Iggy Azalea has knocked John Legend out of the #1 spot with had Charlie XCX assisted track, ‘Fancy’. The track has sold 1.3 million downloads to date. She tweeted and instagramed about her latest success.
The chart success doesn’t stop there. The collab with Ariana Grande, ‘Problem’ was downloaded another 284,000 times last week remains and has gone from 3-2 on the Hot 100. With holding the #1 and #2 spots she becomes just the third women (Mariah Carey in 2005 and Ashanti in 2000) to hold such rank simultaneously and 15th overall and the chart records don’t stop there. She becomes the 4th solo female MC to top the Hot 10. First was Lauryn Hill [‘Doo Woo (That Thing)’, 1998], then Lil Kim [‘Lady Marmalade’, 2001], and then Shawnna [‘Stand Up’ w/ Ludacris, 2003]. Yes Iggy Azalea has done something neither Nicki Minaj not Missy Elliot have been able to. ‘Fancy’ is the first track comprised of two solo female artist to top the charts since 2001s ‘Lady Marmalade’.
The New Classic sold an additional 22,000 copies which put it back in the top 10 (14-9) on the Billboard 200.