Cardi B crushes Taylor Swift's first-week streaming record on Apple Music
Apr 14 2018
Having beaten Swift to score her first USA number one with "Bodak Yellow" last September, Cardi has now broken Swift's Apple Music record for the most-streamed album by a female artist in its first week. She just dropped her fire ass album, Invasion of Privacy, she's "finally free" after telling the world she's pregnant on Saturday Night Live and she just co-hosted the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
On Friday (April 13), the streaming service announced that Cardi's album is the most streamed by a female artist in a single week.
For those keeping track at home, that's more than double the number of streams that Taylor Swift's 2017 album Reputation garnered during its debut week.
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"Look What You Made Me Do" was sitting pretty on top for three weeks until Cardi's song crept up and booted it out.
There were no hard feelings between the two artists. A New Yorker who escaped poverty and bad relationships via stripping, she promoted herself through some hilariously bawdy Instagram posts before hitting it big with last year's self-affirming Bodak Yellow. "It's gonna be insane because it's what I like", she told Apple Music Beats 1 during a recent interview.
"Invasion Of Privacy" has been streamed 100 million times worldwide in the week following its release, more than doubling Swift's previous record.