Drake has leapfrogged the competition to steal this week’s number one spot after a surge on his new track God’s Plan.
Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars are vying for top honours at the American Music Awards.
Rapper Drake stopped a performance in the middle of a track to come to the defence of his female fans who, he said, were being groped in the crowd.
Drake has helped revive gritty London drama Top Boy for a third season at Netflix.
US musician Diddy has been named the highest-paid hip-hop artist for a third year running.