Every One of the 11 songs from Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’ album debut on Hot 100

As Kanye West celebrates his ninth aggregate and back to back No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Nov. 9), as Jesus Is King launches at No. 1 with 264,000 proportionate album units, as indicated by Nielsen Music, every one of the 11 songs from the set, his first religious release, debut on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Follow God” leads the way at No. 7 on the Hot 100, winning West his 18th career top 10 and tying him with Ludacris for the fifth-most among rappers, after Drake (35), Lil Wayne (24), Eminem (21) and Jay-Z (21).

Here’s a look at all 11 of West’s songs on the most recent Hot 100:

Rank, Title

No. 7, “Follow God”
No. 17, “Closed on Sunday”
No. 19, “Selah”
No. 23, “On God”
No. 33, “Everything We Need,” feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Ant Clemons
No. 36, “God Is”
No. 37, “Use This Gospel,” feat. Clipse & Kenny G
No. 44, “Every Hour,” feat. Sunday Service Choir
No. 50, “Water,” feat. Ant Clemons
No. 59, “Hands-On,” feat. Fred Hammond
No. 62, “Jesus Is Lord”

With 11 debuts this week, West has now charted 107 total songs on the Hot 100, dating to his first entry, “Through the Wire,” which landed on Nov. 29, 2003, and peaked at No. 15 in February 2004.

Increasing his aggregate from 96 Hot 100 visits to 107, West surpasses Nicki Minaj (105), Jay-Z (100) and Chris Brown (96) for fifth-most in the chart’s 61-year history. The Glee Cast holds the record, with 207, followed by Drake (205), Lil Wayne (163) and Elvis Presley (109).

In 2019 alone, West has charted 12 songs on the Hot 100, as the current week’s haul follows YNW Melly’s “Mixed Personalities,” including West (No. 42 peaks in April).

Then, the 11 debuts spark Ant Clemons, Fred Hammond, and the Sunday Service Choir’s first Hot 100 appearances.

In addition, hip-hop duo Clipse (involving Pusha T and No Malice) wins its fifth Hot 100 entry, and first, since “Mama, I Don’t Love Her,” including Faith Evans, in 2003, while saxophone superstar Kenny G acquires his 12th and first since “Auld Lang Syne” in 2000. Clipse and Kenny G are both credited on “Use This Gospel,” new at No. 37.

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