Drake Crowned Billboard’s Artist Of The Decade

Drake Crowned Billboard’s Artist Of The Decade

Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham popularly known as Drake will be honored as the Billboards artist of the Decade award at the 2021 Billboards Music Award {BBMAs} slated on May 23, 2021 according to the publication.

The “Scorpion” rapper has broken a number of Billboard chart records, including having the most tracks in the top 10 of the Hot 100 songs chart.

Drake first made his appearance on a Billboard chart in 2009; his debut studio album, “Thank Me Later,” debuted at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart the following year.

In celebratory mood, for the Artist of the Decade honor, which encompasses all genres, Drake took to his social media account in a series of posts, saying he was “high on life.” 

“Today was one of those days it doesn’t feel real…” he wrote in a post, which also mentioned he had dinner with Ronald Isley, the lead singer of The Isley Brothers. “Waking up to artist of the decade then having dinner with my idol @ronaldisley and listening to the stories behind every song that shaped my love for emotional music and created my formula for a lot of my writing… high on life right now my g’z.”

During the announcement Billboard said it considered multiple factors when determining the winner of the Artist of the Decade award, including chart performance, social media data and touring revenue. Taylor Swift was the first runners up on the list of Billboard’s top artists of the 2010s.

Drake, who holds the title for the most Billboard Music Awards with 27 trophies, is working on his sixth studio album. 

The Grammy-winning rapper initially announced that the highly anticipated album, “Certified Lover Boy,” would come out in January 2021. But he ended up postponing the album’s release, saying he was recovering from a surgery

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