R&B singer Kem earns his second No. 1, while Eminem blasts onto Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with 'Guts Over Glory,' featuring Sia.
Kem collects his second No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as Promise to Love: Album IV arrives with 52,000 units sold in the week ending Aug. 31, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The R&B singer last topped the list in 2005, when Album ll posted a similar 53,000 copies in its opening week.
The new set's first single, "It's You," debuts on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 49 -- his first track to land on the chart since "You're On My Mind" reached No. 25 in May 2012. The new bouncy love song steps 22-20 on Hot R&B Songs, marking his first track to appear since the chart's inception in October 2012.
'Guts' Goes For Glory: Eminem earns the top debut on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as "Guts Over Fear," featuring Sia, enters at No. 6. The song was released on Aug. 25 following the announcement of a double-album compilation due on Nov. 24 titled Shady XV, celebrating the 15th anniversary of Eminem's label, Shady Records. "Guts" sold 134,000 digital downloads and also debuts at No. 3 on Rap Digital Songs. Its arrival on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs is largely driven by its digital sales, which comprise 80 percent of its chart points.