‘Hamilton’ Song ‘My Shot’ Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

Hamilton fans, rejoice: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “My Shot” has sped to No. 1 on theBillboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart, becoming the most-shared and discussed track on Twitter (as of 3 p.m. ET, Feb. 23). With its No. 1 showing, “Shot” surpasses its previous high of No. 3.

The Trending 140 chart measures the acceleration of conversation around artists and their music, while the Emerging Artists chart measures the volume of tweets around new artists and their songs.

‘Hamilton’s Historic Chart Debut, By the Numbers

“Shot” fires to the top slot after Miranda tweeted a link to a demo version of the song on his SoundCloud page. The demo solely features Hamilton characters Alexander Hamilton and Hercules Mulligan; the final version includes turns from Aaron Burr, Marquis de Lafayette and John Laurens. Since its original posting in November, the demo cut has tallied 50,000 plays on the streaming service.

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