Happy 40th, Doggfather: Snoop Dogg's Top 10 Billboard Hits
Happy 40th, Doggfather: Snoop Dogg's Top 10 Billboard Hits

 

5. "Holidae In"

Chingy featuring Ludacris and Snoop Dogg

Peak Position: No. 7

Peak Date: Nov. 8, 2003

St. Louis rapper Chingy tapped Snoop and Ludacris for the follow-up to his breakthrough single "Right Thurr" and scored another hit.

4. "Buttons"

The Pussycat Dolls featuring Snoop Dogg

Peak Position: No. 3

Peak Date: Sept. 26, 2003

West Coast rap + girl-group pop = one of Snoop's biggest hits, as the D-O-Double-G helped the Pussycat Dolls loosen up their "Buttons" in 2003.

3. "I Wanna Love You"

Akon featuring Snoop Dogg

Peak Position: No. 1 (two weeks)

Peak Date: Dec. 2, 2006

Akon notched his first No. 1 with "I Wanna Love You." And, Snoop wouldn't have scored the second of his three Hot 100 leaders if Plies hadn't been arrested in July 2006 for illegal gun possession; Plies originally held the featured slot until he got into his legal troubles.

2. "Drop It Like It's Hot"

Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell

Peak Position: No. 1 (three weeks)

Peak Date: Dec. 11, 2004

Pharrell's galactic soundscapes and smooth vocals helped earn Snoop his sole Hot 100 No. 1 to-date as a lead artist.

1. "California Gurls"

Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg

Peak Position: No. 1 (six weeks)

Peak Date: July 19, 20110

Snoop lent his rhymes to Katy Perry's west coast anthem. The "answer song" to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" resulted in Snoop and Perry sitting pretty at No. 1 for six weeks.