Billboard confirmed Monday (Jan. 13) that Roddy Ricch’s new single “The Box” is formally the No. 1 tune within the nation!
Which is already nice information in and of itself, however much more spectacular is the truth that it beat Justin Bieber’s new single “Yummy,” regardless of dealing with stiff competitors in opposition to the Beliebers.
Following the information, Justin Bieber took to Twitter to congratulate Roddy on his first No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 single.
“Thanks everyone. So thankful. #yummy,” Bieber tweeted. “@RoddyRicch You had to go and make a banger smh! Haha ur the man!! Love the song!! congrats on your first #1!! Everyone go stream #thebox.”
Thanks everybody. So grateful. #yummy. @RoddyRicch You had to go and make a banger smh! Haha ur the person!! Love the tune!! congrats on your first #1!! Everyone go stream #thebox https://t.co/sut7ZA5A0d
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) January 13, 2020
“Yummy” serves as Justin Bieber’s first single since his hiatus. And the pop star has been doing absolutely the MOST to promote the tune … together with begging his followers to consistently stream it, and suggesting followers in different nations use VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) whereas streaming in order that their performs depend in the direction of Billboard’s tally within the U.S.
Roddy even bought in on the pleasant competitors, tweeting on Saturday (Jan. 11): “stream yummy by justin bieber.” (Ed. Note: FWIW, Justin Bieber has greater than 100M followers on Twitter, whereas Roddy at present has simply over 650Okay.)
stream yummy by justin bieber ??
— Roddy Ricch (@RoddyRicch) January 11, 2020
The large momentum “The Box” gained was largely due to the truth that followers on social video platforms like TikTok and Triller have been making numerous memes.
“The Box” additionally blocked “Yummy” from reaching No. 1 on Spotify’s U.S. high 50 chart earlier this month, which was maybe a precursor of issues to come.
The information follows one other main accomplishment for Roddy, whose debut album Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial simply landed again within the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, making it the primary debut rap album to return to No. 1 in almost 20 years, in accordance to XXL.