Though his name may have been flung to gossip mongers speculating the route of his ‘beef’ with Hip Hop’s August Alsina, Trey Songz rises above said mess by keeping mum on the headline-grabbing matter.
Now, in making his presence felt where it counts, the Box Office ‘slaying’ star has scored a sleeper hit with his latest single ‘Na Na‘, now on course to topping the Billboard Hot 100 well before the launch of its supporting album!
After helping 2013’s ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ pull in $39,093,317 at the Box Office, Songz sits back and watches as ‘Na Na’ grinds towards the ‘Hot 100’ #1 spot after rising six places to #22 in the last week.
This, one week after the cut rose five spots to #30 on the very same chart, shining a light on the cut’s silent but scorching winning streak, set to impact the Top Ten in a fortnight’s time if its fares just as well as it did in the last two weeks.
If it charts any higher than #6, it’ll become the entertainer’s highest charting single since his Nicki Minaj-backed bop ‘Bottoms Up’, which was certified 3x Platinum by the ‘Recording Industry Association of America’ for sales of 3 million units, outperforming Rihanna‘s ‘What’s My Name‘, Mariah Carey‘s ‘Obsessed‘, and Beyonce‘s ‘Why Don’t You Love Me’, released in the same year.
Songz’ chart win comes as he continues work on his sixth studio album ‘Trigga‘, doing so alongside mentor Troy Taylor, who teased the project with the ‘Instagram’ message shared below…
In other chart related news, Lana Del Rey‘s ‘West Coast’ is set to open with US sales of 110,000 units as 27,000 new units sold pushes global sales of ‘Beyonce‘ to the 3,191,000 mark.
This, as Shakira‘s self titled new LP reaches the 322,000 milestone worldwide with 63,000 copies sold in the last week while Mariah Carey‘s ‘You’re Mine’ bids farewell to iTunes 2000 three weeks before the May 6th arrival of its parent album.