Drake reaches a notable milestone on the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Feb. 10), as the MC earns his 70th top 40 hit.
The “God’s Plan” rapper debuts on the latest tally as featured on Migos’ “Walk It Talk It,” which opens at No. 18, powered by 21 million U.S. streams and 24,000 downloads sold in the week ending Feb. 1, according to Nielsen Music.
He places third in the chart’s 59-year history, behind only Elvis Presley, the leader with 80 top 40 Hot 100 visits, and Lil Wayne (71).
Most Top 40 Hits on the Billboard Hot 100
80, Elvis Presley
71, Lil Wayne
57, Elton John
55, Taylor Swift
51, Glee Cast
50, The Beatles
Meanwhile, Drake extends his mark for the most overall Hot 100 entries among soloists, as “Walk It Talk It” earns him his 160th appearance. Among all acts, only the cast of Fox’s Glee tallied more total entries (207). Lil Wayne ranks third with 137.
As previously reported, Drake crowns the Hot 100 for a second week with his solo song “God’s Plan.” The track surges to 83.3 million U.S. streams, the fourth-biggest streaming week ever for a song.
Drake’s other current title on the Hot 100, “Diplomatic Immunity,” drops to No. 55 in its second week after debuting at No. 7.
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