The Year in Chart Achievements: BTS, Cardi B, Bruno Mars & More


A have a look at probably the most notable chart numbers of 2018, from 100 to 1.

As all the time, 2018 introduced unprecedented feats, and a few quirky happenings, to Billboard charts.

Let's recap 10 of probably the most notable achievements on Billboard tallies, on the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and extra, over the previous 12 months.

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100 – Nicki Minaj grew to become the primary girl to achieve 100 profession Hot 100 appearances. She joined the Glee Cast (which leads with 207), Drake, Lil Wayne and Elvis Presley within the triple-digit membership.

56 – Record complete weeks atop Hot Latin Songs for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," that includes Justin Bieber. The reign started in February 2017 and ran via this August.

50 – Similarly, Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha shattered the mark for probably the most time atop Hot Country Songs: 50 weeks, with "Meant to Be."

36 – With Egypt Station, Paul McCartney notched his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 in over 36 years, ending the longest hole between leaders for a residing artist within the chart's historical past. "You know, it feels actually nice," he informed Billboard. "'Cause you may't get a lot larger than No. 1, you already know?"

34 – Record consecutive weeks that rap songs led the Hot 100, between Drake's "God's Plan" in February and "In My Feelings" in September. Speaking of Drake …

33 – Total Hot 100 high 10s up to now for Drake, who set the mark for probably the most amongst solo males. Only Madonna (38) and The Beatles (34) boast extra.

26(th letter of the alphabet) – The highest-charting Hot 100 hit that begins with the letter "Z"? "ZEZE"! Kodak Black's monitor (that includes Travis Scott and Offset) reached No. 2 in October. It zoomed previous the prior zenith: No. eight for "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah," by Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans, in 1963.

three – Bruno Mars joined Mariah Carey and BeyoncĂ© as the one artists with a minimum of three high 5 Hot 100 hits from every of their first three correct albums, as "Finesse," with Cardi B, reached, appropriately, No. three in January. It adopted the title monitor and "That's What I Like" from his 24Okay Magic LP.

2 – More Cardi B, who grew to become the primary feminine rapper with two Hot 100 No. 1s. In July, "I Like It," with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, led, after her debut hit, "Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)," dominated for 3 weeks in October 2017.

1 – BTS earned the primary two No. 1 albums by a Okay-pop act on the Billboard 200: Love Yourself: Tear, in June, and Love Yourself: Answer, in September.

Additional reporting by Keith Caulfield

The Year in Chart Achievements: BTS, Cardi B, Bruno Mars & More