A HUGE congratulations are in order to Nicki Minaj who becomes the first female artist with 100 songs to make it to the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
That's right, Nicki made the momentous feat after debuting at No. 83 on the survey (dated Nov. 10) as the featured artist on Tyga's track "Dip,"
Only 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 GleeCast leads with 207 entries, followed by Drake (191), Lil Wayne (160) and Elvis Presley (108, with his career having predated the chart's Aug. 4, 1958, inception).
Here's a look at the acts with the most Hot 100 appearances of all time:
207, Glee Cast 191, Drake 160, Lil Wayne 108, Elvis Presley 100, Nicki Minaj 98, JAY-Z 93, Kanye West 91, James Brown 90, Chris Brown 77, Taylor Swift 75, Ray Charles 75, Future 73, Eminem 73, Aretha Franklin 71, The Beatles 70, Justin Bieber
Minaj boasts 17 Hot 100 top 10s, the most among female rappers. She has hit a No. 2 high 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.