Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea's 'Pretty Girls' Pounces on Streaming Songs Chart

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Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea perform at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea’s new collaboration, “Pretty Girls,” is the top debut on the Streaming Songs chart dated May 30, as the diva duet starts at No. 16. The opening is owed to the May 13 debut of its official music video on Vevo.

Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Perform 'Pretty Girls' at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards: Watch

The pair, who also performed the song during the Billboard Music Awards on May 17 (which surely helped increase its exposure), helped create a 374 percent weekly rise in streaming points, coming primarily from plays of the video (81 percent), resulting in 5.5 million U.S. plays for the week ending May 17. These plays help the track earn the Greatest Gainer/Streaming Award on the Hot 100, despite the track dropping a position (29-30).

Further down the Streaming Songs chart, DJ Snake’s “You Know You Like It,” a club remix of the AlunaGeorge song by the same name (who is co-credited on this remix) comes in at No. 35. The debut arrives after steady week-over-week increases in popularity (up 15 percent in streams for the week) to 3.6 million streams. The increase helps the track go top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, where it moves 22-18 for the week.The last big debut on Streaming Songs is OMI’s rising reggae-pop hit “Cheerleader." The Jamaican artist’s (real name: Omar Samuel Pasley) cut premieres at No. 37 with a 29 percent gain in streams (to 3.4 million for the week). The track was originally released in 2012, but recently caught fire in the U.K. (and then in the U.S.) after it was remixed by producer Felix Jaehn. The streaming increase aids its trajectory on the Hot 100, where it goes 47-31 in its fourth week on the chart.


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