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Tom MacDonald’s “Fake Woke” Reaches #1 On All-Genre US iTunes Sales Chart, Surpasses 1 Million YouTube Views (Update)

“Fake Woke” is making waves on iTunes.

Update: By Saturday afternoon, Tom MacDonald’s “Fake Woke” had reached #1 on the all-genre US iTunes song sales chart. It remains in the #1 position as of press time at 4:40PM ET.

“Fake Woke” is also attracting attention on YouTube, where it boasts over 1 million views.
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After enjoying success with previous releases like “Best Rapper Ever,” Tom MacDonald is again making a splash on the US iTunes store.

Following its release Friday, “Fake Woke” soared to #1 on the US iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Song Sales Chart. It is concurrently up to #2 on the all-genre listing. Only Olivia Rodrigo’s megahit “drivers license” is presently selling at a faster pace.

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” (#3), Morgan Wallen’s “Wasted On You” (#4), and Ed Sheeran’s “Afterglow” (#5) join “drivers license” and “Fake Woke” in the Top 5.

Not simply attracting attention on iTunes, “Fake Woke” also boasts nearly 1 million views on YouTube.

Brian Cantor

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