Ella Mai's 'Boo'd Up' Ties For Most Weeks at No. 1 by a Woman On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart


Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up” ties for the longest-running No. 1 amongst songs by ladies on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart because the checklist's inception in 1992.

The single logs its 15th week in cost on the chart dated Sept. 29, matching the run of Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You” from January – April 2006. “Boo’d” holds on to the chart’s high rank regardless of an 11 % drop in viewers within the week ending Sept. 23, based on Nielsen Music.

Among all songs, “Boo’d” now claims a share for the second-most No. 1 weeks, tying each Blige’s “You” and Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” which additionally dominated for 15 weeks in 2015-16. Only Miguel’s “Adorn,” at 23 weeks in 2012-13, has posted an extended reign.

With "Boo'd Up" now within the file books, right here's an up to date take a look at the all-time chief board for songs with most weeks at No. 1 within the chart’s historical past.

Weeks at No. 1, Song, Artist, Year(s) at No. 1
23, "Adorn," Miguel, 2012-13
15, "Boo'd Up," Ella Mai, 2018
15, "Hotline Bling," Drake, 2015-16
15, "Be Without You," Mary J. Blige, 2006
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

As “Boo’d” retains the No. 1 place on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, it additionally wins a 12th time period atop the Adult R&B Songs airplay chart, although it falls three % in performs within the week ending Sept. 23. Its newest body makes it the third longest-running No. 1 debut hit on the chart, trailing solely Robin Thicke’s “Lost Without You” (15 weeks, 2007) and Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” (13 weeks, 2014-15).

Mai’s follow-up single “Trip” is shortly advancing at radio. The track lifts 10-5 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay with a 14 % surge to 20.7 million in viewers within the week ending Sept. 20, whereas it climbs 25-19 on the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart by way of a 22 % increase in performs throughout the identical interval.

“Boo’d” and “Trip” will each function on Mai’s just lately introduced self-titled debut full-length album, due Oct. 12.