XXXTentacion’s “SAD!” Claims #1 On US YouTube Songs Chart; Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up” Remains Top Video

“SAD!” and “Boo’d Up” top this week’s key US YouTube charts.

XXXTentacion - ? Cover | Bad Vibes Forever

XXXTentacion was killed at the age of 20 this past Monday. On the heels of his passing, music fans from around the world remembered the artist by purchasing and streaming his music.

In the US, that activity helped make XXXTentacion’s “SAD!” the #1 track on YouTube.

“SAD!” amassed 17.4 million US YouTube views across official and select fan-generated content. It was #31 last week.

Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams” holds at #2 with 15.4 million, while a view count of 14.3 million keeps Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin’s “I Like It” in the #4 position.

“Boo’d Up” (#4, -3 | 13.8 million) and Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B)” (#5, -1 | 11.7 million) complete the Top 5.

— While “Boo’d Up” falls from #1 on the tracks chart, it remains on the leader on the music videos chart (official videos only). It tops this week’s listing thanks to its 11.9 million views.

“I Like It” takes #2 on the video chart with 10.9 million views, while The Carters’ “Apeshit” grabs #3 with 10.5 million.

“Girls Like You” (#4, -2 | 10.4 million) and Flow La Movie’s “Te Bote Remix” (#5, -1 | 7.6 million) complete the Top 5.

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.

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