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Iggy Azalea Rules Billboard 100's Top 2, Matches The Beatles' U.S. Chart Record

May 30, 2014 (2:12 am) GMT
The Australian raptress matches the legendary British band's record after her own 'Fancy' and her collaboration with Ariana Grande, 'Problem', rise to Hot 100's No. 1 and No. 2 respectively.
Iggy Azalea Rules Billboard 100's Top 2, Matches The Beatles' U.S. Chart Record

has taken the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on Billboard 100. Her latest single "Fancy" recently ascended to No. 1 on Billboard 100, while her collaboration with "Problem" jumped from last week's No. 3 to No. 2.

That accomplishment makes the Australian femcee only the second artist in the chart's history to have simultaneously held the top two spots with their first chart hits. The previous act to do so was British legendary band .

Following their appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show", the Fab Four had their "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You" landed at No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in February 1964.

Azalea is also just the third female artist to rule Hot 100's top 2, joining ("We Belong Together" and "Shake It Off" in 2005) and (her own "Foolish" and 's "What's Luv?" in 2002).

"Fancy", featuring guest vocals from British beauty , is a single from Azalea's "" album that is currently at No. 9 on Billboard 200. Most recently, the two promoted the single by performing it during Billboard Music Awards and "". Its music video, which sees the girls recreating hit movie "Clueless", has so far garnered 59 million views on YouTube.

On Hot 100, the song dethrones last week's first placer 's "All of Me" that falls to No. 3. It also becomes the first No. 1 song by a solo female rapper since 1998, when topped the chart with her "Doo Wop (That Thing)".

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