Drake Beats The Beatles For Most Billboard Hot 100 Top 5 Hits
Beatles fans are going to have to let it go when it comes to Drake.
The unstoppable Grammy-winning hip-hop superstar has surpassed a long-standing record held by the legendary rock & roll band from Liverpool.
Until this week, the Beatles had the most top-five hits – 29 – on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in 55 years.
The beloved band’s songs, including “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Come Together/Something,” “Let It Be,” and “Hey Jude,” have remained pop music staples since they were first recorded in the 1960s and 1970s.
With the debut of Drake’s collaboration with DJ Khaled and Lil Baby on the Autotune track “Staying Alive”, he has now landed his 30th top five track on the pop music chart.
Released by Epic Records on August 5, the Bee Gees-inspired single debuted at No. 5.
Drake topped the Billboard charts throughout his 12-year recording career.
The 35-year-old Toronto native, whose first name is Aubrey Drake Graham, is already the artist with the most top 10, 20, 40 and Hot 100 entries in his 64-year career. story. At the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, he was named “Artist of the Decade”.
Earlier this week, the “Honestly, Nevermind” rapper celebrated the record-breaking milestone on Instagram and promoted his bitcoin platform.