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Drake breaks Billboard record for most weeks atop Hot 100 in a year


Three of Drake’s songs have spent a combined 29 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2018.


‘In My Feelings’ has spent 10 weeks atop the singles chart, ‘Nice for What’ reigned supreme for eight weeks while ‘God’s Plan’ was the top song for 11 weeks.


All three songs are from the Canadian rapper’s commercially-successful ‘Scorpion’ album.


He now holds the record of the only artist who has spent the most time atop the Hot 100 chart in a year, surpassing Usher who spent 28 weeks at No. 1 in 2004.


Drake is also the first solo artist to have three songs top the Hot 100 chart for at least 10 weeks each. ‘One Dance’, featuring WizKid and Kyla, belongs in that category.


According to Billboard, these are the top ranking entries on the Hot 100 chart since inception.


29 weeks, Drake, 2018

28 weeks, Usher, 2004

26 weeks, The Black Eyed Peas, 2009

19 weeks, Drake, 2016

19 weeks, Puff Daddy, 1997

18 weeks, Monica, 1998

18 weeks, The Beatles, 1964

17 weeks, Justin Bieber, 2017

17 weeks, Beyoncé, 2003

17 weeks, Nelly, 2002

17 weeks, Boyz II Men, 1994


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