Drake Sets Hot 100 Record With "God's Plan" & "Diplomatic Immunity"
Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)
(AllHipHop News) Drake may not have dominated the charts in 2017 like he did in previous years, but reports of him being washed have been greatly exaggerated. The superstar from Toronto proved he can still take over the music space in a flash.
"God's Plan" was released on January 19, and Drizzy's single premiered at the top spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. The track came in conjunction with the other Scary Hours song "Diplomatic Immunity" which opened at #7 on the same tally.
With both records landing in the Top 10, Drake became the first artist to debut two songs in the region at the same time more than once. The More Life tunes "Passionfruit" (#8) and "Portland" featuring Quavo and Travis Scott (#9) hit the Top 10 simultaneously in April 2017.
Ed Sheeran is the only other act to see two songs concurrently debut among the 10 most popular songs in the country. In January of 2017, the Pop singer's "Shape of You" bowed at #1 and "Castle on the Hill" came in at #6.
"God's Plan" is Drake's fourth #1 on the Hot 100. He reached the pinnacle as a guest on Rihanna's "What's My Name?" (2010) and "Work" (2016). The OVO leader also held the front position with "One Dance" featuring WizKid and Kyla (2016).