RECORD-BREAKING DRAKE ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 CHART
TOP OF THE POPS
According to Billboard, the go-to destination for the music business, most recently Drake dominated its Billboard Hot 100 chart with his new LP Scorpion, vaulting to the No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the biggest week of consumption for an album in 2018.
Moreover, Drake hits a new high on the Hot 100 with seven songs in the top 10 simultaneously, beating the Beatles' record of five that has ruled since 1964.
And there’s more. The music icon “adds five new Hot 100 top 10s, upping his career count to 31, passing Michael Jackson for the most among male soloists.”
Below is a chart with the record-breaking seven songs simultaneously on Billboard’s Hot 100top 10 on dated July 14:
Rank this week, Title (Rank last week)
No. 1, "Nice for What" (No. 6; eighth week at No. 1)
No. 2, "Nonstop" (debut this week)
No. 4, "God's Plan" (No. 9; previously spent 11 weeks at No. 1)
No. 6, "In My Feelings" (debut this week)
No. 7, "I'm Upset" (No. 26; previously reached No. 15)
No. 8, "Emotionless" (debut this week)
No. 9, "Don't Matter to Me," featuring Michael Jackson (debut this week)
Drake breaks the prior record of five simultaneous Hot 100 top 10s by the Beatles. On April 4, 1964, at the height of early Beatlemania, the band dominated the entire top five, with, in order from No. 1 to No. 5, "Can't Buy Me Love," "Twist and Shout," "She Loves You," "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "Please Please Me." The following week, the same five songs placed between Nos. 1 and 9.