Soulja Boy Hits #1 with ‘Kiss Me’ Single

Teen sensation Soulja Boy has found his second smash hit courtesy of the chart-topping popular single “Kiss Me Thru the Phone.”


This week, the Sammie-assisted track reached #1 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Top 40 Radio chart.


On Billboard’s Hot Ringmaster’s list, it has remained the #1 ringtone for the last 8 weeks with sales exceeding 1 million.


The popularity of the song was helped this week by a 1300 spin-increase in radio markets.


The move resulted in the song’s listening public expanding to 107 million.


After receiving steady criticism in 2008 over his legitimacy as a Hip-Hop artist, the young superstar feels his latest work shows a marked improvement in his musicianship.


“My fans let me know, enough with [those] dancing songs for now,” Soulja Boy Tell’Em explained to in a statement.


 “Now it’s time to do great music like ‘Kiss Me Thru the Phone.’ It’s a real record, no gimmick. It’s a catchy record because that’s what my fans want.”


Soulja Boy will complete a taping this weekend for BET’s “Spring Bling,” and is set to appear May 15 on the CW Network sitcom “The Game.”


 At press time, he is also finalizing plans for a cross-country tour for Summer 2009. Soulja Boy’s sophomore album, iSouljaBoyTellem, was released last December.


His latest single, “Turn My Swag On,” is #61 on Billboard’s Top 100.

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