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Drake's 'Nice for What' Hits No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs

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Drake performs at Qudos Bank Arena on Nov. 7, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  

Drake’s “Nice for What” tops the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart (dated May 26) with a 2-1 climb. The track reaches the summit in its sixth week, with a 9 percent gain in plays in the week ending May 20, according to Nielsen Music.

“Nice” marks Drake’s record-extending 21st No. 1 on the Rhythmic Songs chart, which began in 1993. With his latest leader, he widens the gap between second-place Rihanna (17) and third-place Usher (13).

Here are all of Drake’s No. 1 hits on the Rhythmic Songs chart:

Song, Artists (in addition to Drake), Weeks at No. 1, Date Reached No. 1
“Best I Ever Had,” 10, July 18, 2009
“Find Your Love,” three, July 24, 2010
“What’s My Name?” Rihanna featuring Drake, nine weeks, Dec. 25, 2010
“Headlines,” four weeks, Oct. 29, 2011
“The Motto,” featuring Lil Wayne, two weeks, March 10, 2012
“Take Care,” featuring Rihanna, seven weeks, April 7, 2012
“Started From the Bottom,” three weeks, April 27, 2013
“Hold On, We’re Going Home,” featuring Majid Jordan, 10 weeks, Oct. 5, 2013
“Tuesday,” I Love Makonnen featuring Drake, one week, Dec. 27, 2014
“Truffle Butter,” Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Li Wayne, one week, March 28, 2015
“Jumpman,” with Future, one week, Feb. 6, 2016
“Work,” Rihanna featuring Drake, six weeks, March 19, 2016
“One Dance,” featuring WizKid & Kyla, six weeks, May 28, 2016
“Controlla,” one week, Aug. 13, 2016
“For Free,” DJ Khaled featuring Drake, three weeks, Aug. 27, 2016
“Too Good,” featuring Rihanna, six weeks, Sept. 17, 2016
“Fake Love,” four weeks, Jan. 28, 2017
“Passionfruit,” one week, May 27, 2017
“God’s Plan,” six weeks, March 3, 2018
“Nice For What,” one week to date, May 26, 2018

“Nice” continues its top-dog status on other R&B and hip-hop-focused airplay charts as well. It secures a second frame at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (33 million in weekly audience, on par with its previous week performance), Rap Airplay (up 3 percent in weekly audience) and the plays-based Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart (down 1 percent in plays for the week.)