Oliver Anthony‘s “Rich Men North of Richmond” has earned an historic debut atop the Billboard Hot 100.
The song, which was released on August 11, earned 17.5 million U.S. streams and 147,000 downloads sold in the August 10-17 tracking week, according to Luminate.
“Rich Men North of Richmond” also tallied 553,000 radio airplay audience impressions.
The song also topped the all-genre Digital Song Sales and the multimetric Hot Country Songs survey.
This is the singer-songwriter’s maiden entry on a Billboard chart, marking a first of its kind achievement for an artist to open at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Additionally, Anthony’s “Aint Gotta Dollar” also entered the chart dated August 26 at No. 82.
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