Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 05/25/14

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Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 05/25/14

Two Iggy Azalea singles see sales spikes of more than 40 percent each and a Nicki Minaj single makes a strong showing on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart this week.

This week, Iggy Azalea continues her run at the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart with “Fancy," while another one of her songs enjoys a significant sales boost. Nicki Minaj also returns to the Top 10.

Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” #1 For A Month

Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” single is the #1 single on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart for the fourth consecutive week. 

The rapper’s single has been on the charts for 12 weeks. It jumped to the #1 spot from the #4 slot four weeks ago. It sold 335,923 copies this week, a 44 percent increase from last week’s 234,073 units sold.

“Fancy,” which also features Charli XCX, has sold 1,382,318 units.

“Work,” another single from the Australian rapper, enjoyed a 40 percent sales bump this week. It sold 26,190 units this week compared to 18,738 units last week. On the charts for 61 weeks, “Work” has sold 291,074 units.

Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions" Makes Highest Debut

Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions” makes the highest debut on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart this week.

The cut enters the chart at #5 with sales of 83,867.

“It sounds like urgency,” Nicki Minaj said of "Pills N Potions" earlier this month. “It sounds like betrayal. It sounds like running. It sounds like fainting. It sounds like love. It sounds like, ‘Aah.’”

Meek Mill’s “I Don’t Know” Makes The Top 10

Meek Mill’s “I Don’t Know” is the #10 single on the charts this week. It sold 31,204 units in its first week on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart.

Last week, Meek Mill’s “Off The Corner” enjoyed the biggest sales spike of any single, with a 492 percent increase.

The Philadelphia rapper’s song moved 17,304 units last week compared to 2,921 copies three weeks ago. 

This week, “Off The Corner” sold 7,128 units, making it the #60 single of the charts. It was #21 last week and has sold 27,353 copies.

Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 05/25/14

#1. Iggy Azalea f. Charli XCX - “Fancy” - 335,923 (1,382,318)

#2. John Legend - “All Of Me” - 146,626 (3,765,749)

#3. Pharrell Williams - “Happy” - 133,706 (5,295,853)

#4. Jason Derulo f. Snoop Dogg - “Wiggle” - 124,241 (389,702)

#5. Nicki Minaj - “Pills N Potions” - 83,867 (83,867)

#6. Michael Jackson f. Justin Timberlake - “Love Never Felt So Good” - 83,107 (373,567)

#7. Jason Derulo f. 2 Chainz - “Talk Dirty” - 75,369 (3,549,222)

#8. Chris Brown f. Lil Wayne & French Montana - “Loyal" - 38,860 (729,572)

#9. Aloe Blacc - "The Man" - 33,986 (2,276,761) 

#10. Meek Mill f. Paloma Ford - “I Don’t Know" - 31,204 (31,204)

All sales data is courtesy of Nielsen Soundscan. 

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