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Lil Wayne tops Elvis Presley's Billboard record

Rapper Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., leaves a pre-sentencing hearing in a firearms possession case at the Manhattan Supreme Court in New York December 15, 2009. (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly)

NEW YORK: Lil Wayne is not only making rap history, he's rock 'n roll history: the rapper has surpassed Elvis Presley as the leading male with the most entries on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

Lil Wayne now has 109 songs on that chart with the debut of Game's song "Celebration," where he is a guest alongside Chris Brown, Tyga and Wiz Khalifa. Of his 109 charted songs, only 42 are led by Lil Wayne; 67 are songs where he is the featured act.

Elvis Presley totaled 108 songs on the Hot 100 since it launched in 1958. Presley's career kicked off before that and several of his songs - like "Heartbreak Hotel" - could not be included in his total number.

The "Glee" cast has the most Hot 100 entries with 204.

 

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