Childish Gambino avoided internet after This Is America video release

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Drake's Nice For What drops to two on the new countdown, while the rapper's God's Plan holds at three, and Post Malone's Psycho, and Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line's Meant to Be also dip to round out the new top five. The video earned 85.3 million views in its first week on YouTube, making it the biggest first week debut of any video this year and #1 on the YouTube Songs chart in 11 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and more.

Check out the music video below.

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The controversial video behind Childish Gambino's new track This Is America has helped rocket the tune to number one in the U.S. "This Is America" has become the most-streamed and top-selling song this week, hitting the top slot on the Streaming Songs and Digital Song Sales charts. "This Is America" also sold 78,000 downloads within the first five days of its release.

Those numbers dwarf those of any of his other videos released on the platform.

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"This Is America" has spoken to academics, cultural theorists, South African women and men, and even the privileged few like myself who were embarrassingly first engaged by GIFs of Glover's dancing.

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His latest film, "Solo", in which he plays a young Lando Calrissian, opens in theaters May 25 and is expected to be the No. 1 film that week.

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