Drake Himself Atop Billboard Hot 100, Replacing ‘God’s Plan’ With ‘Nice for What’

Dominating Drake!

The 31-year-old Canadian rapper and singer, Drake earned his second chart-topping and fifth No. 1 debuts. The rapper continues to dominate the Billboard Hot 100 chart, but this week with a different single — “Nice for What,” which debuts at No. 1, replacing his song “God’s Plan” after 11 weeks on top.

Drake Himself Atop Billboard Hot 100, Replacing 'God's Plan' With 'Nice for What'

On the other hand, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, and hip-hop queen Cardi B generating buzz with a No. 8 Hot 100 debut for the track “I Like It,” from Cardi’s debut full-length Invasion of Privacy, which drops at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Let’s have a look at the top 10 of the Hot 100 — dated April 21 — which is a mix of all-genre streaming, sales data, and airplay.

Drake’s “Nice,” launched on Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records, the single comes at Drake’s fifth No. 1, it’s also the 1,072nd leader in the history of the Hot 100 (dated Aug. 4, 1958).

According to Nielsen Music, “Nice,” dropped late on April 6, comes at No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart with 60.4 million U.S. streams within a week ending April 12.

Talking about Drake’s fifth Hot 100 No. 1, it follows his 11 weeks on top “God’s Plan,” 10 weeks, 2016 “One Dance,” featuring WizKid and Kyla, nine weeks, 2016 two by Rihanna on which he’s featured: “Work” and one week, 2010 “What’s My Name?”

Canadian artists are king: Pablo Nelson and Justin Bieber re-wrote the songs for the most Hot 100 No. 1s among all Canadian rappers/singers when Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s record-breaking hit single “Despacito” becomes his fifth No. 1, on May 27, 2017, the song which features Bieber. Following his fifth leader, Drake ties Bieber for the honor. Meanwhile, Celine Dion and Bryan Adams follow with four each.

For those who aren’t aware yet, Drake’s “Nice” is the 30th single to debut at No. 1 on the Hot 100, and it’s the first since his track titled “God’s Plan” on February 3.

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