Nicki Minaj Sets New Chart Record with 'Pink Friday 2' Dominating Billboard Hot 100

Nicki Minaj's Historic Triumph on Billboard Hot 100: Pink Friday 2 Shatters Records with 17 Charting Songs
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Nicki Minaj, the iconic rapper, has once again marked her name in the annals of music history, this time on the illustrious Billboard Hot 100. Following the release of her highly anticipated album, Pink Friday 2, the artist has achieved a groundbreaking feat, securing the record for the female rap album with the highest number of songs appearing on the Hot 100.

Chart Data reports that a staggering 17 out of 22 tracks from Nicki's latest project have found their place on the Hot 100 chart. This remarkable achievement not only showcases the album's widespread appeal but also underscores Nicki Minaj's enduring influence in the rap landscape.

An impressive 14 of these 17 songs made their debut on the most recent Hot 100 chart. Among them, the Lil Uzi Vert-assisted track "Everybody" soared to the highest position at No. 26, closely followed by the Drake collaboration "Needle" at No. 34 and "FTCU" at No. 42. The chart also welcomes other standout tracks like "Barbie Dangerous" (No. 58), "Are You Gone Already" (No. 60), and "Let Me Calm Down" featuring J. Cole (No. 63), showcasing the album's diverse range and widespread appeal.

Notably, "Super Freaky Girl" had previously claimed the top spot last year, solidifying Nicki's consistent chart-topping prowess. Additionally, "Red Ruby da Sleeze" (No. 13) and "Last Time I Saw You" (No. 23) had also graced the Hot 100 in earlier appearances.

This historic milestone arrives hot on the heels of another record-breaking achievement for Nicki Minaj on the Billboard 200. Pink Friday 2, with an impressive 228,000 album-equivalent units in its debut week, secured Nicki's third No. 1 album, making her the female rapper with the most chart-topping albums.

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Released on December 8, coinciding with Nicki Minaj's 41st birthday, Pink Friday 2 serves as a triumphant sequel to her 2010 debut album and marks her first full-length project since 2018's Queen. The album, released via Young Money/Republic Records, features a star-studded lineup of collaborators, including Drake, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Lil Uzi Vert, Future, Skillibeng, Lourdiz, Skeng, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and bonus track appearances by 50 Cent, Monica, and Keyshia Cole.

Nicki Minaj's continuous chart dominance underscores not only her individual success but also her enduring impact on the rap genre, solidifying her status as one of the most influential and groundbreaking artists in contemporary music.

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