Music has always been deeply intertwined in the world of drag, with the artform snatching mainstream success starting with RuPaul’s “Supermodel (You Better Work),” which peaked at No. 45 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1993.
These days, many contestants of the Glamazon’s hit show RuPaul’s Drag Race have continued that tradition by putting out their own studio records. Now, releasing music is basically customary for Drag Race contestants, capitalizing on the influx of fandom and new mainstream visibility that the show’s reach draws in.
While not all of these promotional singles and studio albums do well commercially, some queens have managed to serve up some sickening tracks that have landed their name across the Billboard charts.
Following a decade of Drag Race, we collected the chart data for all the show’s alumni and have cataloged below all those who have sashayed their way onto the charts. For your consideration...