The Carters’ “APES**T” Enters Top 40 At Urban Radio, Top 50 At Rhythmic Radio, Top 100 At Pop Radio

“APES**T” was the most-played tracks from Beyonce and Jay-Z’s joint album.

Beyonce & Jay-Z in Apes**t | Roc Nation/UMG/Reservoir

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s joint album “Everything Is Love” (credited to The Carters) launched last Saturday.

On the heels of the release, tracks from the album began to receive some airplay. “APES**T” — clearly positioned as the official “single” — received the greatest amount of radio support.

Credited with 882 format plays during the June 17-23 tracking period, “APES**T” actually debuts at #35 on the Mediabase urban chart.

It nearly debuts at rhythmic radio. Based on its 476 tracking week plays, “APES**T” lands just below rhythmic’s Top 40 at #46.

The track meanwhile ranks as the Mediabase pop panel’s #98 song. It received 58 pop radio plays during the official tracking week.

Written by Brian Cantor

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