Glee Cast Surpasses Elvis with 200 Charted Billboard Hot 100 Songs

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In the course of almost three years, the cast of Glee has has managed to get a total of 200 songs to reach the Billboard Hot 100 chart. They first appeared on the chart on the week of June 9th in 2009 with their cover of Journey‘s “Don’t Stop Believin,” which also serves as their highest charting song on the chart to date. Their version reached #4 on the chart and also out peaked the original version, which only made it to #9.

Glee‘s cover version of Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used to Know” debuts at #26, while the Duran Duran Hungry Like the Wolf and Rio mash-up enters at #98. Despite the cast’s record total of Hot 100 visits, most Glee songs spend a mere one week on the chart. Only 33 of 200 entries have racked more than a single frame on the list, with “Believin’” leading with seven charted weeks total. Take a look at the top 10 artists who have the most Hot 100 hits on the chart, dating back to the week of August 4, 1958 below

#1 Glee Cast -200
#2 Elvis Presley -108
#3 Lil Wayne -101
#4 James Brown -91
#5 Ray Charles -74
#6 Aretha Franklin -73
#7 The Beatles -71
#8 Jay-Z -70
#9 Elton John -67
#10 Stevie Wonder -63

Watch Glee perform Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkhT_W0CR6w

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