Drake Eyeing Strong Debut In U.K. With ‘Laugh Now Cry’
Drake attends the LA Premiere of HBO’s “Euphoria” at The Cinerama Dome on June 4, 2019 in Los Angeles.
Joel Corry and MNEK’s summer smash “Head & Heart” is racing to a fifth week at No. 1 in the U.K., while Drake is rolling to a high debut with “Laugh Now Cry,” his collaboration with Chicago rapper Lil Dirk.
Based on 48 hours of sales and streams, “Head & Heart” has a “comfortable” lead, according to the Official Charts Company. It’s holds the top spot on the Official Chart: First Look by a margin of 5,000 chart sales, with Nathan Dawe featuring KSI’s “Lighter” slotting in at No. 2.
Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry” starts at No. 3 on the sales blast, and is set to become the Canadian rapper’s 17th Top 5 single and the first appearance on the Official U.K. Singles Chart for Lil Durk.