J. Cole's Top 5 Biggest Billboard Hits

J Cole
Anthony Blasko

J Cole photographed in 2014.

J. Cole may be a hometown hero, thanks to his latest album 2014 Forest Hills Drive, but the rapper will be leaving his beloved North Carolina for Long Island, New York, this month to headline the Billboard Hot 100 Festival Aug. 20-21.

Billboard's Hot 100 Music Festival

In honor of Cole’s upcoming performance at the festival, produced by Billboard in partnership with Live Nation, see the biggest J. Cole songs to chart on the Hot 100 to date. (Get tickets to the festival here.)

Billboard Hot 100 Fest 2016

5. “Can’t Get Enough”
Peak Position: 52
Peak Date: 2/11/12

4. “No Role Modelz”
Peak Position: 36
Peak Date: 1/2/16

3. “Crooked Smile”
Peak Position: 27
Peak Date: 10/5/13

2. “Power Trip”
Peak Position: 19
Peak Date: 7/20/13

1. “Work Out”
Peak Position: 13
Peak Date: 1/28/12

J. Cole's top five Billboard Hot 100 hits chart is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100, through the Aug. 8, 2016, ranking. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, certain eras are weighted to account for different chart turnover rates over various periods.

Billboard Hot 100 Fest 2016


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