Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Plan B’ Debuts in Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

The same week as Megan Thee Stallion Day (May 2) in her native Houston, the hitmaker has more to celebrate: She adds another top 10 to her history on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart as “Plan B” debuts at No. 7 on the list dated May 7. With the entrance, the rapper has secured a top 10 on the list each year since 2019.

Megan Thee Stallion premiered “Plan B” on April 16 with a live performance of the track during the first weekend of the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The studio version reached digital and streaming providers the following Friday, April 22. In its first week of tracking (ending April 28), “Plan B” registered 12 million official U.S. streams, according to Luminate, prompting a No. 4 start on R&B/Hip-Hop Streaming Songs. Likewise, the song starts at No. 4 on R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales, with 4,000 downloads in that same period.

In the radio realm, “Plan B” begins at No. 36 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart with 2.9 million audience impressions in the week ending May 1.

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“Plan B” gives Megan Thee Stallion her sixth visit to the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Here’s the updated list:

Song, Artist, Peak Position, Peak Date

  • “Hot Girl Summer,” with Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign, No. 7, Aug. 24, 2019
  • “Savage,” with Beyoncé, No. 1 (two weeks), May 30, 2020
  • “WAP,” Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion, No. 1 (10 weeks), Aug. 22, 2020
  • “Body,” No. 4, Dec. 5, 2020
  • “Thot Shit,” No. 6, Nov. 26, 2021
  • “Plan B,” No. 7, May 7, 2022

Notably, all six of the rapper’s top 10 successes debuted in the top tier. Excluding “Savage,” which arrived at No. 9, each hit started at its peak position.

Elsewhere, “Plan B” starts at No. 6 on the Hot Rap Songs chart and at No. 29 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100.

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