Top 25 Artists of the Decade for 2010 to 2019 – Drake

by | Dec 28, 2022 | Music


Score Position: #3

Longevity Score: 9/10

Potency Ranking: 42.03 (#22)

Lead vs. Featuring Rate: 61.76%

Best Year: 2018

Other Awards: Highest Yearly Score of the Decade (2018), Artist of the Year 2018, Artist of the Summer 2016, Artist of the Summer 2018, Most Songs of the Decade, Song of the Summer 2016 (“One Dance”)

Toronto’s own “6 God”, Drake started from the bottom and now he is one of the most successful and influential artists of the 2010s. Drake released a number of critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums and singles that helped him become one of the biggest names in hip hop and popular music.

He began the decade with the release of his debut studio album, “Thank Me Later,” in 2010, which included hit singles such as “Find Your Love” and “Miss Me.” He followed this with the release of his second studio album, “Take Care,” in 2011, which featured hit singles such as “Headlines” and “The Motto” and earned him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.

Throughout the rest of the 2010s, Drake released a number of successful albums and singles, including “Nothing Was the Same” (2013), “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” (2015), “Views” (2016), “More Life” (2017), and “Scorpion” (2018). He also became known for his collaborations with other artists, including “What A Time To Be Alive” with Future, “Poetic Justice” with Kendrick Lamar, and “No Stylist” with French Montana. He won a total of four Grammy Awards during the 2010s.

Drake and Maroon 5 tied for the highest Longevity Score in the 2010s decade with both scoring 9/10. The only year that Drake did not have a hit song was 2014. The only year that Maroon 5 did not have a hit song was 2010.

Biggest songs of the decade:

  • “BedRock” (2009 – charted in 2010) (Young Money featuring Lil Wayne, Gudda Gudda, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Tyga, Jae Millz, and Lloyd)

  • “What’s My Name?” (2010) (Rihanna featuring Drake)

  • “Find Your Love” (2010)

  • “Right Above It” (2010) (Lil Wayne featuring Drake} (Certified Tune)

  • “Take Care” (featuring Rihanna) (2011)

  • “I’m On One” (2011) (DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne) (Certified Tune)

  • “She Will” (2011) (Lil Wayne featuring Drake} (Certified Tune)

  • “Make Me Proud” (featuring Nicki Minaj) (2011) (Certified Tune)

  • “Fuckin’ Problems” (2012) (A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar) (Certified Tune)

  • “Started from the Bottom” (2013) (Certified Tune)

  • “Hold On, We’re Going Home” (featuring Majid Jordan) (2013)

  • “Love Me” (2013) (Lil Wayne featuring Future and Drake} (Certified Tune)

  • “Hotline Bling” (2015)

  • “Work” (2016) (Rihanna featuring Drake)

  • “One Dance” (featuring Wizkid and Kyla) (2016) (Certified Tune)

  • “Fake Love” (2016) (Certified Tune)

  • “Passionfruit” (2017) (Certified Tune)

  • “Portland” (featuring Quavo and Travis Scott) (2017)

  • “In My Feelings” (2018) (Certified Tune)

  • “Nonstop” (2018)

  • “God’s Plan” (2018) (Certified Tune)

  • “I’m Upset” (2018)

  • “Nice for What” (2018)

  • “Mia” (2018) (Bad Bunny featuring Drake)

  • “Diplomatic Immunity” (2018)

  • “Don’t Matter To Me” (featuring Michael Jackson) (2018)

  • “Emotionless” (2018)

  • “Walk It Talk It” (2018) (Migos featuring Drake)

  • “Look Alive” (2018) (BlocBoy JB featuring Drake)

  • “Summer Sixteen” (2018)

  • “Yes Indeed” (2018) (Lil Baby featuring Drake)

  • “Going Bad” (2019) (Meek Mill featuring Drake)

  • “No Guidance” (2019) (Chris Brown featuring Drake)

  • “Money In The Grave” (featuring Rick Ross) (2019)


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