Rihanna’s Drake-assisted “Work” has entered the Hot 100’s top five, rising 7-4 in its third week. The song is Rihanna’s 20th top five Hot 100 hit, making her just the eighth artist to hit that milestone.
Here is an updated look at the acts with the most top five Hot 100 hits:
29, The Beatles
26, Mariah Carey
24, Janet Jackson
21, Elvis Presley (whose career predated the Hot 100’s 1958 launch by two years)
20, Michael Jackson
20, Stevie Wonder
(Among artists with the most Hot 100 top 10s, Rihanna ranks in a tie for fifth place.)
Partly powering the ascent of “Work,” the song zooms 41-4 on Streaming Songs (15 million, up 222 percent) and 16-1 on the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart (13 million, up 209 percent, becoming her third No. 1 on the tally), with the track’s arrival on Spotify, which accounts for 47 percent of its overall streams, heavily pushing its rise.
“Work” also charges 20-13 on Radio Songs (63 million, up 23 percent), winning the Hot 100’s top Streaming and Airplay Gainer awards. On Digital Songs, the single rises 3-2 (113,000, down 27 percent).
“Work” also leads the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for a second nonconsecutive week.