Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. Aubrey Drake Graham known on stage a Drake has been announced as the Billboard Artist of the Decade.
The 34-year-old Canadian rapper will be receiving the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 23, the award ceremony will be broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
After first appearing on Billboard charts in 2009, Drake banked nine Billboard 200 No. 1s in the 2010s, first leading with his debut 2010 studio LP, Thank Me Later, and most recently reigning with 2019’s Care Package. He also scored six Hot 100 No. 1s in that span. Since his debut, he has obliterated numerous chart records, including the most Hot 100 top 10s (45, to-date) and overall entries (232), according to Billboard.
Drake, who is the most awarded artist in the show’s history having collected 27 awards total has scored eight No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and garnered an impressive nine No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, the latter being the most of any artist over the past decade.
2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs 2021) will be hosted by Nick Jonas, and will be seeing performances from the likes of BTS, The Weeknd and P!nk.
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