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Ella Mai Scores First Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 With ‘Boo’d Up’

British singer-songwriter Ella Mai, 23, earns her first top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 2) with her first chart entry, as "Boo'd Up" jumps from No. 11 to No. 8.

British singer-songwriter Ella Mai, 23, earns her first top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated June 2) with her first chart entry, as “Boo’d Up” jumps from No. 11 to No. 8.

After debuting on the April 14-dated Hot 100 at No. 78, the song reaches the top 10 in its eighth week on the chart. It rises 7-6 on Streaming Songs (earning 28.6 million U.S. streams, up 23 percent, in the tracking week, according to Nielsen Music), holds at No. 30 on Radio Songs (35.1 million in airplay audience, up 5 percent) and lifts 38-37 on Digital Song Sales (12,000 downloads sold, up 14 percent).

Her breakthrough hit concurrently spends a second week at No. 1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart and holds at its No. 6 high on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Mai is the first artist to take a debut Hot 100 entry to the top 10 in 2018, and the first since Lil Pump, whose “Gucci Gang” hit No. 3 in December. She’s the first woman to earn the honor since Cardi B, whose “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” spent three weeks at No. 1 in October.

Further, Mai’s EP Ready reaches the top 10 on Top R&B Albums (12-8), where it’s the chart’s Greatest Gainer, pushing by 12 percent to 10,000 equivalent album units. The set also hits new highs on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (No. 34) and the Billboard 200 (No. 65).