Ella Mai's 'Boo'd Up' Nears R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart Record, 'Trip' Hits Top 10

Ella Mai's 'Boo'd Up' Nears R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart Record, 'Trip' Hits Top 10


Mai is one week shy of matching Mary J. Blige for chart historical past.

As Ella Mai's "Boo'd Up" secures a 14th week atop Streets Talkin's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart (dated Sept. 22), the one matches the rule of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" for the second-best displaying by a feminine artist for the reason that chart's inception in 1992.

"Boo'd," Mai's breakout hit, wins a 14th time period on the summit regardless of a 10 % fall in viewers to 32.2 million on the format within the week ending Sept. 16, based on Nielsen Music.

With "Boo'd" now on par with the reign of Carey's "Together," the songs path solely Mary J. Blige's "Be Without You" for the longest-running No. 1 by a lady. Among all acts, Miguel's "Adorn" owns the mark with 23 weeks in cost.

Here's an up to date have a look at the longest-running No. 1s by all acts on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.

Weeks at No. 1, Song, Artist, Year(s) at No. 1
23, "Adorn," Miguel, 2012-13
15, "Hotline Bling," Drake, 2015-16
15, "Be Without You," Mary J. Blige, 2006
14, "Boo'd Up," Ella Mai, 2018
14, "Hold On, We're Going Home," Drake, 2013-14
14, "Pretty Wings," Maxwell, 2009
14, "Blame It," Jamie Foxx feat. T-Pain, 2009
14, "We Belong Together," Mariah Carey, 2005
13,  "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)," The Weeknd, 2015
13,  "Can't Be Friends," Trey Songz, 2010-11
13, "You're Makin' Me High," Toni Braxton, 1996

"Boo'd" traces its prolonged domination to its simultaneous reputation on each grownup and mainstream R&B stations. The tune logs an 11th week atop the Adult R&B Songs airplay chart and slips 5-9 on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop, after having beforehand spent two weeks at No. 1. (R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay ranks songs primarily based on viewers impressions on its mixed panel of grownup and mainstream R&B stations.)

'Trip' to Top 10: While "Boo'd" stays in entrance on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Mai bookends the highest 10 together with her new single "Trip," which lifts 15-10 in its sixth chart week. The monitor jumps into the higher tier due to a 29 % surge to 17.5 million impressions within the monitoring week. Mainstream radio is driving the exercise, with the tune up 15-12 on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop with a 28 % enhance in weekly performs.

Radio exercise helps "Trip" declare new peaks on the airplay, streaming and sales-based Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (No. 15) and all-genre Streets Talkin Hot 100 (No. 23) charts. "Boo'd" reached Nos. four and 5 on the surveys, respectively, in July.