Drake Breaks The Beatles’ Record for Most Top 10 Songs in One Year

So many hits, it must have been “God’s Plan.”

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Post Malone isn’t the only hip-hop artist making musical history on the pop charts. 

Drake just shattered a record set by The Beatles over 50 years ago—and he could do it again before the end of 2018. 

With the No. 5 debut of Bad Bunny’s “MIA,” featuring Drake, on the Billboard Hot 100, the Canadian rapper has now notched 12 top 10 songs this year.

The Beatles saw 11 of their tracks crack the top 10 in their breakout year, 1964, including “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “A Hard Day’s Night” and “I Feel Fine.”

Billboard has further details: 

Neither act had any holdover top 10s from the prior year, as all 12 of Drake’s 2018 top 10s debuted this year, just as all 11 of The Beatles’ 1964 top 10s debuted that year.

The feat makes another single-year record for Drake, who, with a 29th week at No. 1 this year, passed Usher for the most time on top in any January-December span, dating to the Hot 100’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception.

Not that The Beatles relinquish all records from the year of Beatlemania: Their six No. 1s in 1964 remain a single-year best, as do their 10 top five hits that year.

See all 12 of Drake’s Hot 100 top 10 songs released this year arranged by peak position, title and peak date below: 

  • No. 1 (11 weeks), “God’s Plan,” Feb. 3 
  • No. 7, “Diplomatic Immunity,” Feb. 3 
  • No. 5, “Look Alive” (BlocBoy JB feat. Drake), March 3 
  • No. 10, “Walk It Talk It” (Migos feat. Drake), April 14 
  • No. 1 (eight weeks), “Nice for What,” April 21 
  • No. 6, “Yes Indeed” (Lil Baby & Drake), June 2 
  • No. 2, “Nonstop,” July 14 
  • No. 7, “I’m Upset,” July 14 
  • No. 8, “Emotionless,” July 14 
  • No. 9, “Don’t Matter to Me” (Drake feat. Michael Jackson), July 14 
  • No. 1 (10 weeks), “In My Feelings,” July 21 
  • No. 5 (to date), “MIA,” Bad Bunny feat. Drake, Oct. 27

Here’s how people are reacting to the feat on Twitter: 

“God’s Plan”, indeed.