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Nicki Minaj’s 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

Minaj's top 20 Billboard Hot 100 hits, dating to her debut on the chart in 2010.

Happy Birthday, Nicki Minaj!

Over five Billboard 200 albums and a host of guest spots, Minaj has broken chart records. She became the first woman to crack 100 career entries on the Billboard Hot 100. Plus, with 18 top 10s, she holds the mark for the most by any female rapper.

The rapper/singer has transcended genres and found shelter at the top of numerous charts. She’s crossed seamlessly from R&B/hip-hop to pop and back, having tallied 33 top 10s on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart to complement her nine top 10 hits on the Pop Airplay radio airplay tally.

To celebrate Minaj’s birthday today (Dec. 8), check out a ranking of her top 20 hits on the Hot 100 chart below.


20. “Your Love”
Peak Position: No. 14
Peak Date: Aug. 7, 2010

19. “My Chick Bad” – Ludacris featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 11
Peak Date: May 8, 2010

18. “Only” – featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
Peak Position: No. 12
Peak Date: Dec. 27, 2014

17. “Moment 4 Life” – featuring Drake
Peak Position: No. 13
Peak Date: March 19, 2011

16. “Rake It Up” – Yo Gotti featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 8
Peak Date: Oct. 7, 2017

15. “Dance (A$$)” – Big Sean featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 10
Peak Date: Jan. 7, 2012

14. “Girl on Fire” – Alicia Keys featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 11
Peak Date: Dec. 15, 2012

13. “Motorsport” – with Migos & Cardi B
Peak Position: No. 6
Peak Date: Dec. 30, 2017

12. “Hey Mama” – David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack
Peak Position: No. 8
Peak Date: June 6, 2015

11. “Anaconda”
Peak Position: No. 2
Peak Date: Sept. 6, 2014

10. “FeFe” – 6ix9ine featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz
Peak Position: No. 3
Peak Date: Aug. 11, 2018

9. “Beauty and a Beat” – Justin Bieber featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 5
Peak Date: Jan. 5, 2013

8. “Till the World Ends” – Britney Spears featuring Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha
Peak Position: No. 3
Peak Date: May 14, 2011

7. “Turn Me On” – David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 4
Peak Date: Feb. 4, 2012

6. “Bottoms Up” – Trey Songz featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 6
Peak Date: Nov. 6, 2010

5. “Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 4
Peak Date: Dec. 3, 2016

4. “Say So” – Doja Cat featuring Nicki Minaj
Peak Position: No. 1 (one week)
Peak Date: May 16, 2020

3. “Bang Bang” – with Jessie J & Ariana Grande
Peak Position: No. 3
Peak Date: Oct. 4, 2014

2. “Starships”
Peak Position: No. 5
Peak Date: April 7, 2012

1. “Super Bass”
Peak Position: No. 3
Peak Date: Aug. 13, 2011


This chart is based on actual performance on the weekly Hot 100 through the chart dated Dec. 11, 2021. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, certain eras are weighted differently to account for chart turnover rates over various periods.