Whoop, Whoop! Drake Breaks the Historic Record Set by the Beatles

Just days after he became the first artist to reach one billion streams in one week, Drake has made another history: this time, his album Scorpion is now dominating the Billboard Hot 100.

Vulture reports that for this week alone, the rapper debuted four new songs from the album in the Top 10 this week — a first for any artist ever — and, in total has seven songs charting in the Top 10 simultaneously.

This feat has now broken the Beatles’ 1964 record of charting five songs in the Top 10 at once.

See what the chart now looks like:

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All 7’s…

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And that’s not all.

Drake has 27 songs currently charting throughout the Hot 100 at the same time, making his career total Top 10s now stand at 31, thereby putting him above Michael Jackson for solo male artists and tying him with Rihanna.

While passing MJ on the all-time list, he also gives MJ his 30th Top 10 hit with a posthumous feature on “Doesn’t Matter to Me.” Plus Mariah Carey also receives her 25th Top 10 hit as a songwriter because she’s credited as a lyricist on “Emotionless” for its “Emotions” sample.

As if the above weren’t enough, Drake’s “Nice for What” returns to No. 1, making it the first song in history to chart at No. 1 four separate times.

Now, Drake becomes the first artist to debut multiple songs simultaneously in the Top 10 twice in a single year, and  Scorpion is the first album to launch seven Top 10 hits since Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814.

Wow, Drake!

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