Drake has highest debut EVER on Urban Radio.

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As Drake's "Nice for What" blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1, the song makes history on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop radio airplay chart, becoming the first title ever to debut directly in the top 10 (since the list launched on Sept. 18, 1993).

 


"Nice" bursts in at No. 8 on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop tally (dated April 21) following its first full week of tracking, ending April 15. The song was released April 6.

Before "Nice," the previous debut benchmark was a No. 11 start for Mariah Carey's "Fantasy," on Sept. 16, 1995. (Both "Fantasy" and "Nice" are a handful of songs to have launched atop the multi-metric-based Hot 100.)

 

 

Debuts top 10 on Urban Radio WITHOUT a radio deal.
https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/8343846/drakes-nice-for-what-marks-first-ever-top-10-debut-on-mainstream-rbhip-hop

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Hitmaker of our time

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slay a bit 

 

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the song is bad tho

 

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Before "Nice," the previous debut benchmark was a No. 11 start for Mariah Carey's "Fantasy," on Sept. 16, 1995.

Oh wow

 

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Fantasy is better :mazen:

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1 hour ago, feelslikeadream said:

Oh wow

 

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Queen Mimi :alexz:

 

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:deadbanana4: Drake is unmatched when it comes to SPS. 

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Quality always wins. :clap3: 

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Congrats drake but the song...

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Congrats, his best song :alexz:

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Wow. He is unstoppable

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Congrats Drake :clap3:

Break those radio records!

 

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This song is so average... I am shook. :deadbanana4: He really has a huge power. Congratz 

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Only has streams, they say.

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While owning the top 2. A scream

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Both Drake and Mariah also have 2 consecutive number one debuts

 

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Janet Jackson's That's The Way Love Goes debuted at #1 in R&B Airplay in April/May 1993

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Top 2 but I'm not 2 indeed 

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13 hours ago, Enoch said:

Both Drake and Mariah also have 2 consecutive number one debuts

 

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Whitney Houston spent 1 wk @ #1 with Exhale (Shoop Shoop) between Mariah's Fantasy and One Sweet Day (co-billed with Boys To Men). As far as I can tell. Drake is the first artist to knock himself out of #1 that debuted there with another #1 debut.

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