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Story by Jacqueline Jax  

Cardi B breaks music records held by Taylor Swift and Beyonce

The Bronx rapper now holds the title for the most simultaneous entries in the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with 13 of her singles currently ranking in the official list of America’s top-selling songs. 

This record tops Beyoncé, who had 12 entries in the chart after the release of her 2016 album Lemonade. A few days before that, Cardi B’s debut album Invasion of Privacy shot past Taylor Swift’s Reputation to become the most-streamed album by a female artist in one week on Apple Music.

Invasion of Privacy racked up 100 million streams by the middle of the week, more than doubling the figures set by Reputation and is currently being hailed by Pitchfork as one of the best rap albums of recent years.  Do you agree? 

 

 

It certainly is one of the most talked about records of 201 thus8 far represents a trend right now that all the most notable music is coming from women. 

Cardi B is currently #1 with “Invasion of Privacy” on the Billboard 200 chart :

Other chart topers are America “Thirty Seconds to Mars” at #2 and “My Dear Melanchonly” from The Weeknd moving down to #3 .

Also the Black Panther Album shifting from 6 to the #7 slot and Ed Sheehan’s Divide moves from #9 to #14.

On the Billboard Hot 100 ,  her release “I like it” is sitting at #8 with Ed Sheehan at #7 and Drake holding the top 2 spots with “Nice for What” and “God’s Plan” .. 

On other top stories:

Only a few days ago, Junkee ran an article detailing the unstoppable and somewhat unlikely rise of country star Kacey Musgraves, (Follow your arrow) whose latest album Golden Hour is being heralded as an instant classic — not just among country fans, but within the mainstream indie press. (Coincidentally, Golden Hour also landed an 8.7 on Pitchfork, and the title of Best New Music.) 

 

In a few weeks’ time Musgraves will step up for her Saturday Night Live debut, just a week before Nicki Minaj returns to the show off the back of two excellent new singles — ‘Barbie Tingz’ and ‘Chun-Li’.

‘Barbie Tingz’

‘Chun-Li’.

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