Lil Duval earns his first No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart as “Smile (Livin’ My Best Life)” jumps Three-1 on the checklist dated Oct. 13.
The track, which options Snoop Dogg and Ball Greezy, takes command because of a 9 p.c achieve to 28 million in format viewers within the week ending Oct. 7, based on Nielsen Music.
“Smile” is the primary Billboard chart hit for Lil Duval, the stage identify comic Richard Powell.
For Ball Greezy, the collaboration provides him his second look on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay. He beforehand reached No. 27 with “Nice & Slow,” that includes Lil Dred, in March.
Snoop Dogg, in the meantime, picks up his second No. 1 on the chart, following the Pharrell-assisted “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” a six-week champion in 2004. “Smile” is the veteran MC’s 65th profession title on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, a mark that ties Nicki Minaj for 11th place amongst all acts for the reason that chart started in 1992. Lil Wayne, with 126 songs on his resume, heads the category.
“Smile” ascends to the highest R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay with its twin recognition amongst each mainstream and grownup audiences. The collaboration maintains its No. 1 put up for a 3rd straight week on the plays-based Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart with a 1 p.c achieve in spins within the week ending Oct. 7, whereas it debuts at No. 29 on the Adult R&B Songs airplay chart via a 24 p.c enchancment in weekly performs. (The R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart ranks songs based mostly on viewers impressions from a mixed panel grownup and mainstream R&B stations.)
In addition, “Smile” continues to shine throughout extra radio charts. The observe wins a second time period at No. 1 on the Rap Airplay chart and crosses into the highest 10 on Rhythmic Songs for the primary time (11-9), with an 11 p.c enhance in weekly performs.