Rihanna & Drake’s “Work” Claims Ninth Week at #1 on Hot 100

Drake Rihanna [Official Work Video / Def Jam]

Desiigner’s “Panda” put up a fight, but Rihanna’s “Work (featuring Drake)” ultimately retains its throne as the hottest song in America.

The smash “ANTI” single earns a ninth straight week at #1 on the all-encompassing Hot 100.

It also gives Rihanna her 60th total week at #1 on the Hot 100 chart. Rihanna thus breaks the tie with The Beatles and outright claims the second-greatest number of career weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100.

Only Mariah Carey, who has led 79 editions of the chart, has enjoyed more weeks on top.

The aforementioned “Panda” improves to #2 this week. The full Top 10 is as follows:

10) G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha – Me, Myself & I (=)
9) DNCE – Cake By The Ocean (+3)
8) Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (-2)
7) Fifth Harmony – Work From Home ft. Ty Dolla $ign (+2)
6) Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (+2)
4) Meghan Trainior – NO (-1)
3) Lukas Graham – 7 Years (-1)
2) Desiigner – Panda (+3)
1) Rihanna – Work ft. Drake (=)

Written by Brian Cantor

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