Drake

Over the last ten years, Drake has produced countless hits and albums that often end up at the top of the charts. Now, the artist will be honored for his work at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.


Airing later this month, the BBMAs will bring together the biggest stars in music to celebrate an unprecedented year in the industry. However, Drake will be honored for being one of the most successful and iconic artist of the 2010s and will receive the Artist of the Decade Award.

Already holding the record for most BBMA wins at 27 and winning 12 in 2019, Drake will be adding a special and unique award to his trophy case.

Billboard calculates the recipient "based on activity on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and the Billboard 200 albums tally, as well as social media data and touring revenue from Billboard Boxscore, from Dec. 5, 2009, through Sept. 28, 2019.

Per the BBMAs, Drake has garnered the following numbers:

For 2010s:

  • Nine No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart - the most of the decade of any artist
  • 33 top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart - the most of the decade of any artist
  • Six No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • 18 No. 1s on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart - the most of the decade of any artist
  • 69 top 10s on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart - the most of the decade of any artist
  • 10 No. 1 albums on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart

Career Chart Records:

  • Only solo male with more than 50 career weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • A record 232 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • A record 45 top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • A record 22 No. 1 titles on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart
  • A record 84 top 10s on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart
  • A record 120 top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart

Notable Chart Stats:

  • Eight No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • Nine No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart
  • 11 No. 1 albums on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart
Hosted by Nick Jonas, you can catch the 2021 Billboard Music Awards Sunday, May 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC.
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