Drake Is The First Artist to Remain on Billboard Hot 100 for 400 Weeks in a Row

It’s 2017 and with a new year comes some new records for Drake. While Drake has been all over the news feed over the past 365, today he is back with some impressive news. Today the word comes down that Drake becomes the first artist to remain on the Billboard Hot 100 for 400 straight weeks.

The news comes from Chart Data and finds Drake beating out Lil Wayne, who previously charted for 326 weeks. Rihanna has also put up impressive numbers in the past with 216 weeks, while Nicki Minaj had 207. Drake also has a new project, More Life, coming soon, which is sure to keep the record going. Speak your thoughts on the news in the comments below and stay tuned for much more from Drake coming soon.


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