All 11 Songs from “Jesus Is King” Debut on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart

As Kanye West celebrates his ninth total and consecutive No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Nov. 9), as Jesus Is King launches at No. 1 with 264,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music, all 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, earning 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 latest 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, “Though the Wire,” which arrived on Nov. 29, 2003, and peaked at No. 15 in February 2004.

Upping his total 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).

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SOURCE: Billboard, Xander Zellner