Charts analysis: Drake racks up 30 weeks at singles summit

Two acts have spent 30 weeks atop the singles charts in the 2010s – and they’re both Canadian.

Justin Bieber was first to the target, scoring six No.1s between 2015 and 2017, the last of which was Despacito, a track that was originally by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, but which spent 11 weeks at the summit once Bieber’s vocals had been added to it.

The second is rapper Drake, who secures his 30th week at the summit this week, with ...

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