Thank Me Later

  1. Drake's 'Nothing Was the Same' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 01, 2013 10:05 PM EDT It's official: As expected, Drake's "Nothing Was the Same" has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the second-largest sales week of 2013. Drake's 'Nothing Was the Same': The Billboard Cove ...

  2. 2013 Grammy Awards: Rap Song, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:34 AM EST Anthems and opuses from hip-hop's big guns and breakthrough stars best RAP album Take Care Drake LABEL: Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records PRODUCERS: Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, Carlo Montagnese, the Weeknd, Jamie "XX" ...

  3. Drake Leaves ICM But Stays With Hip Hop Since 1978, Contrary to Reports

    December 01, 2011 2:29 PM EST Drake has parted ways with ICM but is still represented by Hip Hop Since 1978, despite a report claiming the contrary that appeared in the New York Post early today, a rep for William Morris Endeavor confirmed to Billboard.biz this afternoon. The ...

  4. Drake Raps About 700,000 First-Week Sales Projection for 'Take Care' on American Music Awards

    November 22, 2011 12:27 PM EST It might have slipped by, but during Drake's performance on the American Music Awards Sunday night, the MC dropped in a lyrical reference to Billboard's prediction that his critically lauded second full-length, " Take Care," wi ...

  5. BACKBEAT: Drake Goes Platinum

    October 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awarded Universal Motown artist Drake his very first Platinum album award on October 3 in Washington, D.C. for 2010's “Thank Me Later” which has sold more than one million copies. Celebrati ...

  6. Drake Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Drake's "Thank Me Later" bows, as expected, with an eye-popping 447,000 copies at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the third-best sales week of the year for a single album. The top tw ...

  7. Drake's 'Thank Me Later' Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200 With 447,000

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Drake blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as "Thank Me Later" bows with 447,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the third-best sales week of the year for a single album . . . However, we cou ...

  8. Drake Signing Sparks Skirmish At Universal

    August 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There's a glitch in the Universal matrix and it involves Drake. Earlier this summer, Billboard.biz reported that while sources predicted the Toronto-raised rapper was likely to sign with Universal Motown, 22-year-old Drake inked a deal direct ...

  9. Drake Signs To Young Money, Distribution Through Universal Republic

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Looks like Universal was the victor in the bidding war for Drake afterall. While sources close to the deal predicted Universal Motown was the closest to snagging him , the Toronto-born rapper officially signed to Young Money with distribution thro ...

  10. Exclusive: Fake Drake Album Sold On iTunes

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Drake is such a hot artist that one of his albums is selling even though he didn't release it. An unauthorized album, "The Girls Love Drake," which features selections from the Toronto rapper's mixtape "So Far Gone" a ...