Drake breaks Beatles' record

BY SAMANTHA COSTANZO
Posted on NOV 20, 2018

He first set a new global record with one billion streams for an album in one week, and became the first artist ever to debut four new songs from an album in the Top 10 in one week.

Drake is setting records with his new album,Scorpion, Vulture reported.

He first set a new global record with one billion streams for an album in one week, and became the first artist ever to debut four new songs from an album in the Top 10 in one week.
Now, he has a total of seven songs in the Top 10 simultaneously, surpassing the Beatles' record of five charting songs in 1964. The Beatles remain the only artists to claim the entire Top 5 at one time.

The other three spots on the Top 10 chart belong to Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin for "I Like It" at No. 3, Maroon 5 and Cardi B for "Girls Like You" at No. 5, and XXXTentacion for "Sad!" at No. 10.

Drake currently has 27 songs charting on the Hot 100, another record, with "Nice for What" returning to No. 1 and becoming the first song in history to chart at No. 1 four separate times.

Drake celebrating his milestone with an Instagram post showing the Top 10 chart with the caption "All 7's..."

Drake's latest album created a buzz thanks to its length -- 25 songs total -- and several bombshell confessions. He finally speaks out about having a child that he chose to keep secret from the world, but also talked about his strained relationship with the child's mother and the struggles he has faced while trying to be a good father.

The rapper also commented on his feud with Pusha T in the album, explaining that he wanted to avoid a potentially deadly escalation

 

 

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