Nicki Minja made Spotify history over the weekend with the Rick James-inspired single, super weird girl.
Nicki Minaj continues her reign as rap royalty, making history with the release of her new single super weird girl. After the release of super weird girlover the weekend (Aug 13), Nicki scored the biggest solo debut for a female rap song in Spotify history.
According to chart data, the song garnered over three million streams in the first day and also became the top new entry on Spotify’s global chart, debuting at No. 13.
Along with Nicki Minaj’s unprecedented debut on Spotify, super weird girl it also held the iTunes #1 spot on the US and Canadian charts and entered the Top 100 in several other countries, including Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
After the release of the album, Nicki Minaj teased a surprise for fanstweeting: “If the Barbz are good, they will get another surprise. #SuperFreakyGirl is trending if you want it…”
If the Barbz are good, they will receive another surprise. 🎀😅 #SuperFreakyGirl give it a trend if you want it…
—Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) August 13, 2022
Spotify has an impressive lineup for most streams of all time, announcing on May 6 that Bad Bunny A summer without you became the most streamed artist of all time globally on his platform in a single day (a title previously held by Drake) racking up 183 million Spotify streams in 24 hours.
Harry Styles is more than his, with his single How was it earning 16,103,849 streams in its first 24 hours on Spotify in April of this year. As of now, it has over a billion views.
.@Harry Styles“As It Was” becomes the fastest song to surpass 1.1 billion streams in Spotify history.
— chart data (@chartdata) August 14, 2022
The top ten of most works by any artist overall is still held by Drake, with Bad Bunny hot on his heels in second place. Take a look at the top 10 Spotify artists with the most streams.
1 drake – 49,160,520,580
2 Bad Bunny – 42,309,393,425
3 Ed Sheeran – 37,415,020,824
4 The Weekend – 33,746,041,276
5 Justin Bieber – 31,828,155,294
6 Ariana Grande – 31,804,355,210
7 Taylor Swift – 31,413,305,996
8 Eminem – 29,831,810,538
9 Post Malone – 29,324,454,176
10 BTS – 27,718,706,655
.@NICKI MINAJ“Super Freaky Girl” from “Super Freaky Girl” debuts at #13 on Spotify’s global chart with 3.021 million streams, the new top entry.
— chart data (@chartdata) August 13, 2022
Nicki after starting a war between spotify barbz and apple music barbz pic.twitter.com/gb0kXQEVW0
— Xeno👾 (@AClDBLEEDER) August 14, 2022