Drake Breaks The Beatles Record with Seven Simultaneous Top 10 Songs

Singer Drake speaks to the crowd prior to the Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor Mc Gregor World Press Tour at Budweiser Stage

Singer Drake speaks to the crowd prior to the Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor Mc Gregor World Press Tour at Budweiser Stage

In doing so, he beats a record of five songs held by the Beatles - a record that has stood since 1964 - according to Billboard. The new songs bring Drake to a career total of 31 top 10 Hot 100 hits, besting Michael Jackson for most solo top 10 hits for a male performer.

Drake now has a career total of 31 to Jackson's 30 with the late King of Pop's 30th being his appearance on Drake's new single, "Don't Matter to Me". Drake released Views back in 2016.

Drake's new album Scorpion is comfortably topping the NZ Album Chart.

On the albums charts, "Scorpion" sold 732,171 equivalent albums in the United States - a tabulation that accounts for both digital sales and streaming plays.

In addition to Drake's record-breaking accomplishments on the top album charts, he also makes a significant showing in the Billboard Hot 100, which tracks the most listened-to singles in music. Shortly after the changes, the number of tracks on marquee pop releases began to grow: the more opportunities you give your fans to stream or download individual songs, the higher your chances of landing something on the charts.


The Toronto-based artist "boasts seven songs in the top 10 simultaneously".

Despite this chart success, the number one single this week on both the New Zealand Top40 and the Billboard Hot 100 is now held by Cardi B, with her feature on Maroon 5's Girls Like You and her single I Like It.

Drake's rankings are as follows: "Nice for What" at No. 1; "Nonstop" at No. 2; "God's Plan" at No. 4; "In My Feelings" at No. 6; "I'm Upset" at No. 7; "Emotionless" at No. 8; and "Don't Matter to Me", featuring Michael Jackson, at No. 9.

No one but Drake and his collaborators can say for sure whether Scorpion's two discs were part of a conscious chart domination strategy, but it certainly seems like it. Consider the fact that Drake's previous record for number of songs in the Hot 100 at once was 24, and this album has 25, just enough to break it.

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