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Lil Wayne Has Top 16 Songs On US Spotify Chart; Every “Tha Carter V” Track In Top 30

Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” had a mammoth opening day on US Spotify.

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter V via Republic

In addition to making major waves on iTunes and Apple Music, Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” generated ample opening day interest on Spotify.

Songs from the album occupy the Top 16 positions on the daily US Spotify chart for Friday. No track from the album appears below #30.

“Mona Lisa (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” takes #1 with a monstrous 4.44 million US streams on Friday. Lil Wayne’s “Don’t Cry (featuring XXXTentacion)” follows with 4.21 million, while “Let It Fly (featuring Travi$ Scott)”” occupies #3 with 3.53 million.

“Dedicate (#4, 3.4 million) and “Uproar” (#5, 3.1 million) complete the Top 5.

The remaining “Tha Carter V” tracks are positioned as follows:
6) Can’t Be Broken
7) Dark Side Of The Moon (featuring Nicki Minaj)
8) What About Me (featuring Sosamann)
9) I Love You Dwayne
10) Open Letter
11) Dope Niggaz (featuring Snoop Dogg)
12) Famous (featuring Reginae Carter)
13) Problems
14) Hittas
15) Open Safe
16) Took His Time
21) Start This Shit Off Right (featuring Ashanti & Mack Maine)
22) Demon
23) Mess
25) Used 2
27) Let It All Work Out
29) Dope New Gospel (featuring Nivea)
30) Perfect Strangers

In total, “Tha Carter V” generated what Spotifycharts reports as 49.5 million US streams.

— The album also fared well globally. Seven songs from the album appear in the Global Top 10 (including “Mona Lisa” and “Don’t Cry” at #1 and #2) and no song appears lower than #81. The album amassed approximately 61.4 million global streams.

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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