Travis Scott’s Kendrick Lamar-Assisted “Goosebumps” Goes Platinum

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Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar’s “Goosebumps” just went platinum.

Following Travis Scott’s announcement that a “Goosebumps” music video would drop this week, the Houston rapper confirmed via Instagram that the song just hit platinum sales.

Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Goosebumps” is arguably one of the best songs on Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. Along with a monochromatic photo of himself, Scott posted, “Thank u god we beat the odds.” He then reiterated that a video can be expected before the end of the week.

“Goosebumps” is number 1 onĀ the Billboard rhythmic radio chart. Up next, Travis is gearing up for the release of Astroworld, his follow up album. He is currently on the Birds Eye View tour. Meanwhile, after pleasing his fans with the single “The Heart Part 4,” Kendrick is expected to drop a new studio album this April.

 

Thank u god we beat the odds Video this week šŸ‘€ā˜ šŸ‘€ #1 at rhythmic radio !

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Calvin Harris’ Enlists Young Thug, Pharrell, & Ariana Grande for “Heatstroke”

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Calvin Harris looks to preemptively put the summer on smash with star-studded collab.

Coming off a chart-climbing collaboration with Migos and Frank Ocean, Calvis Harris clearly has no intentions of slowing his roll. It appears Harris has activated some sort of hitmaker signal beacon and summoned the assistance of Young Thug, Pharrell Williams, and Ariana Grande for his upcoming single “Heatstroke.” While we don’t have an official drop date,Ā hhnm speculates a late March release. Judging from the track’s title, one might assume the song’s intended goal is to take over the summer, becoming globally ubiquitous in clubs, beach parties, and barbecues.Harris has shared the song’s official artwork and production credits, which you can find below.

Eminem’s Daughter Hailie Is 21 And All Grown

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Eminem’s daughter has grown into a beautiful woman.

Everybody’s favorite rapper’s daughter has grown up to be a beautiful woman. Eminem‘s daughter, Hailie Scott Mathers, is now 21 and smokin’. With a mere 22 posts, she could be a budding IG star; she has 172,000 followers.

US MagazineĀ reports HailieĀ is a college student at Michigan State University. She often posts pics of herself wearing daring outfits. For her 21st birthday, she woreĀ a dress that put some of her under cleavage on display. Like any normal IGer, she also loves to posts photos with her friends, her boyfriend and her dog as well as cool and inspirational quotes.

Hailie isĀ the spitting image of her mother Kim Scott, legendary for being the subject of angry songs such as “Kim,” “97 Bonnie and Clyde,” and “I’m Going Through Changes.” Check out the IG posts below.

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Yes my pants match my closet & yes Lottie's entitled to photobomb on puppy day

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Drake Breaks Hot 100 Records: Most Hits Among Solo Artists & Most Simultaneously Charted Songs

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As Drake‘s new album More Life blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (dated April 8), the hip-hop superstar smashes records on the Billboard Hot 100.

Most notably, with all 22 tracks from the set, as well as two others, on the Hot 100 at once, Drake passes Lil Wayne for the most charted titles among soloists (154) in the Hot 100’s 58-year history, while breaking his own mark for the most simultaneously charted Hot 100 titles in a week (24).

Drake also rewrites his own record for the most Hot 100 debuts in a week, sending 21 songs, all from More Life, onto the list for the first time.

Drake’s ‘More Life’ Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 & Sets Streaming Record

First, Drake takes over as the soloist with the most Hot 100 appearances dating to the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception. With 21 debuts, he ups his count to 154 visits, blowing past Lil Wayne (135), who had held the mark among solo artists since October 2012, when he passed Elvis Presley, 109 to 108; notably, Presley’s career predated the Hot 100’s origin by more than two years. Among all acts, only the cast of Fox’s Glee (a rotating troupe with certain members present throughout the TV show’s six-season run in 2009-15) boasts more: 207.

Here is an updated count of the acts with the most Hot 100 entries all-time:

207, Glee Cast
154, Drake
135, Lil Wayne
108, Elvis Presley
91, James Brown
87, Jay Z
82, Chris Brown
81, Kanye West
77, Nicki Minaj
75, Ray Charles

Drake’s coronation as the soloist with the most charted Hot 100 titles occurs a week after Nicki Minaj passed Aretha Franklin (76 to 73, as of last week) for the highest total among female soloists; Franklin had held that honor for nearly 40 years. (This week, Minaj adds her 77th Hot 100 entry, as Jason Derulo‘s “Swalla,” featuring Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign, debuts at No. 98.)

Of his 154 Hot 100 titles, Drake has charted 103 as a lead artist (or 67 percent of his total). Only the Glee Cast (207) and Presley (108) have notched more entries as leads, showing lead billing on all of their charted titles.

As for the single-week record for the most charted Hot 100 entries, Drake’s 24 on the new April 8-dated list passes his own mark of 20, which he logged on the Hot 100 dated May 21, 2016,Ā  the week that his prior album Views debuted atop the Billboard 200.

Additionally, Drake’s 21 Hot 100 debuts on the April 8 chart are the most in a single week, topping the 16 songs, all from Views, that bowed on May 21, 2016.

And, one more historic total: With all 22 tracks from More Life on the new Hot 100, Drake breaks the record for the most simultaneously charted Hot 100 titles from a single album, lifting past the 18 each for Views (May 21, 2016) and The Weeknd‘s Starboy (Dec. 17, 2016); like Views, the latter set tied the record the week that it arrived atop the Billboard 200.

Here is a look at the record 24 songs that Drake places on the April 8-dated Hot 100:

No. 8, “Passionfruit” (debut)
No. 9, “Portland,” feat. Quavo and Travis Scott (debut)
No. 15, “Fake Love” (up from No. 31 in its 22nd week after reaching No. 8 in February)
No. 18, “Free Smoke” (debut)
No. 29, “Gyalchester” (debut)
No. 35, “Teenage Fever” (debut)
No. 36, “Sacrifices,” feat. 2 Chainz and Young Thug (debut)
No. 38, “Blem” (debut)
No. 40, “No Long Talk,” feat. Giggs (debut)
No. 45, “Get It Together,” feat. Jorja Smith and Black Coffee (debut)
No. 48, “KMT,” feat. Giggs (debut)
No. 49, “Jorja Interlude” (debut)
No. 50, “4422,” feat. Sampha (debut)
No. 51, “Madiba Ridim” (debut)
No. 54, “Glow,” feat. Kanye West (debut)
No. 58, “Both,” Gucci Mane feat. Drake (down from No. 51 in its 14th week after reaching No. 41 in January)
No. 60, “Do Not Disturb” (debut)
No. 61, “Nothings Into Something” (debut)
No. 62, “Ice Melts,” feat. Young Thug (debut)
No. 64, “Lose You” (debut)
No. 70, “Since Way Back,” feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR (debut)
No. 76, “Skepta Interlude” (debut)
No. 82, “Can’t Have Everything” (debut)
No. 84, “No Frauds,” Nicki Minaj, Drake & Lil Wayne (down from No. 14 in its second week)

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ Tops Hot 100; Drake Debuts Two in Top 10

With “Passionfruit” and “Portland” debuting at Nos. 8 and 9 on the Hot 100, respectively, Drake is just the second artist to notch simultaneous top 10 debuts, following Ed Sheeran, whose “Shape of You” (the No. 1 song on the chart for a ninth week on the April 8 survey) and “Castle on the Hill” entered at Nos. 1 and 6, respectively, on Jan. 28. Drake’s two new Hot 100 top 10s up his count to 20 for his career as he becomes the 17th act to hit that milestone. (Madonna leads all acts with 38 top 10s.)

Streaming is the main driver for each of More Life‘s Hot 100-charted songs this week. As previously reported, the set drew a record 384.8 million streams for its songs in its first week (ending March 23), according to Nielsen Music, besting the 245.1 million song streams that Views‘ songs garnered in their first frame.

On the Billboard 200, More Life vaults in at No. 1 with 505,000 equivalent album units in its opening week.

The Hot 100, Billboard 200 and all Billboard charts will update tomorrow (March 28) on Billboard.com.

 

via Billboard