Ella Mai has been climbing the charts. She reached the top of the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay charts a “Boo’d Up” advances 2-1. The hit climbs five percent in plays in the week ending July 15, according to Nielsen Music.
Ella is the first woman billed in a lead role to top the chart in 2018. In the previous week, Cadri B took the last No. 1 for a woman in a led role when “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” riled for nine frames in September to November 2017. According to Billboard, “Boo’d Up” also hold at No. 1 on Adult R&B Songs and R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for a second and fifth week, respectively.”
Among several songs by women, “Boo’d Up” ends a six-year drought: Beyoncé’s “Love and Top” was the last tune by a woman to hit No. 1 on all three charts, in 2012. The airplay gains also help “Boo’d Up” earn a new peak on Hot R&B/HipHop Songs (No. 4). A number of sales pushed the song to 4-3 to a new high on R&B/Hip-Hop Digita Sales.
Written By: Fantasia Harvey