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Nicki Minaj has become the first female artist with 100 career visits to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, debuting at No. 83 on the survey dated Nov. 10 as the featured artist on Tyga’s track “Dip.”
Just four other acts have tallied triple-digit appearance totals on the Hot 100, which blends streaming, airplay and sales data, and which turned 60 in August. The Glee cast leads with 207 entries, followed by Drake (191), Lil Wayne (160) and Elvis Presley (108, with the career of the late “King of Rock and Roll” having predated the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception).
Below is a look at the acts with the most Hot 100 appearances of all time.
207, Glee cast
160, Lil Wayne
108, Elvis Presley
100, Nicki Minaj
93, Kanye West
91, James Brown
90, Chris Brown
77, Taylor Swift
75, Ray Charles
73, Aretha Franklin
71, The Beatles
70, Justin Bieber
Minaj boasts 17 Hot 100 top 10s, the most among female rappers. She reached a high of No. 2 with “Anaconda” in 2014 and most recently ranked in the top 10 as featured, with Murda Beatz, on 6ix9ine’s “FEFE,” which reached No. 3 in August.
Minaj has earned all 100 of her Hot 100 entries this decade. She first entered the list as featured on Lil Wayne’s “Knockout,” which debuted at its No. 44 peak on the chart dated Feb. 20, 2010.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.
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