Nicki Minaj’s Single Fails to Reach Number One

October 12, 2014 10:05 PM

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Nicki Minaj’s Single Fails to Reach Number One

Nicki Minaj has not succeeded in getting her new single to number one on the UK Singles Chart, which was released earlier today. Her single, “Anaconda,” only managed to make it to number three in the chart, with “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor claiming the top spot after six weeks on the UK Singles Chart. Figures taken six days ago suggested that the two songs would be competing for the top spot in a very close race with “Anaconda” snapping at the heels of Meghan Trainor’s debut single for a number of weeks.

The release of the single seemed to be surrounded with more controversy than hype. The song and music video call into question whether it promotes racism and outright misogyny, or is just a well thought-out rap designed to bring the problems in our society to the forefront of the public’s mind. This...

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