Hip Hop Single Sales: Logic's "1-800-273-8255" Suicide Prevention Single Climbs The Charts

Following Logic’s release of a touching visual for his Everybody single “1-800-273-8255,” the powerful song made a huge jump up the charts to #4 on the Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales charts. Wiz Khalifa’s latest single, “Something New,” earns this week’s highest debut at #14 and Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” (#3) keeps making (money) moves up the charts.

The biggest sales increase goes to DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller. Sitting at #1, sales increased for the popular single by 126 percent with 69,626 units sold. Despite getting knocked down by DJ Khaled this week, French Montana’s afro-beat bop “Unforgettable” featuring Swae Lee sits at #2, holding down its own despite a 17 percent decrease in sales.

Logic Moves Up The Charts With “1-800-273-8255”

After spending nearly four months on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales charts, Logic’s single “1-800-273-8255” featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid finally breaks into the Top 10 at #4.

The single sales for the suicide prevention promoting track increased by a whopping 166 percent. It sold 26,701 units for the week ending on August 17, compared to the 10,032 it sold last week. It’s sold 155,012 units to date.

The visual for “1-800-273-8255” was recently released and spotlights a gay teen who contemplates suicide after his sexuality was discovered by his less-than supportive dad, played by Don Cheadle.

Cardi B “Bodak Yellow” Sales Keep Climbing

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” is #3 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart. The song that’s taken over the summer jumped up three spots from last week with a total of 28,761 in sales, an increase of 23%.

“Bodak Yellow” has become so popular that SZA dedicated time to the single during her tour set and a geography teacher created an educational jingle to it.

Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign’s “Something New” Debuts High

Wiz Khalifa is gearing up for a brand new project and “Something New” featuring Ty Dolla $ign is the appetizer he’s dishing out while all of the Taylor Gang loyalists wait. Wiz’s latest is this week’s highest debut at #14 and sold 13,004 units. Produced by Yung Berg, the single samples Zapp’s 1986 hit “Computer Love” and also features vocals from Travis $cott.

The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 08/10/2017

#1. DJ Khaled f. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” — 69,626(449,219)

#2. French Montana f. Swae Lee  — “Unforgettable”  — 32,927 (405,477)

#3.  Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” — 28,761 (123,792)

#4. Logic — “1-800-273-8255” — 26,701 (155,012)

#5. Calvin Harris f. Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean — “Feels” — 25,938 (210,440)

#6. Post Malone f. Quavo — “Congratulations” — 23,314 (804,135)

#7. Childish Gambino — “Redbone” — 21,432 (579,989)

#8. DJ Khaled f. Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, Quavo & Chance The Rapper – “I’m The One” — 19,163 (991,240)

#9. Khalid — “Location” — 16,817 (500,213)

#10. Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like” — 15,500 (1,561,969)

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