Nicki Minaj‘s ‘Yikes‘ is shaping up to be one of the grandest hits of her career.
News that will give her fans reason to crack a collective smile below…
The single was only launched to generate attention for the rapper’s fifth studio album and lead the way for the album’s first single. However, the track is now on its way to becoming a surprise hit thanks to serious moves made by the rapper’s fan base.
A fan base, who stand as one of the last to be cultivated by an artist before the streaming era was erected.
This week, the track was one of the highest-selling/earning singles in the world and saw the bulk of its sales rise from the $99,000 in earned in the United States.
On a global tip, the track’s earnings flew north of the $400,000 earned mark…powered by sales and streams picked up in the United Kingdom, South Korea and Australia.
It is currently outperforming Justin Bieber‘s ‘Yummy’ and Harry Style‘s ‘Adore You‘ in the United States and sits one spot beneath Dua Lipa‘s ‘Don’t Start Now‘ on this week’s Song Revenue Chart.