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Billboard to honour Drake with ‘Artist of the Decade Award’

Drake will receive the ‘Artist of the Year Award’ at the 2021 BBMAs

Photo: Rolling Stone

Canadian rapper Drake will be honoured at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) with the prestigious ‘Artist of the Decade Award’.

Photo: Rolling Stone

Drake currently holds the record for most Billboard Music Awards with twenty-seven awards. In 2019, he took home twelve awards including the top artist award. According to Billboard, ‘Artists of the Decade’ is based upon the “activity on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and the Billboard 200 albums tally, as well as social media data and touring revenue from Billboard Boxscore, from December 5, 2009, through September 28, 2019.”

Drake is the only solo male artist with more than fifty career weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He also boasts of a record of two hundred and thirty-two entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as well as forty-five top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.


Written by Ralph Okobz

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