The star’s Bom Bidi Bom collaboration with Nick Jonas has debuted at 54, giving Nicki her 72nd appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 countdown.
One more hit and she’ll match Aretha’s 73 Hot 100 visits.
In the 58-year history of the U.S. chart only three women have landed 70 or more hit on the chart – Taylor Swift is the third, with 70.
Madonna and Rihanna make up the rest of the top five with 57 hits apiece.
Rihanna made history in the Hot 100 earlier this week (beg17Feb17) by breaking a tie with Michael Jackson with her 30th top 10 hit.
Love on the Brain jumped up five spots to number eight, making the Umbrella singer the third most prolific top 10 artist, behind only Madonna and The Beatles.