Lil Wayne Holds Entire Top 5 of Streaming Songs Chart Following 'Tha Carter V' Release


In all, he claims 19 of the chart's 50 positions, the second artist to take action.

Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart dated Oct. 13 is chock stuffed with Lil Wayne, who scores 19 of the 50 tracks on the tally, together with the complete high 5, following the discharge of recent album Tha Carter V.

The Weezy onslaught is led by “Mona Lisa,” that includes Kendrick Lamar, which bows at No. 1, the rapper’s first chart-topping debut on the listing as a lead artist (and second complete, after being featured on DJ Khaled’s “I’m the One” in 2017), racking up 43.1 million streams, in response to Nielsen Music.

“Mona Lisa” turns into the ninth music to debut at No. 1 on Streaming Songs in 2018, which implies the 2018 rely for No. 1 debuts greater than doubles some other yr for the reason that chart started in 2013. Previously, 2017 featured 4 chart-topping debuts.

Lil Wayne is simply the second act to monopolize the whole thing of the chart’s high 5, following Drake, who achieved the excellence on the July 14 listing following the discharge of his newest album, Scorpion.

“Don’t Cry,” that includes XXXTentacion, is available in at No. 2 on Streaming Songs, adopted by “Let It Fly,” that includes Travis Scott, “Uproar” and “Dedicate.”

In all, the 23-track album options 19 songs on the chart, making Lil Wayne the primary artist not named Drake to attain at the least 19 of the 50 positions. Drake has achieved the feat 4 instances since 2016, led by his 28-song assault on the listing following Scorpion’s premiere on July 14.

Additionally, music from Tha Carter V occupies the complete high eight of On-Demand Streaming Songs, which measures simply on-demand audio streams. Again, Lil Wayne is the second to take action, following Drake’s July 14-dated run.