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Drake’s “Family Matters” Earns #1 On YouTube Music Videos Chart; Kendrick Lamar’s “Not Like Us” Rules Songs Chart

The diss tracks rule this week’s YouTube listings.

Drake and Kendrick Lamar have released multiple diss tracks in their recent beef, and those songs have attracted considerable interest on digital platforms.

Each artist, for example, claims #1 on one of this week’s Global YouTube charts.

The official video for Drake’s “Family Matters,” which received 14,874,672 plays during the May 3-9 tracking period, starts at #1 on the Global YouTube Music Videos Chart.

Though not available in eligible music video form, Kendrick’s “Not Like Us” nonetheless received far more overall plays on the YouTube platform. Its tracking period play count of 46,892,124 yields a #1 start on the Global YouTube Songs Chart.

“euphoria,” another Kendrick Lamar track, starts at #4 on the Songs chart with 23,543,890 plays. The aforementioned “Family Matters” earns #5 on the listing, courtesy of its 23,375,173 plays across all eligible uploads.

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