The 7 Billboard Hot 100 Milestones That Will (Probably) Never Be Broken

Senior Pop Culture Editor
10.06.14 11 Comments
Katy Perry Performs At The Odyssey Arena, Belfast

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Well, it’s official: Drake’s bigger than Jesus because Drake’s bigger than the Beatles. Wheelchair Jimmy now has 72 Billboard Hot 100 hits, or one more than the Fab Four. That sound impressive, and it is, until you realize that only lifts Drake to #8. Who has more? The answer is horrifying, and just one of seven Billboard musical milestones that are unlikely to be broken anytime soon.

1. Most Hot 100 Entries

Glee Live! In Concert! At The Mandalay Bay Events Center

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First Place: Glee cast (207)
Runner-Up: Elvis Presley (149)

2. Songwriters with the Most Number-One Singles

"The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles" - Roaming Show

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First Place: Paul McCartney (32)
Runner-Up: John Lennon (26)

3. Most Consecutive Years with a Number-One Single

2013 BET Awards - Show

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First Place: Mariah Carey (11 years)
Runner-Up: Elvis Presley and the Beatles (7 years)

4. Most Consecutive Weeks In Top 10

Elle Style Awards 2014 - Red Carpet Arrivals

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First Place: Katy Perry (69 weeks)
Runner-Up: Ace of Base (48 weeks)

5. Most Top-10 Singles

56th GRAMMY Awards - Show

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First Place: Madonna (38)
Runner-Up: Elvis Presley (36)

6. Most Top-40 Singles

President Richard Nixon meets with Elvis Presley

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First Place: Elvis Presley (114)
Runner-Up: Lil Wayne (64)

7. Most Consecutive Number-One Singles

Super Bowl XXV: New York Giants v Buffalo Bills

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First Place: Whitney Houston (7)
Runner-Up: The Beatles and Bee Gees (6)

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