Drake Dominates With Record 9 of Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100
Drake sets a new record and becomes the first artist ever to claim as many as nine of the top 10 positions in a single frame on the Billboard Hot 100 chart per Billboard.
The rapper occupies the top five songs on the chart which only happened once before with The Beatles for a week in 1964, per Billboard.
“Way 2 Sexy,” featuring Future and Young Thug, launches at No. 1 on the Hot 100 followed by, “Girls Want Girls” featuring Lil Baby, “Fair Trade” featuring Travis Scott, “Champagne Poetry,” and “Knife Talk” featuring 21 Savage and Project Pat. The four other songs off the album that make the chart are, “In The Bible” featuring Lil Durk and Givēon, “Papi’s Home,” “TSU,” and “Love All” featuring Jay-Z.
The hits also have gained the rapper a new title with the largest first-week sales turnout with 613,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. per Billboard.
With 613,000 album units sold, CLB is Drake’s fourth-largest first-week sale turnout behind Scorpion, Nothing Was the Same, Take Care and Views being the rapper’s top-earning first-week sales at 1,040,000 per BeatsRhymesLists.