Billboard Hot 100 Sees Drake at No. 1 for Sixth Week



Drake is atop the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for the sixth week with his single ‘Nice for What’, which sees him become the artist with second-most weeks logged at No. 1 among males to have done it solo in their career, tying with Michael Jackson. Both Drake and Jackson now have 37 weeks each at the top of the chart, with Usher leading both of them, having logged 47 weeks atop the same charts.
Drake is also leading the Streaming Songs chart with his collaboration song Lil Baby, which is titled ‘Yes Indeed’. The song is at No. 6 in the Hot 100, which sees a return of Cardi B, J Balvin and Bad Bunny in the top 10 with their song ‘I Like It’, as the premiere of the song’s official video helped them log a new high at No. 7.

Drake now has a total of 37 weeks at the top of Billboard Hot 100, with ‘Nice for What’ released on Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records, being the latest one. This is his fifth song to have that honor, with ‘What’s My Name?’ in which he feature alongside Rihanna for one week in 2010, ‘Work’ with her again for nine weeks in 2016, ‘One Dance’ that featured WizKid and Kyla reigned for 10 weeks in 2016 as well and ‘God’s Plan’ in 2018 that was at No. 1 for eleven weeks.

Among male solo artists, only Usher with 47 weeks, has logged more No. 1’s in the Hot 100. Overall, Drake and Jackson are tied at 7th place among the most weeks in a list that is led by Mariah Carey at No. 1 with 79 weeks. Following her is Rihanna at No. 2 with 60 weeks, The Beatles at No. 3 with 49 weeks, Boyz II Men at No. 4 with accumulating 50 weeks, Usher at No. 5 with 47 weeks, Beyoncé at No. 6 with 42 weeks and then Drake and Jackson at No. 7 with 37 weeks each. Behind them is Elton John with 34 weeks and Janet Jackson and Katy Perry with 33 weeks each to their name.

Drake’s latest release is was also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as well as the Hot Rap Songs chart for the sixth week. Meanwhile in the Hot 100, the song is followed by ‘Psycho’ by Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, at No. 2, as it climbed two places from No. 4, with the song spending a total of 14 weeks since its release, within the top 5 of the Hot 100. At No. 3 is ‘God’s Plan’ by Drake, as the song has spent all 19 of its week in the top 3 of the Hot 100, a feat that is unmatched by any other song.

Completing the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 are, ‘This is America’ by Childish Gambino fell two places from No. 2 to the 4th place, having spent two weeks at No. 1 as well, while ‘The Middle’ by Zedd, Grey and Maren Morris manages to stay at a high of No. 5. 
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