Cardi B crushes Taylor Swift's first-week streaming record on Apple Music

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With more than 100 million streams worldwide in just a week, Cardi B's new album "Invasion of Privacy" has shattered Apple Music's record for most-streamed album by a female artist in its first week.

The "Bartier Cardi" rapper weighed in on the drama when she appeared on the Big Boy's Neighborhood radio show on Friday, April 13 to promote her new album "Invasion of Privacy".

For those keeping track at home, that's more than double the number of streams that Taylor Swift's 2017 album Reputation garnered during its debut week.


Debut albums usually don't set streaming records - and they definitely don't break records set by Taylor Swift - which makes this an even more impressive accomplishment for Cardi B.

"Look What You Made Me Do" was sitting pretty on top for three weeks until Cardi's song crept up and booted it out. The first song to hit number one was Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)".

It's also one of the most streamed songs with l20.6 million USA clicks, according to Nielsen Music, as it premiered at No. 12 on R&B/Hip-Hop Streaming Songs chart. In total, Invasion of Privacy is now the fifth most-streamed album of all time on Apple Music, beating out The Weeknd's Starboy and Ed Sheeran's Divide.

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