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Drake Scores 12th Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 of 2018, Passing The Beatles for the Most in a Single Year

His featured turn on Bad Bunny's "MIA" pushes him past the Fab Four.

With help from Bad Bunny, Drake hops over The Beatles for a Billboard Hot 100 chart record.

As previously reported, Bad Bunny’s “MIA,” featuring Drake, launches at No. 5 on the Hot 100 (dated Oct. 27). The song marks Drake’s 12th top 10 of 2018, lifting him over The Beatles for the most top 10s by any act in a single year: The Beatles banked 11 in their breakout year, 1964.

Here is a recap of Drake’s 12 Hot 100 top 10s in 2018 (by peak date):

Peak Pos., Title, Peak Date
No. 1 (11 weeks), “God’s Plan,” Feb. 3
No. 7, “Diplomatic Immunity,” Feb. 3
No. 5, “Look Alive” (BlocBoy JB feat. Drake), March 3
No. 10, “Walk It Talk It” (Migos feat. Drake), April 14
No. 1 (eight weeks), “Nice for What,” April 21
No. 6, “Yes Indeed” (Lil Baby & Drake), June 2
No. 2, “Nonstop,” July 14
No. 7, “I’m Upset,” July 14
No. 8, “Emotionless,” July 14
No. 9, “Don’t Matter to Me” (Drake feat. Michael Jackson), July 14
No. 1 (10 weeks), “In My Feelings,” July 21
No. 5 (to date), “MIA,” Bad Bunny feat. Drake, Oct. 27

And, here is a look at The Beatles’ 11 Hot 100 top 10s in 1964:

The Beatles
Peak Pos., Title, Peak Date
No. 1 (seven weeks), “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” Feb. 1
No. 3, “Please Please Me,” March 14
No. 1 (two weeks), “She Loves You,” March 21
No. 1 (five weeks), “Can’t Buy Me Love,” April 4
No. 2, “Twist and Shout,” April 4
No. 2, “Do You Want to Know a Secret,” May 9
No. 1 (one week), “Love Me Do,” May 30
No. 10, “P.S. I Love You,” June 6
No. 1 (two weeks), “A Hard Day’s Night,” Aug. 1
No. 1 (three weeks), “I Feel Fine,” Dec. 26
No. 4, “She’s a Woman,” Dec. 26

(For the record, neither act had any holdover top 10s from the prior year, as all 12 of Drake’s 2018 top 10s debuted this year, just as all 11 of The Beatles’ 1964 top 10s debuted that year.)

The feat makes another single-year record for Drake, who, with a 29th week at No. 1 this year, passed Usher for the most time on top in any January-December span, dating to the Hot 100’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception.


Not that The Beatles relinquish all records from the year of Beatlemania: Their six No. 1s in 1964 remain a single-year best, as do their 10 top five hits that year.

“MIA” marks Drake’s 32nd top 10 overall, the most among solo males and the third-most overall, after Madonna’s 38 and The Beatles’ 34. He breaks out of a tie with Rihanna (31).

Atop the Hot 100, Maroon 5‘s “Girls Like You,” featuring Cardi B, tallies a fifth week at No. 1.