The ‘Hotline Bling’ singer Drake has a record nine of the top ten songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with Way 2 Sexy debuting at No. 1 and pushing back BTS’s Butter at No. 17 and Justin Bieber’s Stay feat. Kid Laroi at straight No. 6. Drake responded with an Instagram post by sharing his and Future’s picture, captioning it ‘Champions League’ (@champagnepapi).
This happened right after he released his album Certified Lover Boy on September 3rd which made him have 54 top 10 debuts, extending his record for most total top 10s. Madonna is in second place with 38 points, followed by The Beatles with 34, Rihanna with 31 and Michael Jackson with a total of 32.
According to MRC Data, Certified Lover Boy debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 613,000 equivalent album units, the highest weekly total for an album in almost a year. According to Billboard.com, he is by now the eighth artist in chart history to have ten or more number ones.
With one of the most dominant weeks on the Hot 100 ever, the Canadian rapper becomes the first artist to hold nine of the top ten spots in a single chart frame, led by Way 2 Sexy at No. 1, Girls Want Girls at No. 2 and Fair Trade at No. 3, indeed ended up creating history. Drake’s new album, had an explosive week on the Billboard Hot 100 list as well, with all 21 tracks from the album debuting in the top 35.
Drake is only the second musician in the 63-year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to simultaneously have 21 tracks in the top 40, with both frames belonging to him. On July 14, 2018, he debuted on the Hot 100 with 21 titles, which coincided with the release of his album “Scorpion” (with 20 of the 21 entries that week from that set). Drake’s record for the most top 40 Hot 100 hits extends to 143.
Here are Drake’s 9 songs that features in Billboard Hot 100 chart –
No. 1 “Way 2 Sexy,” feat. Future & Young Thug
No. 2 “Girls Want Girls,” feat. Lil Baby
No. 3 “Fair Trade,” feat. Travis Scott
No. 4 “Champagne Poetry”
No. 5 “Knife Talk,” feat. 21 Savage & Project Pat
No. 7 “In the Bible,” feat. Lil Durk & Giveon
No. 8, “Papi’s Home”
No. 9, “TSU”No. 10, “Love All,” feat. JAY-Z