Drake has been announced ‘Artist of the Decade’ as he rules Billboard’s Top Artists of the 2010s chart. He is said to receive the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on May 23.
Drake, who holds the title for most Billboard Music Awards with 27 wins, is receiving the award after being ranked the best-performing artist of the last 10 years, based on activity on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and the Billboard 200 albums tally, as well as social media data and touring revenue from Billboard Boxscore, from Dec. 5, 2009, through Sept. 28, 2019.
Drake also sets the bar at the Billboard Music Awards, holding the title of most BBMAs, with 27 wins. Last year, he hauled home a massive 12 prizes. This year, he’ll receive the Artist of the Decade Award, on top of any wins from the seven categories in which he is a finalist, including Top Artist.
The Canadian rapper is also up for seven awards in standard categories: Top Radio Song, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist.