Drake has had an impressive career in the music industry, and his success is evidenced by the number of No. 1 hits he has achieved. Drake has tallied 11 No. 1 hits on the Hot 100 in his career, the most among rappers. This puts him in seventh place among all artists, tied with Whitney Houston, after The Beatles (20), Mariah Carey (19), Rihanna (14), Michael Jackson (13), The Supremes and Madonna (12 each).
Drake’s first No. 1 hit was “One Dance” in 2016, which was followed by “God’s Plan” in 2018. He has also achieved No. 1 hits with “Nice for What,” “In My Feelings,” “What’s My Name?,” “Work,” “One Dance,” “Too Good,” “Controlla,” “Fake Love,” “What’s Next,” and “Laugh Now Cry Later.”
Drake’s success on the Hot 100 is further highlighted by the fact that he has achieved more No. 1 hits than any other rapper in history. His 11 No. 1 hits have surpassed the likes of Eminem, Lil Wayne, and Jay-Z, who have each achieved 8 No. 1 hits.
Drake’s success on the Hot 100 is a testament to his talent and popularity as an artist. His 11 No. 1 hits have made him one of the most successful artists in music history, and he shows no signs of slowing down. With his continued success, it’s likely that Drake will continue to add to his impressive list of No. 1 hits in the years to come.