As anticipation builds for the arrival of Nicki’s fourth studio album “Queen”, The Head Barb show no signs of slowing down and continues to show her dominance and reign over female hip hop. From music, magazine covers and even having multiple songs on the New Madden video game, Nicki’s mogul status just gets better and better. As Nicki Minaj extends her record as the most successful female rapper of all time, here is her chart data for July.
July 2: “Big Bank” by YG featuring 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Nicki Minaj re-entered Billboard’s Hot 100 at #56 and as of July 30, is currently #28 with expectations to rise.
Since the beginning of July, “Bed” by Nicki Minaj featuring Ariana Grande has gone up and down on the charts and is currently holding at #55.
July 2: “The Light Is Coming” by Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj entered on billboard at #95, but now has fallen off of the Billboard Hot 100.
July 3: “Ball For Me” by Post Malone featuring Nicki Minaj resided at #59 and since then has gone down to #83 on the Hot 100.
“Chun Li” by Nicki Minaj was at #62 and continued to decrease until it officially left the Hot 100 on July 23rd.
July 24: “FEFE” by 6ix9ine featuring Nicki Minaj was predicted to hit #8 on billboard 100, but exceeded expectations by debuting at #4 on July 30, 2018.
Records and Achievements
July 2: Nicki tied with rapper Kanye West for having the most Billboard Hot 100 entries among all artists and extends her record by being the only female artist on the list.
July 4: Nicki became the first female artist in history to have 7 songs from the same album with over 100 million streams on Spotify with “The Pink Print”.
July 7: Nicki became the 2nd female artist to have the most Hot 100 top 20 entries this decade.
July 9: It was reported that Nicki’s “Pink Friday” had surpassed 500 million streams on Spotify.
July 16: Nicki was named second most streamed female artist on YouTube US from July 6 to July 12.
Nicki’s “Chun Li” music video was nominated by The MTV Video Music Awards for Best Hip Hop Music Video, and is currently leading in votes.
July 17: “Motorsport” by Migos featuring Cardi B and Nicki Minaj surpassed 300 million views on YouTube.
R&B/Hip Hop classic Feeling Myself by Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé sold 650k pure copies in the US since its release.
July 18: “Bed of Lies” By Nicki surpassed 250k pure sales in the US.
“Swalla” by Jason Derulo featuring Nicki Minaj hit 75 million streams in the US.
“You The Baddest” reached 370 units in the US.
“Barbie Tingz” reached 400k units.
July 24: “Anaconda” by Nicki was listed #37 out of 100 by Billboard as one of the greatest music videos of the 21st century.
July 26: Nicki Minaj became one the best selling hip hop artists with over 90 million RIAA certified albums, singles and features.
July 27: “FEFE” became 6ix9ine and Murda Beatz’s first and Nicki’s 30th top 40 single in the UK.
“Motorsport” became 3x platinum with 3,000,000 combined sales and streams.
July 28: Nicki became one of the most streamed artists on YouTube US with a total of 31 million streams.
Nicki was named the 4th highest certified female by RIAA.
July 30: Nicki made the 200 greatest songs by 21st century women twice with “Super Bass” at #15 and “Feeling myself” at #68.
“FEFE” became 6ix9ine and MurdaBeatz’s first and Nicki Minaj’s 17th top 10 single on the Hot 100.
Nicki extended her record for most Hot 100 top 10s among female rappers at 17.
July 31: “Chun li” became platinum and Big Bank became gold.
Sources: Chart Data/Billboard/Spotify/Team Minaj