Nicki Minaj Missing “Say So” Credit Explained By Billboard
Written by B87FM on May 26, 2020
Whereas Doja Cat is embroiled in her very first controversy since her profession began to take off, her tune “Say So,” which lately turned a fair greater pressure in streaming due to a Nicki Minaj remix, has been residing excessive on the charts. The tune turned each artists’ first #1 single proper after it dropped.
It did get knocked down a peg, lastly, with Megan Thee Stallion’s equally massive “Savage” remix that includes Beyonce lastly claiming the #1 spot on the Billboard Sizzling 100 this week, giving the Texas Hottie her first #1 within the course of. In the meantime, Doja Cat’s “Say So” slips to #2 on the identical chart. With the most recent Billboard stats debuted at the moment, Billboard additionally took the time to elucidate what occurred to Nicki Minaj’s credit score on the chart– whereas she did seem alongside Doja Cat at first, her identify quickly disappeared from the chart, sparking controversy, particularly for the ever-aggressive Barbz fanbase. The followers speculated that with the elimination of her credit score, she additionally misplaced her first #1 single.
Billboard defined at the moment, that the elimination of Nicki’s identify is solely on account of the truth that it’s really the unique model of “Say So” which is driving the vast majority of its success and streaming numbers. This doesn’t imply Nicki misplaced her #1– she nonetheless has that credit score, however now, it is the OG “Say So” taking the cake.
Learn the reason under.
“After two weeks of Minaj exhibiting as a featured artist on ‘Say So’ on the Sizzling 100 and different charts that make the most of the identical methodology, solely Doja Cat is now listed, as the unique model, with out Minaj, is now driving the vast majority of general exercise for the tune; the change doesn’t have an effect on any of Minaj’s achievements on these charts the previous two weeks, and she or he continues to not be credited on the tune on any airplay charts, because the overwhelming majority of the tune’s airplay remains to be for the unique model.”