Sex and satanism sell. Need proof? Ask Lil Nas X.
The GRAMMY winner, thanks to the controversy surrounding the music video of his latest hit ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ is seeing his name printed atop real-time streaming and sales charts.
With industry analysts already predicting the song will premiere at #5 on next week’s Hot 100, the updated numbers may see it open even higher.
Thanks to ongoing chatter around the tune’s shocking music video (and the later unveiled ‘Satan Shoes’), LNX is finding himself riding as the top trending topic for a number of news outlets. Peruse of real-time music charts reveals that win is also mirrored elsewhere.
Just days after soaring to the top of Pop iTunes with his latest hit ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ LNX reigns top the platform’s general tally and leads the sales list of the current biggest hits in Rap, Country, R&B, Pop, and other genres.
Real-Time iTunes Chart
As if that’s not enough, he’s also named as the champion of the real-time Spotify streaming charts.
Real-Time Spotify Charts
Rounding out the triumphs with a #2 listing on real-time Amazon Music and top 10 mention Apple Music charts (as of time of this report), the collective wins should spell well for the tune’s debut on next week’s Hot 100.
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