Kanye West Lands 23 Songs From ‘Donda’ on Billboard Hot 100, With Two in Top 10

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In another highlight of his massive week on Billboard’s charts (dated Sept. 11), Kanye West charts 23 songs on the Billboard Hot 100, all of which are debuts from his new album Donda.

Donda launches at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 309,000 equivalent album units, according to MRC Data, marking the biggest week of the year so far, surpassing the opening frame of Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour (295,000, June 5). West earns his 10th No. 1 album, becoming just the seventh artist with at least that many, joining The Beatles (19), Jay-Z (14; he provides uncredited guest vocals on Donda’s “Jail”), Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand (11 each), Eminem and Elvis Presley (10 each).

Here’s a recap of West’s Hot 100 haul this week:

Rank, Title
No. 6, “Hurricane”
No. 10, “Jail”
No. 11, “Off the Grid”
No. 12, “Ok Ok”
No. 16, “Junya”
No. 17, “Moon”
No. 20, “Praise God”
No. 26, “Jesus Lord”
No. 27, “Jonah”
No. 28, “Believe What I Say”
No. 30, “God Breathed”
No. 40, “Remote Control”
No. 42, “Heaven and Hell”
No. 43, “24”
No. 52, “Pure Souls”
No. 53, “No Child Left Behind”
No. 58, “Donda”
No. 59, “Keep My Spirit Alive”
No. 63, “Jail Pt 2″
No. 68, “New Again”
No. 70, “Lord I Need You”
No. 77, “Come to Life”
No. 90, “Tell the Vision”

In the 63-year history of the Hot 100, only one other artist has charted at least 23 songs on the list in a single week: Drake, who has done so three times. He charted 24 titles on the April 8, 2017-dated survey, and again on July 21, 2018. On July 14, 2018, he landed a record 27 songs on the Hot 100, concurrent with the chart start of his LP Scorpion.

The 23 debuts on the Hot 100 up West’s total to 133 career entries, the fifth-most all-time. Drake leads with 237 (a sum set to increase next week, on the chart dated Sept. 18, following the Sept. 3 release of his LP Certified Lover Boy). The Glee Cast ranks second with 207 entries, followed by Lil Wayne (175) and Taylor Swift (137).

“Hurricane” and “Jail” also mark West’s 19th and 20th top 10s on the Hot 100, as he becomes the 21st act to reach the milestone of 20 or more top 10s.

West also now has 68 career top 40 hits on the Hot 100, the fifth-most, after Drake (122), Lil Wayne (86), Elvis Presley and Swift (80 each).

Plus, in 2021 alone, West has charted 25 songs on the Hot 100, the third-most after Lil Durk (36; he provides vocals on Donda’s “Jonah”) and Lil Baby (29; he contributes vocals, with The Weeknd, to “Hurricane”).

All charts dated Sept. 11 will update Wednesday (Sept. 8) on Billboard.com.

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