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Drake's 'My Side' Starts in Top 10 on Twitter Top Tracks

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Plus, comedian Amy Schumer & David Hasselhoff turn their latest projects into chart hits.

Drake earns his sixth top 10 hit on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with “My Side,” which arrives at No. 9. The rapper announced the song as a bonus inclusion on the April 21 physical release of his latest album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, which was previously only available as a download. “Side” becomes Drake’s 23rd chart entry, extending the Canadian MC’s lead among all artists for most appearances on the young chart, which launched in May 2014. Nicki Minaj, with 20 titles, ranks second.

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Schumer Scores: Comedian Amy Schumer scores a No. 19 debut with “Milk Milk Lemonade,” a parody of pop music’s ongoing big-booty obsession. The track’s video (which premiered April 12) teased the third season of the comedian’s Inside Amy Schumer program on Comedy Central and boasts cameos from Method Man and Amber Rose. Schumer’s spoof scores her a viral hit, with the official clip nabbing more than 2.4 million global views on YouTube in its first 10 days.

Don't Hassle the Hoff: Actor/singer David Hasselhoff wrangles his way to a No. 27 arrival with “True Survivor,” a novelty track from the upcoming film Kung Fury. Filmmaker David Sandberg crafted the film in the vein of the big-budget action comedy films of the 1980s and funded the project through a Kickstarter campaign. Hasselhoff’s endorsement and ‘80s-themed music video is primed to help, as “Survivor” grabs 1.1 million U.S. streams for the week ending May 2, according to Nielsen Music.