XXXTentacion Charts 9 Songs on Billboard Hot 100, Led by 'Sad!' at No. 1
The rapper/singer appears posthumously after his June 18 shooting death.
As previously reported, his top entry, "Sad!," surges from No. 52 to No. 1, to become the first posthumous No. 1 for a lead soloist since The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Mo Money Mo Problems" in 1997.
"Sad!" makes its jump with 48.9 million U.S. streams, up 264 percent, in the week ending June 21, according to Nielsen Music, as it takes over atop the Streaming Songs chart. It also sold 26,000 downloads sold (up 659 percent) and drew 2.9 million radio audience impressions (up 112 percent) in the chart's tracking week.
Of XXXTentacion's nine entries on the latest Hot 100, seven re-enter (all at new peaks), while one, "Hope," debuts at No. 80.
Here's a look at all nine of XXXTentacion's songs on the new, June 30-dated Hot 100:
Hot 100 Rank, Title
No. 1, "Sad!" (up from No. 52)
No. 16, "Moonlight" (re-entry)
No. 18, "Changes" (re-entry)
No. 19, "Jocelyn Flores" (re-entry)
No. 28, "F**k Love," featuring Trippie Redd (re-entry)
No. 42, "Everybody Dies on Their Nightmares" (re-entry)
No. 58, "The Remedy for a Broke Heart (Why Am I So in Love)" (re-entry)
No. 80, "Hope" (debut)
No. 82, "Numb" (re-entry)
XXXTentacion also becomes the 12th solo rapper to chart at least nine entries on the Hot 100 simultaneously. The others to achieve the feat: Cardi B, Drake, Future, J. Cole, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Wayne, Logic, Post Malone and Kanye West.
XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, was shot and killed June 18 in Deerfield Beach, Florida, at age 20. His success was overlapped with numerous controversies and legal troubles leading up to his death. When he died, he was awaiting trial on over a dozen felony charges and allegations of domestic violence against his then-pregnant girlfriend.