Kanye West Surpasses Michael Jackson On The List Of Most Top 40 Hits By Male Artists


(AllHipHop News) Kanye West has shouted out Michael Jackson on songs such as “Slow Jamz” and “Knock You Down,” and now the hitmaker has surpassed the King of Pop on a list of Billboard Hot 100 hits.

The publication reports West’s guest appearance on Schoolboy Q’s “THat Part” gives the G.O.O.D. Music founder his 40th Top 40 single.

Kanye leaped over MJ (39) and The Four Seasons frontman Frankie Valli (39) on the list of Top 40 hits by male artists.

The Life Of Pablo album creator moved into the Top 10 on the tally.

He joined Jay Z (45), Drake (53), and Lil Wayne (69) as the only Hip Hop acts in the Top 10 males list.

The all-time leader is Elvis Presley with 80 Top 40 entries.

Drake and Rihanna recently tied Jackson with respective Billboard chart milestones as well.

RiRi for career Top 10 records, and Drizzy for leading the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 at the same time.