Drake surpasses Drake with “Nice For What” number one Billboard debut

He joins an elite crowd of artists who have dethroned themselves.

April 16, 2018

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Drake has replaced himself at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the 13th act in history to dethrone themselves for the top spot. "Nice For What" debuts on the chart at No. 1, sending "God's Plan" to No. 2. This is the 30th single to debut at No. 1, as well, meaning Drake now shares the honor of debuting multiple tracks at No. 1 with a handful of artists: Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, and Justin Bieber.

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"Nice For What" was released on April 6, accompanied by a celebrity-heavy music video. Both the song and visual have already been settled as classics, with nearly 10 million streams on both the song and its video amounting over their first weekend of existence.

Earlier today, Drake also announced the date of a new project, seemingly titled Scorpion.

Drake surpasses Drake with “Nice For What” number one Billboard debut