Nicki Minaj Breaks Aretha Franklin’s Billboard Hot 100 Hits Record
Nicki Minaj made Billboard history this week, passing the legendary Aretha Franklin for the most total hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since its inception 58 years ago.
With her latest singles ("No Frauds" at No. 14, "Regret in Your Tears" at No. 61 and "Changed It" at No. 71), the rapper reached 76 total Billboard Hot 100-charting hits, surpassing previous record holder Franklin's career-spanning 73, according to Billboard.
Franklin held the record for nearly four decades, starting June 18, 1977 when "Break It to Me Gently" pushed her to the top of the chart.
See the top 10 women on the Billboard Hot 100, below:
76, Nicki Minaj
73, Aretha Franklin
70, Taylor Swift
56, Dionne Warwick
53, Connie Francis
48, Mariah Carey
48, Brenda Lee
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