Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” Is The No. 1 Song In The Country For The Second Week In A Row

Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi’s viral hit is staying at the top of the charts.

Photographer Alexandra Gavillet
November 21, 2016
Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” Is The No. 1 Song In The Country For The Second Week In A Row

After the viral success of the #MannequinChallenge, Rae Sremmurd earned their first-ever No. 1 single on the Hot 100 with "Black Beatles" in November. The duo of Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi unseated The Chainsmokers from the top spot with their Gucci Mane-assisted hit. On Monday, Billboard announced the Rae Sremmurd had repeated their success and retained the No. 1 spot on the charts for the second week in a row.

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The song was streamed 54.1 million times since November 10, up 25% from the previous week, making the track the most-streamed single since Adele's "Hello" racked up 61.6 million upon its debut in 2015. "Black Beatles" was downloaded 154,000 times in the past week.

Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” Is The No. 1 Song In The Country For The Second Week In A Row