Drake Ties Michael Jackson & Marvin Gaye on Billboard With 13th #1 Song

According to Billboard: Drake’s “Hotline Bling” steps 2-1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (chart dated Nov. 14), earning the rapper his 13th chart-topping hit. The crowning rise is due, in part, by a 58 percent increase in streams (to 20.6 million domestic clicks in the week ending Oct. 29, according to Nielsen Music). The gain follows the wide release of its music video, after a one-week exclusive window with Apple Music.

Drake becomes one of only nine artists to score as many No. 1s on the chart. Tied for the most is Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder, who each of 20 leaders.

Acts With the Most No. 1s on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs:
No. 1s, Artist
20, Aretha Franklin
20, Stevie Wonder
17, James Brown
15, Janet Jackson
14, the Temptations
13, Drake
13, Marvin Gaye
13, Michael Jackson

Drake’s No. 1s on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs:
Title, Peak Year
“Best I Ever Had,” 2009
“I Invented Sex,” Trey Songz featuring Drake, 2009
“Say Something,” Timbaland featuring Drake, 2010
“Fall For Your Type,” Jamie Foxx featuring Drake, 2011
“Moment 4 Life,” Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, 2011
“I’m On One,” DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne, 2011
“She Will,” Lil Wayne featuring Drake, 2011
“Make Me Proud,” featuring Nicki Minaj, 2012
“The Motto,” featuring Lil Wayne, 2012
“No Lie,” 2 Chainz featuring Drake, 2012
“Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Drake featuring Majid Jordan, 2013
“Only,” Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown, 2014
“Hotline Bling,” 2015