“Pink Friday 2” by Nicki Minaj Breaks Spotify Record And Secures No. 1 Billboard Debut

Nicki Minaj‘s highly anticipated album, “Pink Friday 2,” has not only lived up to the hype but has surged to unprecedented heights, making waves across Spotify and poised for a groundbreaking debut on the Billboard 200.

The rap sensation took to X to share the exciting news, quoting Chart Data’s announcement that “Pink Friday 2” has officially shattered records on Spotify. The album clocked in a staggering 41 million streams over the weekend, solidifying its status as the biggest debut for a female hip-hop album in the history of the streaming giant. This remarkable feat has not only captivated fans but also positioned the album for a coveted gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), signifying sales surpassing 500,000 units in the United States.

As the numbers continue to soar, industry insiders are buzzing with anticipation. HITS Daily Double, a reliable source for music projections, is forecasting a No. 1 debut for “Pink Friday 2” on the Billboard 200. The projections suggest an impressive range of 170,000 to 190,000 equivalent album units in its inaugural week. If these predictions hold true, Nicki Minaj will not only claim the top spot but also secure the title for the most significant female rap debut of 2023.

Nicki Minaj’s triumphant return with “Pink Friday 2” is not just a musical event; it’s a cultural phenomenon, setting new benchmarks and reaffirming her unrivaled influence in the rap landscape. As the countdown to the Billboard 200 unfolds, all eyes are on Nicki as she prepares to etch her name in the annals of hip-hop history once again.