While fans worldwide enjoyed the release of Nicki Minaj’s new album Queen, we here at Team Minaj were busy compiling all the latest breaking Nicki Minaj News. Here’s the rundown:
Nicki Minaj’s hit song Barbie Tingz has been certified Gold by The Recording Industry Association of America.
On August 9, 2018, Nicki surpassed 10 billion streams on Spotify (all credits).
On August 10, 2018, Nicki released her 4th Studio album, entitled Queen. The album currently holds the #1 spot on the Apple charts.
Queen debuted at #1 on the Worldwide iTunes album chart.
Four hours after release of Queen, Nicki Minaj managed to break rapper Cardi B’s record of achieving number 1 in 60 countries for her debut album Invasion Of Privacy. Nicki Minaj’s Queen achieved number one in over 67 countries simultaneously. Nicki Minaj is the only female rapper to achieve this.
Nicki Minaj’s Barbie Dreams, a playful roasting of fellow rappers, currently sits at #5 on the iTunes Chart.
Nicki has jumped from #36 to #5 on the Global Artist Ranking Charts. She is the only female artist in the top 5.
It was revealed on Instagram by Nicki Minaj that legendary rapper and once rumored boyfriend Nas was intended to be originally on the album, but a music sample was not cleared in time.
Physical copies of Queen come out August 17, 2018 in all Target locations and is available for pre-order.
Nicki Minaj has been named Shazam’s artist of the week.
Nicki is currently trending at #1 on Twitter.
Nicki Minaj’s Queen Radio Show has the highest ratings in Beat 1/Apple Radio History.
Source: Nicki Minaj/Chart Data/RIAA/Apple Music/Team Minaj