With sales of 114,000 copies and over 31 million impressions at radio, their collaboration, “#Beautiful,” shot from no.16 to no.2 on the Billboard R&B Songs chart and arrived at no.1 on the R&B Digital Songs tally Wednesday.
As previously reported, the soulful single leads Carey’s forthcoming 13th studio album.
Off to a strong start, “#Beautiful” debuted at no.24 on the coveted Hot 100 Wednesday, also giving Carey her first major debut since “Obsessed” (2009) on the Digital Songs tally.
“Following its first full week of sales, it (“#Beautiful”) enters Digital Songs at No. 10 (114,000), marking her eighth top 10 on the tally and first since “Obsessed” reached No. 6 in 2009. “#Beautiful” falls shy of the Streaming Songs chart with 461,000 first-week streams,” Billboard reports.
Last but not least, “#Beautiful” soared 32-7 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart.