Ella Mai's "Trip" Tops R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

Earlier within the yr, Ella Mai logged a complete of 16 weeks on the high of the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart for her smash “Boo’d Up” observe. Three weeks in the past she was unseated on the throne, however she wastes no time in returning to the highest spot as soon as extra as her “Trip” single has risen the ranks to No.1, giving the singer a complete of 17 weeks at the highest spot this yr.

This week, the observe skilled a achieve of six p.c, heard by an viewers of 29.7 million listeners in accordance with Nielsen Music. It alerts the most effective displaying on the chart by a girl since Alicia Keys earned 17 weeks in 2004 with “You Don’t Know My Name,” which stayed at No. 1 for seven weeks, “If I Aint Got You,” which earned six weeks, and the Usher duet “My Boo” (4 weeks).

The greatest displaying of all time is just one week out with Ashanti, who dominated No. 1 for 18 weeks in 2002 for her function on Ja Rule‘s “Always On Time” and her personal “Foolish” with each cuts incomes 9 weeks apiece. With the way in which that the “Trip” wave is about up, although, it is doubtless that Mai will match Ashanti’s numbers with ease.

This new feat additionally marks the primary time an album by a girl produces two No. 1 tracks on the chart dance Rihana’s ANTI did so in 2016. That yr she earned the excellence with “Work” and “Needed Me.”

Pete Santos – Fisherman