SZA’s SOS: a record breaking Track of 2023 entering the billboard Hot 100
Embark on a Musical Odyssey with SZA as She yet again wins hearts with the Power of Soulful music
SZA’s SOS, was one of the best of 2022. She dominated in 2023, becoming one of the most successful artists globally. Let’s ride with her.
SZA’s SOS was a massive success, debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200 and breaking records for the most significant streaming week for an R&B album in the US. It spent 10 weeks on the chart, the longest-running number-one female album of the decade. The artist released 6 singles, with 5 of them entering the Billboard Hot 100 top 10, and the last 2 breaking records in 2023.
“Kill Bill” reached over a billion streams, becoming the artist’s first Hot 100 chart-topper. the song dominated the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for 21 weeks. Despite its controversial theme, the song was a commercial success, receiving multiple award nominations. It performed well globally on streaming platforms, radio charts, and in various regions.”
Her hit single “Snooze” was a dreamy ballad that unexpectedly became a double platinum hit. It spent all of 2023 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #2, and was the year’s 9th biggest song. “Snooze” also topped the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart for 21 weeks, and received multiple award nominations. The song has several versions including a faster and an acoustic version featuring Justin Bieber.
Her singles from 2020-2023 showcased her intentional artistry, praised by fans for her solid vocals, vulnerable lyrics, and lush production, defining her career.
Kill Bill, Kill the Industry
Kill Bill, Kill the industry
SZA had a great year and named one of the top three most-listened-to artists after Taylor Swift and Morgan Wallen. Her genre-defying album received critical acclaim and landed in prominent publications. SZA topped four major Billboard year-end R&B/Hip-Hop rankings, including Top Artists and Songwriters. SOS, her album, ranked No. 3 on the year-end Billboard 200 recap.
SZA is now a pop star with a highly anticipated album and critical acclaim. She is a versatile musician and a legend in the making. The MVP of the music industry in 2023. Solana saved our souls.
By- Bolu Ibosiola