With the inclusion of streaming stats in Billboard’s single and album charts’ placements these days, the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 records of many-a-legend are unsafe.
Indeed, thanks to Rihanna, the likes of Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, and Whitney Houston have all seen their historic achievements on the platforms met or surpassed. Now, the Bajan beauty’s ‘Work‘ co-star Drake, is joining the fun.
In September 2015 he became the 4th artist ever to place at least 100 titles on the Hot 100 over the course of a career. Before him, only his mentor Lil’ Wayne, FOX’s hit musical show ‘Glee,’ and Elvis Presley were in the exclusive club. This week, after setting album streaming records, moving over 1 million units of his latest album ‘Views,‘ and gaining 20 simultaneous placements on the singles chart, Drizzy’s not only crushed a record by fellow Canadian heartthrob Justin Bieber, but he also pushes past Presley’s.
Get the details on this and the week’s full TGJ Chart Check inside: