As Cardi B top the Billboard Hot 100 this week, Post Malone dey break records as well… with him new single “Rockstar.”
The 21 Savage-assisted track don debute at No. 2 on the Hot 100, and the song also smash Apple Music’s single-week streaming record for the opening week, with over 25 million streams. The record don previously hold by DJ Khaled’s feature-heavy single, “I’m the One.”
Apple Music’s support of Post Malone help am achieve the feat, according to Apple’s head of artist curation, Carl Chery.
“We just have a long history of supporting Post Malone, even before he got signed. ‘White Iverson’ was being heavily supported in iTunes — that song is old enough that Apple Music wasn’t even live yet,” he told The Verge. “We were supporting him heavily back then, and we did the same thing with the Stoney project last year. The process is pretty simple for us, if we like it, we support it.”