Drake’s God’s Plan’ debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of Feb. 3. Drake released ‘God’s Plan’ and ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ Jan. 19th and they both took the internet by storm. ‘God’s Plan’ broke both Apple Music and Spotify streaming records. In the United States, the record was streamed 82.4 million times in the week ending Jan. 25. Those numbers qualified as the fourth-largest amount of streams in one week. Drake sits behind Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” (103.1 million and 97.6 million in its first and second weeks, March 2 and 9, 2013) and Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” (84.5 million; Sept. 16, 2017).
Drake’s ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ also had a strong debut, landing at No. 7. This makes Drake the second act to debut two new tracks in the top ten simultaneously.
On ‘Immunity’, Drake spoke on the talk that he is slowing down artistically and in relevancy.
‘Cause n****s started talkin’ to me like I’m slowin’ down
Opinions over statistics, of course“
With a strong showing on the charts for this week, Drake may not have a need to worry about a decline.
To read more on Drake and his record-setting last half of January, click here.