Drake's 'Gyalchester' Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 After Billboard Music Awards Performance

Drake's former top 40 Billboard Hot 100 hit "Gyalchester" surged to the top of the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after his performance at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 21), broadcast live on ABC.

The Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart measures the real-time acceleration of conversation around artists and their music on Twitter.

The song reached No. 1 on the Trending 140 shortly after Drake's performance inside the famed Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas around 10 p.m. ET. The track, which debuted and peaked at No. 29 on the Hot 100 chart dated April 8 and is from Drake's Billboard 200 chart-topping album More Lifepreviously hit the Trending 140 after More Life's release on March 19, along with 18 other songs from the Toronto MC's album.

The coronation of "Gyalchester" accompanied Drake's record-breaking night at the BBMAs: He took home 13 awards, rewriting the record for the most Billboard Music Awards won in a single year, besting Adele's prior record of 12.

Watch Drake's performance from the Billboard Music Awards below:


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