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The Powerball jackpot is on the rise again, and the latest one is now at a whopping $725 million dollars. If you take the cash option, which most people do, that’s still a whopping $366.2 million dollars. With that much money on the line, everyone starts looking for that winning combination of lucky Powerball numbers to play.

There are some numbers that historically have been picked the most. You can check those numbers out HERE. But if you’re looking for a different way to pick your numbers, we’re going to help you out. We’ve listed some of your favorite artists. Pick one, check out significant numbers in their lives, play them, and cross your fingers.

How do you pick your lucky Powerball numbers?

It seems that everyone has their own way of deciding their numbers. A lot of people go by the easiest, the “quick pick” which picks the random numbers for you. Then there are other people who put great care in picking specific numbers. They use their anniversary date, their kid’s birthdays, and even numbers that come to them in a dream. Apparently about 70-80% of people do “quick picks.” About the same percentage of people who win use “quick picks.” So I guess it doesn’t matter which you decide to do. However you pick your tickets, it’s always fun to dream about winning Powerball. You never know if you could be the lucky person to buy that $2 dollar ticket.

Biggest Powerball jackpots ever

Tonight’s jackpot is now the seventh-largest Powerball jackpot ever, and is the second-largest Powerball jackpot so far, this year. In case you’re wondering, here are the biggest Powerball jackpots ever.

  1. $2.04 billion – Nov. 7, 2022
  2. $1.586 billion – Jan. 13, 2016
  3. $768.4 million – March 27, 2019
  4. $758.7 million – Aug. 23, 2017
  5. $754.6 million – Feb. 6, 2023
  6. $731.1 million – Jan. 20, 2021
  7. $725 million (est.) – July 12, 2023
  8. $699.8 million – Oct. 4, 2021
  9. $687.8 million – Oct. 27, 2018
  10. $632.6 million – Jan. 5, 2022

The last Powerball that had winning numbers was back in April. Tonight’s drawing is one of three each week. They’re every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. You’ll need a whole lot of luck as the odds of winning the top Powerball prize are 1 in 292,201,338.

Good luck and hope your favorite artist brings you the luck you need!

  • Drake: 5 - 11 – 24 – 36 – 40 Powerball number: 6

    Picture of Drake on stage with his arms open, wearing a black shirt and pants

    5: The number of Grammys that Drake has won

    11: Son Addonis born October 11th

    24: Birthday October 24th

    36: Drake’s age

    40: Drake’s long-time producer and friend is Noah “40” Shebib

    Powerball Number: 6: I mean his nickname is 6 God

  • Beyonce: 5 – 7 – 11 – 36 - 41 Powerball number: 4

    Beyonce on stage wearing thigh-high white boots and a silver bodysuit

    5: As a kid, Beyoncé would charge her parents and friends $5 each to watch her perform.

    7: Renaissance is Beyonce’s 7th studio album

    11: In 2017, Beyonce broke the yearly record for the most liked image on Instagram with 11.2 million likes, after announcing that she was pregnant with twins.

    36: Beyoncé’s vocal range spans 3.6 octaves and is classified as mezzo-soprano.

    41 – Beyonce’s current age.

    Powerball Number: 4 – It’s Queen Bey’s favorite number.

  • Bruno Mars – 4 – 6 – 8 – 15 – 42 – 54 Powerball Number: 24

    Picture of Bruno Mars in front of a large plant with a pina colada in his hand. Wearing a black suit, mustard-colored shirt and sunglasses

    4: Bruno has four tattoos. A gypsy on his left forearm, an anchor on his right forearm, his mother’s name on his right shoulder, and “Pete’s boy” on his left bicep.

    6: Bruno is one of six children.

    8: He was born October 8, 1985

    15: The number of Grammys he’s won.

    42: The number of followers he has on Twitter. Well officially it’s 42.3, but let’s go with 42.

    54: I n 2019, he was placed at number 54 on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

    Powerball number: 24 for 24K magic!

  • Jay-Z 4 – 18 – 24 – 25 - 40 Powerball Number: 44

    Picture of Jay-Z sitting, wearing a pink suit and holding a glass of champagne, smiling.

    4: He and Beyonce were married on April 4, 2008

    18: Well, Jay has 99 problems. The numbers don’t go that high, so 9 + 9 = 18.

    24: The number of Grammy Awards he’s won

    25: His net worth is 2.5 billion.

    40: For Jay’s 40/40 Club

    Powerball number: 44 for his 4:44 album

  • Nicki Minaj – 8 – 12 – 15 – 19 - 25 Powerball Number: 7

    Picture of Nicki Minaj in front of a Barbie sign at the Barbie movie premiere

    8: Nicki was born on December 8, 1982

    12: The age Nicki says she wrote her first rap.

    15: The number of jobs she said she had been fired from.

    19: Nicki’s Anaconda broke YouTube records with over 19 million clicks the first day it was released.

    25:  In 2012, Nicki helped raise $250 million for the MAC AIDS Fund with a partnership with MAC.

    Powerball Number: 7 – Nicki is the first solo female artist to have seven singles simultaneously charting on the Billboard U.S. Hot 100 Chart.

  • Tupac – 7 – 13 – 16 – 18 - 31 Powerball Number: 2

    Picture of Tupac with a microphone in his hand. Blue bandana around his head, blue shirt with a white vest

    7: Tupac officially died at 4:03 PM. 4+3 = 7 Also he died at an age of 25 years. 2+5 = 7.

    13: Tupac’s album All Eyes on Me was released on Feb.13, 1996. Tupac died on Sept.13, 1996.

    16: Tupac was born on June 16, 1971

    18 and 31: Tupac had the bible scripture Exodus 18:31 tattooed on his back.

    Powerball Number: 2 (for 2Pac obviously)

  • Biggie – 2 – 4 – 10 – 21 – 24 Powerball Number: 9

    Notorious B.I.G. rapping into the mic wearing a multicolor shirt and black hat

    2: The number of studio albums that Biggie released before he died. Ready to Die, and Life After Death.

    4: He married Faith Evans August 4, 1994. Just a week after they met.

    10: From the Ten Crack Commandments, Biggie’s 1997 double-album ”Life After Death.”

    21: He was born on May 21, 1972

    24: The age Biggie was when he died in a drive-by shooting in LA.

    Powerball Number: 9 – I would be 72 if the numbers went that high, so we had to do 7 + 2 = 9. Seventy-two was the year Biggie was born, as well as the jersey number he wore in the Juicy video. The number was retired at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2017.

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