Kanye West Notches 75th Billboard Hot 100 Hit, Tying Ray Charles' Total

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With eight debuts, West passes Taylor Swift, The Beatles & Aretha Franklin's sums and matches Charles for the eighth-most Hot 100 entries all time.

As Kanye West debuts eight songs on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated April 23) from his new album The Life of Pablo, which arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, he ups his career total to 75 Hot 100 entries. With his latest charted hits, he ties late legend Ray Charles for the eighth-most Hot 100 visits (including lead and featured billings) dating to the list's Aug. 4, 1958, launch.

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As West had tallied 67 Hot 100 entries until this week, tying him with Elton John, he vaults into the top 10 on the list of acts with the most appearances ever on the chart. With his eight new Hot 100 titles, he jumps over the totals of Taylor Swift (69), The Beatles (71) and Aretha Franklin (73).

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Upon West's additions to his Hot 100 history, here is an updated look at the acts with the most appearances on the chart all time:

207, Glee Cast
129, Lil Wayne
108, Elvis Presley
107, Drake
91, James Brown
83, Jay Z
78, Chris Brown
75, Ray Charles
75, Kanye West
73, Aretha Franklin
71, The Beatles
69, Taylor Swift
67, Elton John
66, Nicki Minaj
63, Stevie Wonder
62, Justin Bieber

The West-Charles chart connection is their latest link: West's 10-week 2005 Hot 100 No. 1 "Gold Digger," featuring Jamie Foxx (one of West's four Hot 100 leaders), samples Charles' "I Got a Woman." Released more than three years before the Hot 100's inception, "Woman" topped Billboard's Most Played in Juke Boxes R&B songs tally dated May 7, 1955.