Single Sales: Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Was #1 in Top 5 US Markets; Total Now 685.2K

Hotline Bling [Cover via Republic]

Thanks to a weekly US sales figure of 121,049 (+19%), Drake’s “Hotline Bling” grabs the top spot on this week’s Billboard Digital Songs chart.

In addition to crowning the overall listing, “Hotline Bling” was also the leader in the Top 5 individual radio markets.

Nielsen Music confirms that “Hotline Bling” was the October 2-8 tracking week’s #1 seller in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, and Dallas. It enjoyed respective, week-over-week gains of 5%, 12%, 14%, 8% in those markets.

When the October 2-8 tracking week concluded, “Hotline Bling” boasted a cumulative US sales total of 685,234.

Written by Brian Cantor

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