Drake is Billboard's Artist of the Decade

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Drake will receive Billboard's Artist of the Decade award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) taking place on 23 May.

"Drake's dominance during the 2010s wins him top honors in the overall top artist category, which ranks the best-performing artists 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, during the decade [sic]," Billboard explains.

See a full breakdown of his achievements on their charts here.

Drake has been nominated for seven awards at this year's ceremony and already holds the title as the artist who has bagged the most Billboard trophies, standing at 27 wins so far. 

The 2021 BBMAs will be hosted by Nick Jonas and will see performances by stars like The Weeknd, P!nk and BTS, who will hit the stage with their new single Butter

P!nk will also be receiving the Icon Award at the ceremony this year, making her the youngest artist to do so. 

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