Drake Scores 95th Top 40 Hit On Billboard Hot 100 With Summer Walker Collab ‘Girls Need Love’
Drake extends his record for the most top 40 hits in the Billboard Hot 100's history, as "Girls Need Love," with Summer Walker, vaults 87-37, earning Drake his 95th top 40 hit.
Drake extends his record for the most top 40 hits in the Billboard Hot 100‘s history, as “Girls Need Love” with Summer Walker vaults 87-37, earning Drake his 95th top 40 hit.
After the release of its remix that added Drake, the song surges by 97 percent to 16.1 million U.S. streams in the week ending March 7, according to Nielsen Music, and debuts at No. 23 on the Streaming Songs chart.
Here’s an updated look at the acts with the most top 40 Hot 100 hits. (Note that the start of Elvis Presley’s career predated the Hot 100’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception):
81, Elvis Presley
81, Lil Wayne
57, Elton John
56, Taylor Swift
52, Nicki Minaj
51, Glee Cast
50, The Beatles
Drake earned his first top 40 Hot 100 hit on June 13, 2009, with “Best I Ever Had.” The track, his first on the chart, went on to peak at No. 2.
As for total Hot 100 entries, Drake leads all soloists, with 193, and trails only the Glee Cast, with 207. Rounding out the top five are Lil Wayne (162), Presley (109) and Nicki Minaj (102).
“Girls Need Love” is Walker’s first Hot 100 entry. It also hits No. 1 on the R&B Streaming Songs chart.