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Drake Has Been On The Billboard Hot 100 For A Record Eight Years Straight

His music hasn’t stopped charting since 2009.

May 23, 2017
Drake Has Been On The Billboard Hot 100 For A Record Eight Years Straight Drake   Photo by Mark Peckmezian for The FADER

This week, Drake will have spent a record eight years straight on the Billboard 100 with his many hits, Billboard reports.

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The streak began in May 23, 2009, with "Best I Ever Had" and continued for 420 weeks, with a song by or featuring Drake making an appearance on the Hot 100 chart every single week. Drake's Young Money boss Lil Wayne has the second longest streak of consecutive weeks on the chart: 326, followed by Rihanna at 216.

In total, Drake has 154 charting songs, the most of any solo artist ever. 20 of these songs are top 10 hits. Two tracks from his recent project More Life are currently on the Hot 100: "Passionfruit" at number 21 and "Portland" at number 58 as well as his feature on Gucci Mane's "Both," sitting at number 44.

Drake Has Been On The Billboard Hot 100 For A Record Eight Years Straight