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DMX, Taylor Swift Songs Dot LyricFind Charts

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DMX performs at Masters Of Ceremony 2019 at Barclays Center on June 28, 2019 in New York City.

In all, 10 DMX songs launch on LyricFind U.S. after his death, while seven ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ recordings appear as well.

Songs from DMX and Taylor Swift dot Billboard’s LyricFind U.S. and LyricFind Global charts, led by the former’s “X Gon’ Give It to Ya,” which crowns both lists dated April 17.

The LyricFind Global and LyricFind U.S. charts rank the fastest momentum-gaining tracks in lyric-search queries and usages globally and in the U.S., respectively, provided by LyricFind. The Global chart includes queries from all countries, including the U.S. The company is the world's leader in licensed lyrics, with data provided by more than 5,000 publishers and utilized by more than 100 services, including Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Microsoft, SoundHound and iHeartRadio. The latest tracking week ended April 11.

In all, 10 DMX songs reach LyricFind U.S., while three make it onto LyricFind Global, following the rapper’s April 9 death.

“X” is followed by “Party Up (Up in Here)” (No. 3), “Damien” (No. 5), “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” (No. 6), “Slippin’” (No. 8), “How’s It Goin’ Down” (No. 9) and “Who We Be” (No. 10) in the top 10.

According to LyricFind, “X” saw a 5,888% increase in lyric views following the rapper’s death, while the biggest percentage boost belonged to “Where the Hood At (No. 13, LyricFind U.S.), with a 16,800% boost.

Meanwhile, Taylor Swift sends seven titles onto LyricFind U.S., coinciding with the April 9 release of Fearless (Taylor’s Version), her rerecording of her 2008 studio album Fearless. “The Way I Loved You (Taylor’s Version)” leads the group at No. 7, followed by “Superstar (Taylor’s Version)” at No. 14.

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Two of the Swift songs also hit LyricFind Global, led again by “The Way I Loved You” (No. 9).

Some songs from Fearless (Taylor’s Version) are expected to reach the Billboard Hot 100 dated April 24 following their first full week of streaming, sales and radio airplay, while DMX could also appear on the ranking thanks to sales and streaming increases after his death.