Drake’s reign on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2018 is impressive AF. With three hits, including his recent hit, “In My Feelings,” as of now on a nine-week streak, Drizzy has burned through 28 weeks at No. 1, which is more than half the year, and we’re only in September. In any case, it seems like his single has a challenger, Maroon 5’s Cardi B-featured single, “Girls Like You.”
As indicated by Billboard, the battle between Drake and Maroon 5 for the top spot is tight. The rapper’s viral hit is on pace to notch 40 million U.S. streams and 17,000 downloads this week, while Maroon 5’s track will earn 28 million U.S. streams and 18,000 sold but will be bolstered by more radio play.
Nielsen’s expectations give Drake the slight win, which would break the record for most weeks at No. 1 in a year by an artist. He’s currently tied for first with Usher, who burned through 28 weeks in the best spot in 2004 with four distinct singles. Drake managed with just three (“Nice for What,” “God’s Plan,” and “In My Feelings”).
He probably won’t notice if he is dethroned because reports are circulating of him doing the absolute most to wow his 18-year-old model boo, Bella Harris.