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Nicki Minaj Passes Aretha Franklin for Most Hot 100 Hits by Female Artist

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Nicki Minaj beat out Aretha Franklin, taking the title of most Hot 100-charting songs for a female artist in Billboard history. Franklin previously held the record with 73 Hot 100 songs, and has held the title since 1977. But after dropping her trio of new tracks, "No Frauds," "Regret In Your Tears," and "Changed It," Minaj sits atop the throne with a whopping 76.

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Of all acts in music history, the one with the most Billboard Hot 100 hits is the cast of Glee, with 205. Minaj now sits 9th overall, behind her frequent collaborators Lil Wayne, with 135, and Drake, with 133.

Queen Nicki took to Instagram after learning of the news to offer some truly iconic content:


When u find out u just became the only woman in the history of billboard to have 76 Hot 100 billboard entries.

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