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6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz's 'Fefe' Crowns On-Demand Streaming Songs Chart

'Fefe' is the first No. 1 on the chart for 6ix9ine and Murda Beatz; it’s Minaj’s second.

“Fefe” already marked 6ix9ine’s first time in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, and now it’s his first No. 1 on Billboard’s On-Demand Streaming Songs  chart.

The song, which features Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, rises 2-1 on the On-Demand Streaming Songs chart dated Sept. 1. It accrues 24.8 million on-demand audio streams to lead the tally, according to Nielsen Music. On-Demand Streaming songs ranks the tunes with the most on-demand audio streams in a week.  

“Fefe” takes over at No. 1 from Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode,” which had ruled the chart for the previous two weeks. It falls to No. 2 with 24.6 million on-demand audio streams.

It’s 6ix9ine’s first No. 1 on the chart; before “Fefe,” the rapper had peaked at No. 16 with “Billy” (March 10). The song also marks Minaj’s first No. 1 on the tally since “Bang Bang,” with Jessie J and Ariana Grande, on the Sept. 13, 2014, list, and it’s her second chart-topper overall. “Fefe” becomes Murda Beatz’s first No. 1 on the ranking as a billed artist after having a hand in the production of previous No. 1s, including Drake’s “Nice for What.”

Concurrently, “Fefe” sits at No. 2 on the Streaming Songs chart, which takes into account all types of streams, including programmed streams and video views, earning 51.3 million streams total – up 10 percent. The chart’s leader, Drake’s “In My Feelings,” racks up 59.4 million.

The song holds at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, which blends streams, digital downloads and radio airplay, for a second straight week, down one spot from its No. 3 peak (Aug. 11).

“Fefe” has not yet been added to a 6ix9ine album or project of any kind; however, the track was added to the streaming edition of Minaj’s Queen album on Aug. 15.