In the first three days of availability – Friday the 8th to Sunday the 10th – the song sold 16,000 copies and aired 21 million times in the United States, according to preliminary data from MRC Data. By comparison, this is already more streams in three days than “Mood”, reigning number 1 onwards billboardA list of streaming songs cut throughout the previous week on the chart (17.5 million streams). That’s also nearly 73% of the way to total sales released by Justin Bieber’s “Everyone” this week (22,000), the most popular song in billboardDigital song sales chart.
And streaming numbers are still increasing. The “driver̵
The Driver’s Book (which Interscope Records will also launch on pop radio next week) is already set to make a big impact on the Hot 100 next week. How basic? Check again with billboard next Tuesday to see where in the schedule it will eventually land.