Weezy just stepped on Elvis’s blue suede shoes.
Young Money leader Lil Wayne has reportedly passed late music icon Elvis Presley for the most Hot 100 appearances among solo acts at the ripe age of 30.
According to reports, Wayne currently holds nearly 110 Hot 100 chart landings.
He’ll always be the King of Rock and Roll, but when it comes to the artist with the most Billboard Hot 100 hits, Elvis Presley ‘s longstanding record total gives way to a new stats king: Lil Wayne. As he debuts as a featured artist (with Chris Brown , Tyga and Wiz Khalifa ) on Game ‘s aptly titled “Celebration” at No. 82, the superstar rapper rewrites the mark for the most Hot 100 chart visits. Now with 109 entries, Weezy passes Elvis Presley, who totaled 108 between the chart’s 1958 launch and 2003. The “Glee” cast is the only act with more Hot 100 hits than Lil Wayne or Presley, having tallied 204 entries since its 2009 arrival. (Billboard)
The rapper’s run on the Hot 100 reportedly dates back to the late 1990′s.
Presley’s Hot 100 span encompasses the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception through Oct. 4, 2003 (45 years and two months), when “Rubberneckin’ ” ranked at No. 100 after peaking at No. 94. Lil Wayne has passed Presley’s total over 13 years and three months, having first appeared the week of July 10, 1999. While making approximately two-thirds of his Hot 100 visits in featured roles, Lil Wayne has still enjoyed laudable Hot 100 accolades. He’s notched two No. 1s: 2008′s “Lollipop” and 2009′s “Down,” on which he assisted Jay Sean . Fifty-seven of his Hot 100 entries have reached the top 40 and 17, the top 10 (compared to Presley’s 80 and 25, respectively
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