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Bang Bang Strikes Hot 100: Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Debut Strong

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Bang Bang Strikes Hot 100: Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Debut Strong

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's collaboration, "Bang Bang," is exploding on the charts, including the coveted Hot 100.

According to Billboard, the breakthrough effort debuts within the top 10 this week, earning the second highest debut of the year.

"The double-entendre laden track starts at No. 6, matching Jessie J's prior peak with "Domino" in February 2012 and grants Grande two songs in the top 10 and three in the top 20. Her former No. 2-peaking "Problem," featuring Iggy Azalea, holds at No. 5 while "Break Free," featuring Zedd, zips 21-18. Minaj, meanwhile earns her 10th Hot 100 top 10, padding her mark for most top 10s by a female rapper in the chart's 56-year history. Grande now has the two highest Hot 100 debuts of the year as "Problem" started at No. 3 on the May 17 chart," reports Billboard.

The lead single from Jessie J's upcoming album, "Bang Bang" will also be included on Grande's forthcoming sophomore album, "My Everything," which is due for release August 25.

With download sales totaling 230,000, "Bang Bang" falls only short of Grande's "Problem," which shifted 438,000 downloads in the week ending May 4.

'"Bang Bang," which falls shy of debuting on Radio Songs (it does debut on Pop Songs at No. 19), enters Streaming Songs at No. 21 with 3 million plays. On the latter chart, almost an equal amount of activity arrives from Vevo on YouTube plays of the lyric video (44.3 percent) and Spotify plays (40.3 percent). With an official music video coming, expect "Bang" to stem a loss in Hot 100 points- due to normally expected second-week sales decline- with an increase in streaming points," reports Billboard.

On the Digital Songs chart "Bang Bang" debuted at no.1.

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