Drake & Rihanna Rule Rhythmic Songs Chart With 'Too Good'
The collab secures their places as the acts with the most and second-most No. 1s on the ranking.
Drake's Views single "Too Good," featuring Rihanna, rises 3-1 on Billboard's Rhythmic Songs chart (dated Sept. 17), with the pair reigning as the acts with the most No. 1s ever on the radio airplay chart.
A 16 percent increase in spins (according to Nielsen Music) drives the song's chart-topping trek, earning Drake his record-extending 17th No. 1, while Rihanna scores her 14th. She breaks out of a tie with Usher (13 No. 1s) and ranks solely in second place for the most leaders in the history of the chart (which began in 1992).
WNRG Milwaukee, Wisconsin, championed the song in the tracking week (ending Sept. 4), with 128 plays. KGGI Riverside, California, followed with 127 in that span.
In the last year, no one has placed more capping hits on Rhythmic Songs than Drake. Seven of his tracks (five with him in a lead role) have ruled, beginning with "Hotline Bling" (Oct. 24, 2015), his longest-running No. 1 with eight weeks on top. "Too Good" is Rihanna's third leader in that span, making her the act with the second-most No. 1s in the last 12 months.
Acts With the Most No. 1s on Rhythmic Songs all-time:
10, Lil Wayne
9, Chris Brown
8, 50 Cent
8, Jay Z
"Too Good" concurrently crowns the Hot Rap Songs chart for a third week, partly due to a 2 percent increase to 10.1 million U.S. streams. Spotify leads with 71 percent of total clicks; there no official music video for the song yet.