Drake’s reign as King of Billboard continues as he adds another record breaking moment to his chart accomplishments. According to the publication, the Canadian rapper now has 30 top 5 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 in his career with the No. 5 debut of the DJ Khaled-led collaboration “Staying Alive” which also features Lil Baby.
“Okay I broke my records for the month now,” Drake wrote on Instagram, celebrating his new achievement.
With the top of the charts, Drake again beats the Beatles, one of the best-selling pop groups of all time. While that’s a monumental feat, it’s not the first record The 6 God has broken in 2022. Earlier this year, he became the first male solo artist in history to make his debuted atop the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously twice.
Billboard reports that “Staying Alive” also advances Drake’s records for the most top 10, top 20, top 40 and Hot 100 entries since the chart’s inception on August 4, 1958.
According billboard, the the official ranking breaks down as follows:
Top Five Billboard Hot 100 Hits
30 years old Drake
29, the Beatles
28 years old Madonna
27 years old, Mariah Carey
24 year old Janet Jackson
23 years old, Rihanna
21-year-old Elvis Presley (beginning of his career predating the creation of the Hot 100)
20 years old Justin Bieber
20 years old, Michael Jackson
20, Stevie Wonder
Most Billboard Hot 100 Top 10
59 years old
38 years old Madonna
34, the Beatles
31 years old, Rihanna
30 years old, Michael Jackson
30 years old, Taylor Swift
28 years old, Mariah Carey
28 years old, Elton John
28 years old, Stevie Wonder
27 year old Janet Jackson
With just over four months to go this year, the ‘God’s Plan’ rapper could do more Billboard chart history. Earlier this month, during an episode of Queen Radio with his young Money ride-or-die Nicki Minaj, Drake shared that he has no plans to retire.
“I’m not at that point where I even consider it an option,” he said. âOne of the best feelings I have in my life is finishing a song or a project. And by the way, those things are also painful. Lots of nerves, lots of wavering confidence. “reaching a new level of fun. I’ve reached a new level of comfort where I want to try things. Like this last album, I released something that I wanted to do to challenge myself.
Earlier this year, Drizzy recently released his Honestly it doesn’t matter album, which explores a new sound for the Grammy Award-winning rapper. The only feature on the album comes from 21 Savage on the aforementioned “Jimmy Cooks” chart. Discover the project dedicated to Virgil Abloh below.