Seattle based artists, and friends of ProEquality Project, Macklemore x Ryan Lewis have reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their single ‘Thrift Shop’. The song’s rise to the top has been record breaking, as the article on Billboard points out:
It remains at No. 1 on Streaming Songs ( which launched last week) with 1.68 million streams (up 16%), according to Nielsen BDS. It leads On-Demand Songs for a third week with 1.54 million on-demand streams (up 16%), rewriting the record for the most weekly on-demand streams dating to the inception of the list last March.
Their Album, The Heist, was released independently, making their rise to the type even more exciting. Good job, boys! Can’t wait to see what is in store at the Grammy’s!