Post Malone Debuts Atop On-Demand Streaming Songs Chart With 'Psycho'

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Post Malone attends the Coachella Republic Records Jaegermeister Party at Republic House on April 17, 2016 in Palm Springs, Calif.

It’s the rapper’s second song to start at No. 1, following “Rockstar.”

The leader of Billboard’s On-Demand Streaming Songs chart (dated March 10) is Post Malone’s “Psycho,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign, which debuts at No. 1 with 45.2 million on-demand audio streams, according to Nielsen Music.

In reaching No. 1, the rapper becomes the second artist to debut two songs atop the ranking, which began in 2012, tying Drake, whose “Passionfruit” (April 8, 2017) and “God’s Plan” (Feb. 3) both started at No. 1.

In fact, “Psycho” dethrones “God’s Plan” after five weeks atop the tally.

Post Malone’s previous No. 1, “Rockstar” featuring  21 Savage, led the chart for 17 weeks in 2017.

In all, 82 percent of the streams of “Psycho” come via on-demand audio sources. The song earns 54.9 million streams in all, once on-demand video and programmed clicks are added. That helps it to a No. 2 debut on Streaming Songs, the fourth song to debut in the top two in 2018, following Drake’s “God’s Plan” (No. 1, Feb. 3), BlocBoy JB’s “Look Alive” featuring Drake (No. 2, Feb. 24) and Bruno Mars and Cardi B’s “Finesse” (No. 1, Jan. 20). It’s Post Malone’s second top two on the chart; “Rockstar” led the ranking for 14 weeks.

“Psycho” bows at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, adding 80,000 digital downloads and 10.3 million audience impressions on radio.