Did you know that Nicki Minaj’s ‘Super Bass’ was the first song by a female Hip-Hop artist to sell over 3 million digital downloads in the US?
As of October 23rd 2011, ‘Super Bass’ had passed the 3 million sales mark and extended its lead as the top-selling digital single by female Hip-Hop act. Notably, Minaj’s ‘Moment 4 Life (Ft. Drake)’ is the second highest digital seller among female Hip-Hop artists, with sales exceeding 1.44 million copies, whereas Missy Elliott’s ‘Lose Control (Ft. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop)’ is #3 with 1.37 million downloads sold.
‘Super Bass’ became the first song by a female Hip-Hop artist to sell over 2 million downloads in August. It remains the only track by such a performer to achieve that feat in US history.