Nicki Minaj‘s reluctance to to promote her music traditionally in the United Kingdom has done little to harm her ability to shift units in the market.
Positive news awaits below…
‘Chun-Li‘, the Hip-Hop track the rapper unlocked to support her next studio album has become her 28th Top 40 track in the nation after it debuted at #26.
Fuelling its impressive debut?
British fans who carried it in the commendable spot with digital downloads and streams without the support of a single televised performance or radio interview given by the rapper in the small but powerful market.
The track’s epic opening extends the rapper’s lead as the highest-selling (and charting) female rapper of all time and as one of a few U.S-based artists with the power to sweep up commendable sales from foreign markets from afar.
As it stands, she has a spent a total of 264 weeks in the Top 40, 49 weeks in the Top Ten and earned 11 Top Tens since 2010.
‘Li’s sister single ‘Barbie Tingz’ spends its opening week at #31.