Ella Mai's "Boo'd Up" becomes the longest-running female No.1 R&B/Hip-Hop song in over a decade
Ella Mai's "Boo'd Up" is a certified banger, and it has the numbers to prove it too after sitting atop the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Charts for the 13th week in a row, becoming the longest-running No. 1 by a female artist this decade.
It overtakes Alicia Keys "Unthinkable" which held on for 12 consecutive weeks back in 2010. It's also the longest run by a woman since Mary J. Blige's "Be Without You" sat at No.1 for a total of 15 weeks back in 2006, which to this day is still the longest record for a woman since the charts began back in 1992.
This puts Ella third-equal on the all-time list with Toni Braxton's 1996 track "You're Makin' Me High," with both women sitting directly behind Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together," which topped at 14 weeks back in 2005.
"Boo'd Up" still has momentum going forward, and it's likely that she may very well move up that list in the coming week. According to Billboard, "Boo'd Up" still managed to reel in a 4 percent gain to earn an audience of 37 million in the week ending Sept. 9th despite its lengthy chart life.