Billboard's Hot 100 Music Festival Acts On the Charts and By the Numbers
Do you want to know all about the performers at Billboard's Hot 100 Festival? Check out these chart facts below!
267: The total number of singles charted on the Billboard Hot 100 by the Hot 100 Music Festival’s collected performers.
126: Of the performers, Lil Wayne has earned the most Hot 100 hits, with a whopping 126 entries. Notably, nine of his Hot 100 hits were collaborations with fellow Hot 100 Music Festival performer Nicki Minaj.
65: Hot 100 Music Festival performer Nicki Minaj not only holds the record for the most charted entries on the Billboard Hot 100 by a female rapper (65), but also the third-most among all female artists (behind only Aretha Franklin, with 73, and Taylor Swift, with 69). Among Minaj’s Hot 100 hits are 12 top 10 singles, including the No. 2-peaking “Anaconda” and the No. 3 smash “Super Bass.” The four-time Billboard Music Award winner most recently hit the top 10 with “Hey Mama,” her collaboration with David Guetta, Bebe Rexha and Afrojack.
24: Special guest performer Justin Bieber has collected 24 top 40 hits singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including six top 10 singles. He’s a 13-time Billboard Music Award winner, and has sold 44.7 million albums and songs combined in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. Bieber’s most recent smash is his top 10-charting collaboration with Skrillex and Diplo, “Where Are U Now.”
3: Superstar producer/DJ Skrillex is enjoying his biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit single yet: “Where Are U Now” with Bieber and Diplo. The track recently reached the top 10 of the chart, and is Skrillex’s sixth chart hit. Skrillex has tallied five top 10s on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart, including three consecutive No. 1s: Bangarang, Recess and, his latest album, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U.
2 Million: The Weeknd has notched two top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 this year, first reaching No. 3 in May with “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey),” which has sold more than 2 million downloads in the U.S. He recently celebrated his second top 10 smash this year with his latest single, “Can’t Feel My Face.” Both cuts reached No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The singer’s first two albums, Trilogy (2012) and Kiss Land (2013), each debuted in the top five on the Billboard 200.
28 Million: Jason Derulo is currently riding high on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his sixth consecutive top 40 hit: “Want To Want Me.” Derulo has sold 28 million albums and songs in the U.S., and has notched a total of 14 Hot 100 hits, including the No. 1 “Whatcha Say” and such top 10 cuts “Talk Dirty” (No. 3), “Wiggle” (No. 5) and “In My Head” (No. 5).