Cardi B, Post Malone & Drake: How Rap Ruled Popular Music In 2017


In 2017, R&B/hip-hop established itself as the leading genre in the industry for the first time since Nielsen started tracking sales in 1991, outperforming all other genres, claiming 25.1 percent of total consumption and 30.3 percent of all on-demand audio streams. (The No. 2 genre, rock, accounted for 18.1 percent.)  read more at

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