Friday, 15 August 2014
Nicki Minaj beats Michael Jackson's US chart record
The King of Pop has been dethroned. Singer Nicki Minaj has bettered Michael Jackson's record for the most Billboard Hot 100 hits, reports Digital Spy. Nicki's latest single 'Anaconda' has debuted at number 19, giving the rapper her 51st Hot 100 hit, beating Jackson's previous record of 50, Yahoo! Music reports. Digital Spy reports that "Nicki made her chart debut in February 2010 when she featured on Lil Wayne's 'Knockout', while her first as a lead artist came four months later with 'Your Love'. Nicki's 51 singles, only 20 feature her as the lead artist, with 31 guest features. All of Jackson's 50 Hot 100 hits feature him as the lead or co-lead. Michael's guest features are not included in his tally as he didn't take a credit for his appearances on Rockwell's 'Somebody's Watching Me' or Diana Ross's 'Eaten Alive'".