Best known for super smashes 'One Dance' and 'Hotline Bling', Drake has rap star status with lasting memes to match - everyone loves a dancing Drake!

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  • Best Canadian Act

  • Best Male

  • Best Hip Hop

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Video: Hotline Bling

Fun Facts

From: Toronto, Ontario,

Debut: ’Thank Me Later’ (2010)

Big Break: ‘Best I Ever Had’ (2009)

Biggest Hit: ’One Dance’ (2016)

Cool Collabs: Rihanna, Lil Wayne

EMA Nominations: Best Hip Hop/Best North American Act 2012, Best Hip Hop/Best Canadian Act 2013, Best Hip Hop/Best Canadian Act 2014, Best Hip Hop/Best Canadian Act 2015

Fun Fact: Before he was a rapper, he was a TV actor and went by the name Aubrey Drake Graham.

Why MTV Loves Him: He’s gained respect as a rapper from all around the world but never forgets where he came from.