Hip Hop Single Sales: Drake, Justin Timberlake & The Weeknd

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” stays at #1 while a surprising 2013 song from Justin Timberlake comes in at #2. More News On HipHopDX

There are a few changes to the R&B/Hip Hop single sales chart this week with Justin Timberlake’s “Drink You Away”—off the singer’s 2013 album The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 coming in at #2. Elsewhere, iHeart Memphis’ single “Hit The Quan” experiences at 22% increase in sales and lastly, Silentó smash hit "Watch Me" falls to #9.

Drake Stays Rooted At #1

For a third consecutive week, Drake’s “Hotline Bling” lands at the top of the chart having sold 119,353 units during the seven days leaving to November 5. The single, which attracted many views following the release of its music video, has now sold 1,230,477 copies since its official release.

Justin Timberlake Lands At #2 With “Drink You Away”

RCA Nashville officially serviced Justin Timberlake’s “Drink You Away” to country radio following a strong reception to the singer’s performance of the song at the Country Music Association Awards on November 4. The single featured on Timberlake’s 2013, two-part album The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2.

The Weeknd Slips To #3

The Weeknd’s single “The Hills” drops to #3 on the R&B/Hip Hop single sales chart.

The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 11/05/2015

#1. Drake – “Hotline Bling (Cha Cha Remix)” – 119,353 (1,230,477)

#2. Justin Timberlake – “Drink You Away” – 75,876 (260,494)

#3. The Weeknd – "The Hills" – 72,629 (2,144,058)

#4. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Downtown” – 57,377 (730,796)

#5. Alessia Cara – “Here” – 55,546 (485,602)

#6. Fetty Wap f. Remy Boyz – “679” – 50,101 (1,222,115)

#7. iHeart Memphis – “Hit The Quan” – 37,449 (471,829)

#8. The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” – 34,608 (2,015,875)

#9. Silentó – "Watch Me" – 33,382 (2,012,905)

#10. Drake & Future – “Jumpman” – 31,356 (247,846)

To view last week’s Hip Hop single sales, click here.