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Drake Bests Rihanna For Most Weeks Atop Rhythmic Songs as 'In My Feelings' Hits No. 1

Drake "In My Feelings"
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Drake "In My Feelings"

Drake tallies his 100th frame at the chart's summit.

Drake reaches a milestone on Billboard's Rhythmic Songs airplay chart (dated Aug. 11), as he becomes the first act to reach 100 total weeks in the top slot since the chart began in October 1992. He arrives at the triple-digit figure as "In My Feelings" lifts 2-1 thanks to a 13 percent jump in plays in the week ending Aug. 5, according to Nielsen Music.

The superstar's 100th career week at No. 1 edges out Rihanna, who has logged 99 total weeks in charge. Here's a look at the artists with the most weeks atop Rhythmic Songs in the chart's history:

100, Drake
99, Rihanna
61, Usher
46, Mariah Carey
44, Nelly
38, 50 Cent
37, Lil Wayne
35, Boyz II Men
34, T. Pain
32, T.I.

"Feelings," the incumbent Billboard Hot 100 champ, also marks Drake's record-extending 22nd No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs. Once again, Rihanna ranks second, with 17 leaders. Here's a look at the acts with the most chart-toppers in the survey's history:

22, Drake
17, Rihanna
13, Usher
11, Lil Wayne
9, Beyonce
9, Chris Brown
9, JAY-Z
9, Bruno Mars
9, The Weeknd

In addition to its Rhythmic Songs triumph, "Feelings" crowns the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart, as it leaps 3-1, courtesy of a 14 percent hike in plays during the week. The move pushes Drake to his record-extending 33rd No. 1 on the list, furthering his lead ahead of Lil Wayne, who ranks second with 19 No. 1s, since the chart began in September 1993.

Here's a look at the acts with the most No. 1s on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop:

33, Drake
19, Lil Wayne
16, Usher
15, Chris Brown
12, Beyonce
11, R. Kelly
10, JAY-Z
10, Rihanna