NEW YORK, NY – september 23 : Recording artist Drake visits 106 & Park at 106 & Park Studio on … [ + ] September 23, 2013 in New York City. ( Photo by Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET )
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Drake ’ s newfangled full-length Certified Lover Boy blasted onto the Billboard 200 albums ranking yesterday ( September 12 ) with the largest debut sum of 2021, as the style shifted a sock 613,000 equivalent units. As the full-length itself starts atop its respective score, the rap musician besides invades the highest tier on the Hot 100 songs chart, claiming more spaces inside the region at one time than anyone in history always has .
nine-spot songs from Certified Lover Boy debut inside the exceed 10 on this workweek ’ sulfur Hot 100, according to news equitable released by Billboard. That ’ s a newfangled record for the most coincident placements inside the highest area, and Drake grabs this piece of history from … himself. several years back, when his album Scorpion arrived, the knocker scored seven lead 10 smashes at one time, which bested a record long held by The Beatles. That band claimed half of the stallion circus tent 10 region for themselves on more than one affair back in the ‘ 60s .
Leading the way among Drake ’ s onslaught of top 10 hits is “ Way 2 Sexy, ” which launches at No. 1. The smash brings the powerhouse back to the acme on the Hot 100 for the ninth clock in his career, and colleague rappers Young Thug and Future join him in the penthouse. By debuting atop the run, Thug collects his third leader, while future scores his first-ever rule .
The chart-topping knocker fills the entirety of the peak five on the Hot 100 with new releases “ Girls Want Girls ” with Lil Baby ( No. 2 ), “ Fair Trade ” with Travis Scott ( No. 3 ), “ Champagne Poetry ” ( No. 4 ) and “ Knife Talk ” with 21 barbarous and Project Pat ( No. 5 ). Further down the list, Drake besides appears in the spots numbered seven through 10, with his just-dropped tunes “ In The Bible ” with Lil Durk and Giveon ( No. 7 ), “ Papi ’ s Home ” ( No. 8 ), “ TSU ” ( No. 9 ) and “ Love All ” with Jay-Z ( No. 10 ) all debuting inside the region .
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Drake about claimed the entire lead 10 on this week ’ second Hot 100 for himself, but he misses out on being the first artist to do so by just one quad. The alone track that doesn ’ thyroxine have Drake ’ mho diagnose attached to it that manages to find space inside the competitive area is “ Stay ” by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber. That cut falls from No. 2 to No. 6 .
Throughout his career, Drake has now charted 54 top 10 hits, by far the most among all artists. The canadian rapper already held that commemorate before this week, but now he ’ mho put more space between him and the runner-up, Madonna, who is firm in second base place on the all-time ranking with 38 appearances between Nos. 1 and 10 .
Drake ’ s Certified Lover Boy performed so well thanks about wholly to streaming natural process, as the 21 songs featured on the set racked up an astounding 743.7 million plays on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. That figure is equitable three million listens under the all-time record, which is besides owned by Drake. It is all those streams that are largely responsible for the knocker ’ mho historic chimneysweeper of the top 10, equally precisely two tunes from the undertaking nation inside the crown 10 on the Digital Song Sales chart .