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Justin Bieber made history on Tuesday (July 20) because the youngest solo artist to ever hit 100 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at the age of 27. The observe that cinched the milestone changed into once “Protect,” the synthy tune on which he guested as a characteristic with The Baby Laroi and debuted at No. 3.
Sooner than Bieber’s success, Drake previously held the occupation title at 28 years outmoded in 2015 and is now in 2d set up. Lil Wayne is next down in third set up alongside with his 100th Hot 100 scored at 29 years outmoded in 2012. Taylor Swift, Future, Nicki Minaj, and Kanye West are among the artists who have also crossed this threshold.
“Protect,” a lamenting, heartbreaking tune pleading for a accomplice now no longer to leave, changed into once launched on July 9. It marked the 2d collaboration between Bieber and Laroi since the observe “Unstable” off Bieber’s fresh album Justice, which changed into once launched in March early this 365 days. The observe changed into once launched with a song video that captured Laroi and Bieber as time perceived to be frozen around them. Bieber appeared on the rooftop of a building, the set up he delivered the 2d verse.
Bieber received his first Hot 100 in July 2009 alongside with his debut single “One Time” and at the time, he changed into once simplest 15 years outmoded. Bieber has had seven songs hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 in total, with the most up-to-date one being “Peaches,” that comprises Daniel Caesar and Giveon. It peaked on April 3, 2021. Other No. 1 songs embrace “Stuck With U” with Ariana Grande and “Despacito” with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.
As of this week, Justin Bieber is within the intervening time ranked No. 5. on the Artist 100 chart and has been for 334 weeks. And if the tune’s title is any indication, he is here to end.