Beyonce Doubles Up in Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Beyonce performs at The BRIT Awards 2014 at 02 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England.

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"Partition" hits No. 9, joining "Drunk in Love" (No. 4) in the top 10

In its 10th week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Beyonce’s “Partition” catapults 29-9 to join her Jay Z-assisted “Drunk in Love” (No. 4) in the top 10. The last time a female artist had two songs in the region simultaneously as a lead artist was in 2012 when Bey’s “Love on Top” and “Party” (featuring Andre 3000) both resided there.

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In fact, Beyonce joins Alicia Keys as the only two female acts to achieve the feat three times since the turn of the century (see list below).
 

Female Artists With Two Simultaneous Top 10s on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (as a lead, 2000-14)

Beyonce,
“Drunk in Love” (feat. Jay Z) and “Partition” (2014)

Beyonce,
“Love on Top” and “Party” (feat. Andre 3000) (2012)

Nicki Minaj,
“Did It On’Em” and “Moment 4 Life” (feat. Drake) (2011)

Alicia Keys,
“Empire State of Mind” (with Jay Z,) and “Try Sleeping With a Broken Heart” (2010)

Keri Hilson,
“Knock You Down” (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo) and “Turnin Me On” (feat. Lil Wayne) (2009)

Beyonce,
“Diva” and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” (2009)

Jazmine Sullivan,
“Bust Your Windows” and “Need U Bad” (2008)

Alicia Keys,
“Like You’ll Never See Me Again” and “No One” (2008)

Keyshia Cole,
“I Remember” and “Shoulda Let You Go” (feat. Amina) (2008)

Mary J. Blige,
“Enough Cryin” (feat. Brook-lyn) and “Be Without You” (2006)

Mariah Carey,
“Shake It Off” and “We Belong Together” (2005)

Alicia Keys,
“My Boo” (with Usher) and “Diary” (feat. Tony! Toni! Tone!) (2004)

Alicia Keys,
“Diary” and “If I Ain’t Got You” (2004)
 

At the top of the list, Pharrell’s “Happy” reigns at No. 1 for a fourth week, again with Airplay and Digital Gainer honors. It rose 18% to 164 million listener impressions in the Feb. 26 - March 4 Nielsen BDS tracking week and 3% to 413,000 downloads, bringing its release-to-date total to 2.1 million.
 
Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” (featuring 2 Chainz) stays put at No. 2, as does John Legend’s “All of Me” at No. 3, despite winning the Streaming Gainer award. The piano ballad grew 15% in U.S. streams to 5.2 million. Bey’s aforementioned “Drunk in Love” and Aloe Blacc’s “The Man” hold at Nos. 4 and 5, respectively, while Kid Ink’s “Show Me” (featuring Chris Brown) steps up 7-6 and Eminem's "The Monster" drops 6-7.

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YG’s “My Hitta” (featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan) retains the No. 8 position in its 23rd week on the list while Beyonce’s surging “Partition” (29-9) and Ty Dolla $ign’s “Paranoid” (featuring B.o.B) close out the top 10.
 
Further down the list, the Young Money crew posts two new tracks as “Trophies” (featuring Drake) debuts at No. 28 and “Lookin Ass” (featuring Nicki Minaj) opens at No. 32. Both songs were originally released as freestyles but as the Young Money clique gears up for the March 11 release of “Rise of an Empire,” both were tapped as singles.

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