Kanye West Surpasses Michael Jackson with Most Top 40 Hits by a Male Artist
Kanye West has officially surpassed Michael Jackson for number of Top 40 hits.
According to Billboard, the feature on Schoolboy Q’s “That Part” gave Yeezy his 40th Top 40 single, over Jackson and Frankie Valli tying at 39 hits for a male artist on the Top 40 list.
Kanye sits on the top 10 list along with Jay Z, Lil Wayne, and Drake as the only hip-hop acts, but get the full list below.
80, Elvis Presley
69, Lil Wayne
57, Elton John
46, Stevie Wonder
45, Jay Z
44, James Brown
42, Chris Brown
41, Marvin Gaye
40, Kanye West
Drake recently became the second male solo artist to hold the #1 song and album on the Billboard charts for seven weeks, and Rihanna has the most Hot 100 Top 10’s. They both tie with Michael Jackson on those lists.