Marshmello, Nancy Ajram score first-ever Arabic Billboard Hot Dance debut

“Sah Sah” debuts at No. 38 on Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart

This week, GRAMMY-nominated, chart-topping artist Marshmello and Lebanese singer, songwriter, and superstar Nancy Ajram’s global hit “Sah Sah,” out now via Universal Arabic Music, debuted at No. 38 on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart, marking the first Arabic song to make its debut on this chart upon release.

The music video has surpassed over 19 million views on YouTube in just 12 days, and it was trending at No. 9 worldwide on YouTube upon release. In addition, the #SahSah hashtag has received over 20 million views on TikTok, and the sound has surpassed nearly ten thousand uses on the platform. “Sah Sah” is also featured as ESPN’s Song Of The Month throughout July.

Prior to its release, fans anxiously awaited the arrival of the song, as it trended online across the MENA region, including in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Morocco, and more. In just a few days, fans from around the world have praised the track for being a revolutionary moment for Arabic music. “Sah Sah” paves the way for Arabic artists and music to continue to disrupt the global music scene.

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