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Drake adds his 11th Hot 100 No. 1 - His new album 'Honestly, Nevermind' debuts on top of the Billboard 200. Drake's two other songs in the Hot 100’s top 10 from his new album, Honestly, Nevermind – which also launches as his 11th No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart #Drake
He ties Whitney Houston for the seventh-most leaders among all acts and passes Stevie Wonder to claim the second-most among male soloists. Before we share our own review on the album, we thought we'd at least give you the heads up on how well its doing. Drake absolutely has much to celebrate and this feat certainly assures him in a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Drake adds his 11th Hot 100 No. 1 - His new album 'Honestly, Nevermind' debuts on top of the Billboard 200.
Wiki on Drake
Drake's first three albums, Thank Me Later (2010), Take Care (2011) and Nothing Was the Same (2013), were all critical successes and propelled him to the forefront of hip hop. His fourth album, Views (2016), saw exploration of dancehall and stood atop the Billboard 200 for 13 non-consecutive weeks, making it the first album by a male artist to do so in over a decade, and featured the chart record-setting lead single "One Dance".In 2018, Drake released the double album Scorpion, which contained the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "God's Plan", "Nice for What", and "In My Feelings".
Drake's top streamed songs
Nice for What
In my Feelings
Life is Good
Drake's widely anticipated sixth album, Certified Lover Boy (2021), achieved nine top 10 hits on the Hot 100, setting the record for most US top-ten hits from one album, with its lead single "Way 2 Sexy" reaching number one. In 2022, Drake released the house-inspired album Honestly, Nevermind (2022). Known for frequent accompanying releases to his albums, Drake has also achieved critical and commercial success with the mixtapes If You're Reading This It's Too Late (2015), the Future-collaborated What a Time to Be Alive (2015), and More Life (2017).
As an entrepreneur, Drake founded the OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator 40 in 2012. In 2013, Drake became the new "global ambassador" of the Toronto Raptors, joining the executive committee of the NBA franchise, while owning naming rights to its practice facility. In 2016, he began collaborating with American entrepreneur Brent Hocking on the bourbon whiskey Virginia Black; it eventually broke sale records in Canada.
Drake is also a fashion designer, most notably a sub-label collaboration with Nike, alongside other business ventures, including entertainment production and a fragrance house. In 2018, Drake was reportedly responsible for 5 percent (CAD$440 million) of Toronto's CAD$8.8 billion annual tourism income.
Among the world's best-selling music artists, with over 170 million records sold, Drake is ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in the United States by the RIAA. He has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 34 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards.
Drake has achieved 10 number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and holds further Hot 100 records; he has the most top 10 singles (54), the most charted songs (258), the most simultaneously charted songs in one week, the most Hot 100 debuts in one week, and the most continuous time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks). He additionally has the most number-one singles on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Rhythmic Airplay charts.