Aretha Franklin’s Record 20 No. 1 R&B Chart Hits, in Order
THE QUEEN OF SOUL
Aretha Franklin’s astonishing career in music found the Queen of Soul scoring 20 No. 1 hits on Billboard’s R&B chart. Nobody on earth has more, and only Stevie Wonder has met that total—though, with 19 No. 1 hits, Drake is poised to eventually seize that crown.
Until that happens, though, we can take a trip through Franklin’s chart-toppers, in chronological order: