Rihanna & Drake’s “Work” Drove 126K US Sales In First Two Days, Takes #1 on Digital Songs

Rihanna’s “Work (featuring Drake)” officially arrived during Wednesday, January 27.

By the close of tracking on January 28, the “ANTI” single had sold 126,000 US copies. It was the best-selling single for the entire January 22-28 tracking week (#1 on Digital Songs).

The combination of those early sales, streams (2.2 million) and radio impressions (4.4 million) produced a #9 debut on this week’s all-encompassing Billboard Hot 100.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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