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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.

Madonna had held the record since 2008, after surpassing The Beatles’ tally.

Most Top 10 Hits on the Billboard Hot 100

Artist Tally
Drake 40
Madonna 38
The Beatles 34
Rihanna 31
Michael Jackson 30
Mariah Carey 28
Stevie Wonder 28
Janet Jackson 27
Elton John 27
Lil Wayne 25
Elvis Presley * 25
Taylor Swift 25

* The majority of Elvis’s hits predated the Hot 100 chart.

Source: Billboard

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