Childish Gambino spent two weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with his viral hit “This is America,” but he wasn’t able to hold Drake at bay for very long. On the chart dated June 2, the artist also known as Donald Glover relinquished the top spot to the artist formerly known as Aubrey Graham. Watch the video above to see who else made the top-10 this week.
Drake’s “Nice for What” debuted at number-one seven weeks ago and spent four straight weeks in the top spot before Gambino ambushed him with “This is America.” But now “Nice for What” is back in first place for its fifth nonconsecutive week, pushing “This is America” to number-two.
“Nice for What” gets a boost on the chart despite taking a dip in most metrics used to determine the charts. It increased its radio airplay by 2%, but it was down 8% in streams and down 10% in digital song sales. So there could be room for a song on the rise to finally end Drake’s domination in the coming weeks. The Canadian rapper has been number-one for the majority of 2018, counting the 5 weeks for “Nice for What” and the 11 weeks in first place for “God’s Plan,” which is still going strong at number-three.
Not content to take back his Hot 100 crown with “Nice for What,” Drake also entered the top-10 as a featured artist on Lil Baby‘s “Yes Indeed,” which skyrockets from number-49 to number-6 upon the release of Lil Baby’s album “Harder Than Ever,” which just debuted at number-three on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It’s the first top-10 hit for Lil Baby but the 26th for Drake, which is more than Elvis Presley.
Lil Baby isn’t the only first-timer in the top-10. BTS also broke new ground with the number-10 debut of their single “Fake Love,” which is the first top-10 hit ever for a K-pop band. This coincides with the release of the boy band’s new album “Love Yourself: Tear,” which became the first K-pop album to ever top that chart.