Drake has broken the record for the most top 10 singles in the history of the US Billboard chart, overtaking previous record-holder Madonna. The Canadian rapper and singer scored his 39th and 40th top 10 hits on this week's countdown, as the vocalist on DJ Khaled's singles Popstar and Greece. The feat comes just 11 years after his first appearance in the top 10, with his breakthrough hit, Best I Ever Had. The star still holds the record for the most top 10 singles as a lead artist. She's credited as the main performer on all 38 of her appearances in the top Drake, however, can only claim the lead role on 25 of his entries, appearing as a featured vocalist on the other That's partly due to the collaborative nature of hip-hop, but it's also evidence of the star's prodigious work-rate. In addition to his top 10 singles, he also holds the record for the most entries on the Hot chart and top 40 hits Those tallies are boosted by streaming-era chart rules which make every track on an album eligible for the singles chart, as long as they gain enough streams or downloads. That means that when a hugely popular artist like Ariana Grande or Ed Sheeran releases an album, they're all-but-guaranteed multiple entries on the Hot the following week.
1. "You Are Not Alone" by Michael Jackson
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the United States and elsewhere. The results are published in Billboard magazine. Billboard biz, the online extension of the Billboard charts, provides additional weekly charts,  as well as year-end charts. The charts can be ranked according to sales, streams, or airplay, and for main song charts such as the Hot song chart, all three data are used to compile the charts. The weekly sales and streams charts are monitored on a Friday-to-Thursday cycle since July ; previously it was on a Monday-to-Sunday cycle. Radio airplay song charts, however, follow the Monday-to-Sunday cycle previously Wednesday-to-Tuesday. On January 4, , Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade. A variety of song charts followed, which were eventually consolidated into the Hot by mid
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Subscriber Account active since. In the history of modern music rankings, only a handful of songs have ever debuted at No. The Hot is widely considered the definitive all-genre singles chart in the US. Although it was officially launched in , Billboard began using modern airplay and sales data in — allowing for more time-sensitive calculations and accurate rankings. Moreover, Billboard began incorporating digital sales data in and YouTube data in The chart methodology is updated at least once a year , to reflect rapidly evolving listening trends. Although more than 1, songs have reached the coveted No. The achievement may be growing more common. In alone, 10 different songs have arrived on the chart in its top position, handily setting a single-year record.
The Billboard Hot is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales physical and digital , radio play , and online streaming in the United States. The weekly tracking period for sales was initially Monday to Sunday when Nielsen started tracking sales in , but was changed to Friday to Thursday in July This tracking period also applies to compiling online streaming data. Radio airplay, which, unlike sales figures and streaming, is readily available on a real-time basis, is tracked on a Monday to Sunday cycle previously Wednesday to Tuesday. As of the issue for the week ending on November 14, , the Billboard Hot has had 1, different number one entries. The chart's current number-one song is " Mood " by 24kGoldn featuring Iann Dior. Prior to , Billboard ' s lead popularity chart was the Honor Roll of Hits , established in