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Normani’s “Motivation” Debuts At #1 On US YouTube Music Videos Chart

The buzzy video received 8.0 million first week views in the US.

The reign of “Queen of Mean” comes to an end as Normani’s “Motivation” captures #1 on this week’s US YouTube Music Videos Chart.

“Motivation” earns #1 on the strength of the 8.0 million US views it received during the August 16-22 tracking period, which marked its first full week of availability.

Sarah Jeffery’s “Queen of Mean” video, which spent the past two weeks at #1, falls to #2 with 6.3 million views.

A view count of 5.5 million lifts Trippie Redd’s “Mac 10 (featuring Lil Baby & Lil Duke)” four spots to #3, while the audio for Megan Thee Stallion’s “Hot Girl Summer (featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)” slides two spots to #4 with 5.02 million.

Up seventy-two spots, Doja Cat & Tyga’s “Juicy” grabs #5 with 4.7 million.

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