Cardi B sets new record on Billboard Chart with her latest song “UP”

Cardi B has started 2021 with a bang as her newly released solo single “Up” has roared to #2 in it’s first week on Billboard Hot 100. “Up” has debuted with being most selling song and most streamed song of the week in U.S.A” with  31.2 million streams, 14.9 million in airplay audience and 37,000 sold (digital and physical singles combined).

Up’s feat of debuting at #2  marks the highest debut for a solo female rap song since Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop” (#1) in 1998. Celebrating this huge achievement Cardi wrote on Twitter

“I wanted to beat my last solo single number & I over succeeded.First time a female rapper debut top 5 since Lauren.This is pop girl shit but I’m not pop “