led to multiple Grammy Award nominations, including Best Rap Album and Best New Artist for Drake himself. As of 2016, the album had sold over 5 million copies worldwide. Collaborations Fireworks , featuring Alicia Keys Up All Night , featuring Nicki Minaj Fancy , featuring T.I. and Swizz Beatz Shut It Down , featuring The Dream Unforgettable , featuring Young Jeezy Light Up , featuring Jay-Z Miss Me , featuring Lil Wayne Drake’s second album, T ake C are , was a more mature effort, and it debuted in November of 2011. The singer claimed he felt rushed on his first album, and he wanted to“take care” and take his time on the newest work. Audiences certainly enjoyed the effort. Singles scored hits, such as Headlines , peaking at number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100, and the second single, Make Me Proud , reaching ninety-seven. Once again nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, he won the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. While it did not sell as well as his first album, T ake C are sold a little over 3 million copies T ake C are (Released November 15, 2011)

seventeen. The mixtape received almost universal acclaim from critics around the world. The success led to Drake’s signing with Young Money Entertainment in 2009. This launched him into worldwide fame, including a series of successful albums and tours. Its achievements also led to his departure from Degrassi: The Next Generation . Collaborations Successful, featuring Trey Songz and Lil Wayne Let’s Call It Off , featuring Peter Bjorn and John Ignorant S , featuring Lil Wayne A Night Off , featuring Lloyd Little Bit , featuring Lykke Li Unstoppable (Remix) , featuring Santigold and Lil Wayne Uptown , featuring Bun B and Lil Wayne Bria’s Interlude , featuring Omarion Albums

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T hank M e L ater (Released June 15, 2010)

In 2010, Drake released his first real album as part of the Young Money Entertainment label. This debut creation became a critical and commercial hit. The first single, Over , reached number fourteen on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and the second single, Find Your Love , peaked at number five. The album






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