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Lil Wayne Beats Elvis Presley On Highest Number Of Top 40 Hits In History

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Lil Wayne Surpasses Elvis Presley On Highest No Of Top 40 

Lil Wayne Surpasses Elvis Presley On Highest No Of Top 40

Weeks after Lil Wayne dropped his long anticipated album “Funeral”, he has officially surpassed Elvis Presley’s number of Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 hits, with a total of 82.

This officially makes Weezy the artist with the second highest number of Top 40 hits in history, next only to his former fellow Young Money man, Drake, who has exactly 100.




Wayne’s recent album “Funeral” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard, Wayne managed to nab himself four Billboard Hot 100 hits.

 

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According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the album’s title track sits at No. 88, followed by “Mamma Mia” at No. 87, and Mahogany at No. 61. With the Big Sean and Lil Baby-featured song, “I Do It,” is sitting at No. 33.

Weezy F Baby has secured his 82nd Top 40 hit of his career, allowing him to surpass Elvis Presley’s record as having the second highest number of Top 40 hits in the chart’s history. In total, Wayne has 167 career entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the third-highest number of hits besides Drake and the Glee cast, who are tied at 207 each.




Most Top 40 Hot 100 Hits
100 – Drake
82 – Lil Wayne
81 – Elvis Presley
63 – Taylor Swift
57 – Elton John
56 – Kanye West
54 – Nicki Minaj
51 – Eminem
51 – Glee Cast
50 – The Beatles
50 – Jay-Z
50 – Rihanna

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