Nicki Minaj Ties With Aretha Franklin For Billboard Record
The self-proclaimed Queen Of Rap Nicki Minaj has had more appearances on the Billboard Hot 100 charts out of any women in history.
Minaj’s song with Gucci Mane, “Make Love,” debuted at number 78 this week, marking her 73rd entry on the chart. She now shares this record with the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
The two artists are tied for first, while Taylor Swift closely follows behind with 70 songs charting. Rihanna is one above the Queen of Pop Madonna with 58 songs on the chart, putting her in fourth place. Her song with Future titled “Selfish” debuted at number 37.
Minaj is the lead artist on 29 of her 73 charting songs, and a featured artist on 44 of them. Her first appearance on the chart was Lil Wayne’s “Knockout” in 2010, and her highest charting song was “Anaconda,” which hit number two in 2014.