Lil’ Wayne’s “Lollipop” Makes Radio History

Posted 8 years ago by
Tags: Lil Wayne,
Download DJBooth's new App, The PLUG New York, NY -- Cash Money/Universal Motown Records multi-platinum artist Lil Wayne is once again taking control of the airwaves and breaking records in both with “Lollipop,” the first single from his highly anticipated album Tha Carter III. This is the biggest add week that a hip-hop artist has received at Rhythm Crossover and the biggest any artist has received at Urban Radio including Beyonce and Mariah. “Lollipop,” featuring Static is #1 Most Added and Greatest Gainer at both radio formats receiving a total of 138 adds at Mediabase and R&R.

With a listening audience of 25.7 million “Lollipop,” is being well received at key radio stations across the country including: New York (Hot 97), Los Angeles (Power), Seattle (93 KUBE), Miami (99 Jamz), Philadelphia (Power 99), Atlanta (Hot 107) and Detroit (Hot 102). “Lollipop” is also #1 on iTunes Hip-Hop Chart and #4 Overall, and Lil Wayne’s MySpace page received over a million unique views this week giving him the #1 Top Artist profile on the site. The video is currently in heavy rotation at MTV, MTV2, BET's Rap City and MTV Jams, where it appeared as the Jam Of The Week. The “Lollipop” video is also in medium rotation at MTV Hits and on BET’s main playlist. Lil Wayne will also appear on BET's annual Spring Bling and will be only the 2nd artist in the event's history to perform for an entire episode!

Since the release of his last CD, the platinum selling Tha Cater II, Lil Wayne has guest appearances on over 70 songs for other artists including Fat Joe’s 2008 Grammy nominated single “Make It Rain,” DJ Khaled’s “We Taking Over,” and Wyclef Jeans’ “Sweetest Girl.” He also released a duet CD with Bryan “Birdman” Williams titled Like Father, Like Son in 2006 which was a critical and commercial success.

“Lollipop” provides a sweet taste of what to expect, and proves that Lil Wayne is at the top of the game.

Lil Wayne  

Comments
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Mac Miller’s “The Divine Feminine” Album Is About The Stages Of Love

Love is the concept that Mac Miller will be exploring on his forthcoming "The Divine Feminine" album. Read More
Posted one day ago by Yoh

Young Thug’s “Jeffery” Cover Isn’t Shocking, Stop It

Young Thug is wearing a dress, it's not a big deal guys. Read More
Posted one day ago by Yoh

Young Thug “No, My Name is JEFFERY” Cheat Code Album Review

The artist either formerly or still known as Young Thug presents his most compelling work of the year. Read More
Posted one day ago by Brendan V

Mick Jenkins Continues Metaphorical Mastery With Powerful “Drowning” Visuals

When it comes to artfully representing the ills of society, Mick Jenkins is doing it better than anyone else. Read More
Posted one day ago by Brent Bradley

Drake’s “Please Forgive Me” Short Film is Coming September 30

Drizzy will follow-up his now triple-Platinum certified "Views" album with a 40-scored short film. Read More
Posted one day ago by DJ Z

Vince Staples Says 50 Cent’s Early Music Influenced His Gang Activity

The demonization of rap has been a long-standing problem for the genre, but there's truth to its influence. Read More
Posted one day ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.