Chart Check [Hot 100]: Drake Is First Solo Male Act To Spend 50 Career Weeks at #1

Published: Wednesday 15th Apr 2020 by Rashad

Drake slid right back into the Hot 100 history books thanks to his seventh chart-topper, ‘Toosie Slide.’ 

The OZ-produced cut, named in honor of the social media influencer who helped it go viral on Tik Tok, exploded on other social networking outlets as well after its April 3 release.

Debuting at #1 on the refreshed Hot 100 (as we reported here) thanks to a handsome mix of digital downloads (25,000), radio airplay (34.6 million impressions), and streams (55.5 million), the song’s entry saw him claim the record for becoming the first male act to nab three #1 debuts over his career (second act overall to Mariah Carey).

That wasn’t the only historic feat, however. Look inside to see what other stake ‘Toosie’ claimed on this week’s ‘TGJ Chart Check.’

‘[Thanks to ‘Toosie Slide’], Drake tallies his 50th cumulative week atop the Hot 100. He’s the fifth artist, and first solo male, to reach the milestone.

Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100
82, Mariah Carey
60, Rihanna
59, The Beatles
50, Boyz II Men
50, Drake

Drake pads his lead for the most weeks at No. 1 among male soloists over Usher, who ranks second in the category (and sixth overall) with 47 frames on top.’

Hot 100 This Week

 

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  1. Section8DaGreat April 15, 2020

    Light skin/ black/ white privileges!

    • I Hate Blllacck n Whyyyte bitchezz April 16, 2020

      Sweet pea, Mariah Queen of Remake is on thier cuz of boyz 2 men, they are all black…

      • Blabla bla April 16, 2020

        Spasticcc… İ will always love u, every woman, all the men ,i believe, step bystep… Everything is remake

  2. Clarkson April 15, 2020

    Not country singer gabby barrett outpeaking normani’s motivation.

    Gabby barrett- I hope (number 20)
    A country solo song did that.
    She has no album
    No hype, no industry support, no celebrity shout outs.
    Talent will always win

  3. Datred23 April 15, 2020

    Rihanna Queen of Music Industry

    • Blabla bla April 16, 2020

      Queen of mistresses

  4. Clarkson April 15, 2020

    What are the chances of queen Camila cabello’s my oh my entering the top 10.

    This sing may not hit the top 10.

  5. Clarkson April 15, 2020

    I will wire anybody 100 bucks, if they can point normani out for me on this chart.

    I’m waiting for answers not excuses.
    Lol ??????

  6. guaposhutter73 April 15, 2020

    seeing drake on the chart every time is boring tbh…..take me back to 2011

  7. IKNOWTHETRUTH April 15, 2020

    LOL PPL ARE OBSESSED WIT ARTISTS WHO ARE DOING ZEROOOOOOOO. DOG WIT A BONE CHILE.

  8. Tyty April 15, 2020

    Post Malone low-key dominating charts, I swear his always in the top 10 with any given single. Yikes camilla really only ever has a hit single when it’s featuring somebody? What kind of solo act\ pop star can’t have solo hits ??

  9. #TheTruth April 15, 2020

    Good for him but that says a lot about the current state/trends of music.
    Most of his songs won’t be remembered as classics.

  10. Just Sayin’ April 15, 2020

    All thanks to Tik Tok. The song is absolute trash.

  11. Blabla bla April 16, 2020

    Duckface draqe

  12. Ms LingLing April 16, 2020

    I miss drizzy’s old stuff like finding your love, take care, hold on we are going home….

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