Numbers Thread – 09/12/18

Today’s thread is brought to you by 8 Letters and the number 9.

“In My Feelings” clocks another week at the top of the Hot 100 giving Drake his 28th week on the top of that chart this year. Thus, he ties Usher for the most number of weeks on the top of the Hot 100 in a calendar year and surpasses Usher for the record of the most weeks at the top of the Hot 100 in the career of a male soloist (Drake has a total of 48 weeks).

1 (1) Drake “In My Feelings” 28K (+6%), 47.7M streams (-6%), 89.5M AI (-4%)
2 (2) Maroon 5 “Girls Like You” featuring Cardi B 32K [#1] (+15%), 28.9M streams (-3%), 127.6M AI [#1] (+1%)
3 (3) Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin “I Like It”
4 (5) 6ix9ine “FEFE” featuring Nicki Minaj 48.6 streams
5 (4) Post Malone “Better Now”
6 (NEW) Eminem “Lucky You” featuring Joyner Lucas 26K, 42.2M [#1] streams
7 (6) Juice WRLD “Lucid Dreams”
8 (NEW) Eminem “The Ringer” 28K, 31.8M streams
9 (7) Travis Scott “Sicko Mode”n
10 (8) Tyga “Taste” featuring Offset

“Lucky You” tops the streaming chart with 42.2M streams while “In My Feelings” is third on the chart with 47.7M streams which seems like a bizarro claim, but more people paid to listen to Eminem so his streams are given more weight. Paid streams get counted at 100%, add-supported streams at 67% (2/3rd) and programmed streams at 50% (1/2). For the BB00, paid streams have a SEA=1,250 streams and ad-supported audio streams have a SEA=3,750 streams).

Eminem also achieves his 9th number one album with “Kamikaze” – 434K in equivalent albums and 252K in traditional sales.14K TEAs and 168K SEAs.

Idol’s Daniel Seavey is part of “Why Don’t We” who debut their debut album “8 Letters” at number 9 with 44K equivalent albums and 37K in traditional sales.

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