Jay-Z is set to celebrate his 11th American number one album, overtaking Elvis Presley as the solo artist with the most chart-toppers in US chart history.

According to the BBC, the rapper's latest album 'Blueprint 3' is set to top the Billboard 200 chart, topping Elvis's record of 10 number ones.

Billboard said the 39-year-old had so far sold 476,000 copies of the LP however The Beatles are still the most successful act on the US chart, with 19 US number one albums under their belt.

The legendary four-piece also feature heavily on the US chart this week following the release of their remastered back catalogue, which have sold a total of 626,000 copies in the US.