Houston-based duo Hotel Ugly score their first contribution on Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Jan. 14), as the act’s breakthrough hit “Shut Up My Moms Calling” debuts at No. 96.
The duo includes brothers Chris and Mike Fiscella.
The song, which the pair released independently, debuted on the strength of 5.7 million official US streams (up 11%) in December. 30-Jan. 5 tracking weeks according to Luminate. It also enters the Hot R&B Songs chart at No. 23 (after reaching No. 11 in November) and rises 44-40 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (after climbing to No. 39 in December ).
“Shut Up My Moms Calling” also finds success worldwide, jumping 167-93 on the Billboard Global 200 and re-entering the Billboard Global Excl. US chart at No. 136, with both positions marking new highs. The track drew 14.9 million streams worldwide in the tracking week, up 8%.
TikTok has been a big factor in the song’s growing popularity, as the cut has been used in more than 66,000 videos on the platform to date. (TikTok currently does not directly contribute to Billboards diagrams.)
Hotel Ugly is a newbie to Billboard‘s charts as the song marks the duo’s first chart topper.
The act currently reaches the top 20 on the Emerging Artists chart for the first time, jumping 27-19 in its 14th week on the survey.
The song is slated to appear on the group’s upcoming LP, due out later this year.