 million in airplay audience, up 10 percent).
“MotorSport” follows G-Eazy’s “No Limit,” featuring A$AP Rocky and Cardi B, at No. 10 this week after reaching No. 7, and Cardi B’s former three-week debut No. 1, “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” (at No. 11).