Drake Breaks Beatles’ Billboard Hot 100 Record With ‘Scorpion’1 week ago by Kristin Paradisis in Trending
Drake is officially running the Billboard charts with his new album Scorpion. The 25-song LP debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart, bringing Drake his eighth number one album. Scorpion has also shattered streaming records with the biggest week of consumption for an album in 2018 so far. The album has increased Drake’s career total of Hot 100 Top 10s to 31, which also means he has surpassed Michael Jackson for the most Top 10s among solo males.
With seven songs currently sitting in the Billboard Top 10 simultaneously, Drizzy has also bested The Beatles’ record of five concurrent Top 10s that had remained since 1964. The addition of five new Hot 100 Top 10s by Drake includes “Don’t Matter to Me”, which features an unreleased Michael Jackson track, earning Jackson his 30th Top 10. All 25 tracks from Scorpion appear on the Hot 100 chart. Drake celebrated his new record feat on Instagram with a list of the seven Top 10s from Scorpion accompanied by the caption “All 7s…”, a reference to the lyrics of Scorpion track “8 Out of 10” in which Drake says “All sevens, no sixes, rest easy, get some shut eye”.
Bronx rapper Cardi B still maintains the #3 and #5 spots on the Billboard Top 10 with “I Like It” from Invasion of Privacy and her feature on the Maroon 5 track “Girls Like You”. Drake continues to squash the competition with his newly released album and for the cherry on top, it appears that Drake has already provided the song of the summer with his New Orleans bounce-influenced track “In My Feelings”. He has done so with the help of Instagram comedian The Shiggy Show. The social media personality started a new dance challenge with “In My Feelings” and his Instagram post has since acquired millions of views. New York Giants wide-receiver O’Dell Beckham Jr. as well as several celebrities such as Ciara, Keke Palmer, Kevin Hart, Lala Anthony and countless others have shared their own renditions of the dance challenge featuring the Drake track.
Check out the joyful dance video that started it all below!