Truth Social promos propel three songs to iTunes #1
All three songs hit #1 on the chart at some point, after launching on Truth.
Three recently released singles have made it to the top of the iTunes charts thanks, in part, due to their launch and promotion on former President Donald Trump's social media platform, Truth Social.
Three songs that either launched on the app or received heavy promotion on it currently stand in the top ten of the iTunes charts. They are "Trump Won" by Natasha Owens, "Justice for All" by Donald Trump & J6 Prison Choir, and "End of the World" by John Rich & Tom MacDonald.
All three songs hit #1 on the chart at some point after launching on Truth. "Trump Won" entered the charts at #1 on March 16 and currently stands at #7. The song espouses the view that former President Donald Trump legitimately won the 2020 presidential election.
"Justice for All" is a charity single that includes vocal contributions from Trump himself and numerous prisoners incarcerated for participation in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. The single debuted at #2 on March 10, and reached the top slot the following day, where it remained for five days. It stands at #4 as of Wednesday.
"End of the World" currently sits at #2 on the chart. It debuted at #15 on March 17 and rose to the top slot by March 20. Rich launched the song directly on Truth Social, though MacDonald promoted it on other platforms.
Rich had previously launched his single "Progress" on the platform and reached the #1 slot on iTunes as well. Speaking on Trump Media & Technology Group CEO Devin Nunes's podcast, Rich indicated that the success of several artists using unconventional promotion methods heralded an end to the music industry's monopoly on content.
"That is a huge sign – to see [Justice for All] at number one – what America really cares about, what they’re paying attention to, and I think it’s a big sign that people are waking up by the tens of millions right now," he said. "The music industry doesn’t dictate the success of songs anymore. Americans do."
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