You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.

X

Welcome to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

breaking news

Springfield fatal shooting victim identified

Nicki Minaj beats Aretha Franklin's Billboard 100 record


Nicki Minaj has set a Billboard Hot 100 record.

Billboard reported that the rapper has beaten Aretha Franklin for the most hits on the chart of any female artist.

>> Read more trending news

Franklin has 73 songs that have appeared on the chart. Minaj’s  simultaneously released songs on March 10 -- “No Frauds” featuring Lil Wayne and Drake, “Regret In Your Tears,” and “Changed It” featuring Lil Wayne -- bring her tally to 76.

Franklin is now in second place for the most Hot 100 entries by a female artist after holding the record for nearly 40 years.

Others on the list include Taylor Swift with 70 entries, Rihanna with 58 entries, Madonna with 57 entries, Beyonce with 54 entries, Mariah Carey with 48 entries and Janet Jackson with 40 entries.

Minaj has the benefit of changes in the industry, with streaming and online music store sales factoring into her appearances on the chart.

Read more at Billboard.com.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Homepage